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As a part of our Economics in Africa campaign, the following books will be free to view until the end of March!

You can enjoy free access to the following eBooks throughout March. Simply click on the book titles below. For more information on these titles, please visit the links provided in the Related Products section below.


Gendered Insecurities, Health and Development in Africa 

Eastern and Western Ideas for African Growth: Diversity and Complementarity in Development Aid 

Monetary and Financial Integration in West Africa

Reforming Land and Resource Use in South Africa: Impact on Livelihoods  

Risk and Social Change in an African Rural Economy: Livelihoods in Pastoralist Communities 

Rural Poverty and Income Dynamics in Asia and Africa 

The African-Asian Divide: Analyzing Institutions and Accumulation in Kenya 

Trade Relations Between the EU and Africa: Development, challenges and options beyond the Cotonou Agreement 

Africa and Europe: From Partition to Independence or Dependence? 

The Development of Capitalism in Africa 

Economic Integration in Africa 

Integration, Development and Equity: Economic Integration in West Africa

An Introduction to the Politics of Tropical Africa 

Poverty, Class and Gender in Rural Africa: A Tanzanian Case Study 

The Economies of Africa 


 

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Related Products

  1. Gendered Insecurities, Health and Development in Africa

    Edited by Howard Stein, Amal Hassan Fadlalla

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    The concept of security has often narrowly focused on issues surrounding the protection of national borders from outside threats. However, a richer idea of human security has become increasingly important in the past decade or so. The aim is to incorporate various dimensions of the downside risks...

    Published June 13th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Eastern and Western Ideas for African Growth

    Diversity and Complementarity in Development Aid

    Edited by Kenichi Ohno, Izumi Ohno

    Series: Routledge-GRIPS Development Forum Studies

    The West and the East approach economic development differently. The Europeans and Americans stress free and fair business climate, promoting private activities generally without picking winners, and improving governance. East Asia is interested in achieving concrete results and projects rather...

    Published April 28th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Monetary and Financial Integration in West Africa

    Edited by Temitope W Oshikoya

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    Monetary and Financial Integration in West Africa details the progress, challenges faced, and potential of the project intended to create a West African Monetary Zone (WAMZ) between Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Nigeria and Sierra Leone. Given the trend towards regionalization of economic ties across the...

    Published July 22nd 2010 by Routledge

  4. Reforming Land and Resource Use in South Africa

    Impact on Livelihoods

    Edited by Paul Hebinck, Charlie Shackleton

    Series: Routledge ISS Studies in Rural Livelihoods

    This book debates the emergent proprieties of rural and peri-urban South Africa since land and agrarian reforms were initiated after the transition to democracy in 1994. It explores how these reforms have broadened options for the use of land and natural resources. Reform-minded policies in South...

    Published October 25th 2010 by Routledge

  5. Risk and Social Change in an African Rural Economy

    Livelihoods in Pastoralist Communities

    By John G. McPeak, Peter D. Little, Cheryl R. Doss

    Series: Routledge ISS Studies in Rural Livelihoods

    Pastoralists’ role in contemporary Africa typically goes underappreciated and misunderstood by development agencies, external observers, and policymakers. Yet, arid and semi-arid lands (ASAL), which are used predominantly for extensive livestock grazing, comprise nearly half of the continent’s land...

    Published July 21st 2011 by Routledge

  6. Rural Poverty and Income Dynamics in Asia and Africa

    Edited by Keijiro Otsuka, Jonna P. Estudillo, Yasuyuki Sawada

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    Although there is much interest in poverty reduction, there are few agreed upon strategies to effectively reduce poverty. In this new book, the editors have gathered together various evidences on poverty dynamics, based on panel data from the last few decades in the Philippines, Thailand,...

    Published November 11th 2008 by Routledge

  7. The African-Asian Divide

    Analyzing Institutions and Accumulation in Kenya

    By Paul Vandenberg

    Series: New Political Economy

    Why have Africans not gained a more dominant position in urban manufacturing in Kenya? This question is explored through an analysis of the institutions, both formal and informal, that have affected patterns of capital accumulation in Kenya by the African and Asian (Indian) communities. Using a new...

    Published June 23rd 2006 by Routledge

  8. Trade Relations Between the EU and Africa

    Development, challenges and options beyond the Cotonou Agreement

    Edited by Yenkong Ngangjoh-Hodu, Francis A.S.T. Matambalya

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    Trade liberalisation and openness, as linchpins for development have been flagships of conventional economic policy advices to most African countries over the last few decades. Much of the orientation of the focus however has been on the impact of international trade on development rather than the...

    Published October 6th 2009 by Routledge

  9. Africa and Europe

    From Partition to Independence or Dependence?

    Edited by Amadu Sesay

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    It is now over 100 years since the Berlin Conference of 1884 which started the ‘Scramble for Africa’ whereby the various European powers carved up the African Continent between themselves. During the last century the relationship between Africa and Europe has changed dramatically – from a colonial...

    Published November 25th 2010 by Routledge

  10. The Development of Capitalism in Africa

    By John Sender, Sheila Smith

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    First published in 1986, this work challenges underdevelopment analyses of Africa’s past experiences and future prospects, and builds upon a very wide range of recent historical research to argue that the impact of Capitalism has resulted in economic progress and significant improvements in living...

    Published November 26th 2010 by Routledge

  11. Economic Integration in Africa

    By Peter Robson

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    First published in 1968, this reissue is a study of contemporary international economic policy, with particular emphasis upon economic integration as a means of bringing about a faster rate of economic progress and of helping to overcome poverty. Peter Robson’s book is a study of the rationale of...

    Published November 25th 2010 by Routledge

  12. Integration, development and equity: economic integration in West Africa

    By Peter Robson

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    This reissue, first published in 1983, is an authoritative study of economic integration among the states of West Africa, focusing upon the issues and experience of the four main initiatives for regional integration in West Africa, namely the Economic Community of West African States, the Mano...

    Published November 26th 2010 by Routledge

  13. An Introduction to the Politics of Tropical Africa

    By Richard Hodder-Williams

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    This wide-ranging and informative introduction to politics in tropical Africa, first published in 1984, is essential reading to students, businessmen, government officials and economic advisers alike. Situating the contemporary scene firmly in its historical context, which stresses both...

    Published November 26th 2010 by Routledge

  14. Poverty, Class and Gender in Rural Africa

    A Tanzanian Case Study

    By John Sender, Sheila Smith

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    Focussing on a Fieldwork study of the West Usambaras in Tanzania, this study, first published in 1990, deals with processes of class formation and capitalist accumulation, and the dynamics of rural poverty and gender relations. Arguing that rural differentiation is systematically reinforced by the...

    Published November 25th 2010 by Routledge

  15. The Economies of Africa

    Edited by Peter Robson, D A Lury

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    This reissue, first published in 1969 brings together structural and analytical studies of seven single African countries, together with two studies of groups of countries which, although politically separate, have in the past had close economic links. These countries are Algeria, Cameroon, Ghana,...

    Published November 25th 2010 by Routledge