Is Violence Inevitable in Africa?

Theories of Conflict and Approaches to Conflict Prevention
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ISBN13: 
9789004144507
Publication Date: 
June 2005
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viii, 248 pp.
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1574-6925
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1

Erdmute Alber, University of Bayreuth

In Transfers of Belonging, Erdmute Alber argues for a new understanding of child foster practices in West Africa. It is based on the elaboration of the history of child foster practices in rural and urban Benin.
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Volume: 
19
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004359802
Expected: 
March 2018
€66,00
$76.00

edited by Kurt Beck, University of Bayreuth, Gabriel Klaeger, Goethe University, Frankfurt and Michael Stasik, University of Bayreuth

The Making of the African Road offers anthropological accounts of the infrastructural, economic, political, historical as well as experiential dimensions of the African long-distance road and explores its emerging orders.
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Volume: 
18
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004336742
E-ISBN: 
9789004339040
Publication date: 
February 2017
€67,00
$78.00

Edited by Arrigo Pallotti, University of Bologna, and Ulf Engel, University of Leipzig

As South Africa has entered the third decade after the end of apartheid, this book aims at taking stock of the post-apartheid dynamics in the crucial fields of APRM-relevant politics, social development, land and regional relations.
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Volume: 
17
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004325593
E-ISBN: 
9789004326736
Publication date: 
August 2016
€67,00
$80.00

Kjell Havnevik, Nordic Africa Institute, Uppsala, Sweden, Terje Oestigaard, Nordic Africa Institute, Uppsala, Sweden, Eva Tobisson, Nordic Africa Institute, Uppsala, Sweden, Tea Virtanen, University of Helsinki, Finland

Where do the concepts come from, at what time and why? How has the content of the concepts changed over time, and why? What can the use of the concepts in research add to the understanding of societal change and development?
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Volume: 
16
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004305410
E-ISBN: 
9789004305465
Publication date: 
October 2015
€62,00
$80.00

Kadya Tall, EHESS, Paris, Marie-Emmanuelle Pommerolle, Paris 1- Panthéon Sorbone, Paris, Michel Cahen, CNRS/Sciences Po, Bordeaux

Collective Mobilisation In Africa. Enough Is Enough! is a collection of empirical studies describing the range of protests modes in Africa....
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Volume: 
15
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004293175
E-ISBN: 
9789004300002
Publication date: 
June 2015
€68,00
$86.00

Edited by Afe Adogame, University of Edinburgh, and Andrew Lawrence, Vienna School of International Studies, Vienna

Africa in Scotland, Scotland in Africa provides scholarly, interdisciplinary exploration; and fills a significant gap in interpretation and critical analysis of the complex historical and contemporary relationships, links and networks between Scotland, Africa and the African diaspora.
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Volume: 
14
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004276208
E-ISBN: 
9789004276901
Publication date: 
September 2014
€69,00
$82.00

edited by Andrea Behrends, Sung-Joon Park, Richard Rottenburg, Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg, Germany

Travelling models are a concept that offers to examine the translation of conflict management models into differing practices of ordering in African countries.
Series: 
Volume: 
13
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004264601
E-ISBN: 
9789004274099
Publication date: 
May 2014
€69,00
$82.00

edited by Thomas Bierschenk, Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz, Germany and Jean-Pierre Olivier de Sardan, École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales (EHESS), France

States at Work explores the mundane practices of state-making in Africa by focussing on the daily functioning of public services and the practices of civil servants.
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Volume: 
12
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004264786
E-ISBN: 
9789004264960
Publication date: 
January 2014
€69,00
$82.00

edited by Ulf Engel, University of Leipzig and Manuel João Ramos, University Institute of Lisbon

This volume offers paths for African Studies researchers to understand and explain the various dimensions of African dynamics in a growingly multipolar world.
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Volume: 
11
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004256040
E-ISBN: 
9789004256507
Publication date: 
May 2013
€66,00
$78.00

Lucy Koechlin, University of Basel

Corruption as an Empty Signifier critically explores the ways in which corruption in Africa has been equated with African politics and political order, and offers a novel approach to understanding corruption as a potentially emancipatory discourse of political transformation.
Series: 
Volume: 
10
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004249998
E-ISBN: 
9789004252981
Publication date: 
May 2013
€66,00
$84.00

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