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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.