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  1. African Culture and Global Politics

    Language, Philosophies, and Expressive Culture in Africa and the Diaspora

    Edited by Toyin Falola, Danielle Sanchez

    Series: Routledge African Studies

    This volume attempts to insert itself within the larger discussion of Africa in the twenty-first century, especially within the realm of world politics. Despite the underwhelming amount of attention given to Africa's role in international politics in popular news sources, it is evident that Africa...

    Published January 12th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Securing Africa

    Local Crises and Foreign Interventions

    Edited by Toyin Falola, Charles Thomas

    Series: Routledge African Studies

    Africa has been and currently is the site of numerous conflicts and crises. Authors previously wrote of these as specifically African problems or the problems of Europeans in Africa, but newer scholarship on other aspects of Africa has come to stress the interconnectness of Africa and the wider...

    Published November 12th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Environment and Economics in Nigeria

    Edited by Toyin Falola, Adam Paddock

    Series: Routledge African Studies

    This volume gathers contributors across a wide range of disciplines to explore the relationship between the environment, economics, and development in Nigeria from the twentieth century to the present, examining issues such as violence, health, and contemporary concerns about sustainability and...

    Published October 13th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Pan-Africanism, and the Politics of African Citizenship and Identity

    Edited by Toyin Falola, Kwame Essien

    Series: Routledge African Studies

    There is no recent literature that underscores the transition from Pan-Africanism to Diaspora discourse. This book examines the gradual shift and four major transformations in the study of Pan-Africanism. It offers an "academic post-mortem" that seeks to gauge the extent to which...

    Published October 2nd 2013 by Routledge

  5. Landscape, Environment and Technology in Colonial and Postcolonial Africa

    Edited by Toyin Falola, Emily Brownell

    Series: Routledge African Studies

    First published in 2012. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published September 19th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Music, Performance and African Identities

    Edited by Toyin Falola, Tyler Fleming

    Series: Routledge African Studies

    Cutting across countries, genres, and time periods, this volume explores topics ranging from hip hop’s influence on Maasai identity in current day Tanzania to jazz in Bulawayo during the interwar years, using music to tell a larger story about the cultures and societies of Africa....

    Published September 19th 2013 by Routledge

  7. The Political Economy of Development and Underdevelopment in Africa

    Edited by Toyin Falola, Jessica Achberger

    Series: Routledge African Studies

    While Africa is too often regarded as lying on the periphery of the global political arena, this is not the case. African nations have played an important historical role in world affairs. It is with this understanding that the authors in this volume set out upon researching and writing their...

    Published May 21st 2013 by Routledge

  8. African Minorities in the New World

    Edited by Toyin Falola, Niyi Afolabi

    Series: African Studies

    This book uncovers the reality that new African immigrants now represent a significant force in the configuration of American polity and identity especially in the last forty years. Despite their minority status, African immigrants are making their marks in various areas of human endeavor and...

    Published November 27th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Facts, Fiction, and African Creative Imaginations

    Edited by Toyin Falola, Fallou Ngom

    Series: Routledge African Studies

    This volume brings together insights from distinguished scholars from around the world to address the facts, fiction and creative imaginations in the pervasive portrayals of Africa, its people, societies and cultures in the literature and the media. The fictionalization of Africa and African issues...

    Published November 13th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Trans-Atlantic Migration

    The Paradoxes of Exile

    Edited by Toyin Falola, Niyi Afolabi

    Series: African Studies

    This book argues that a new cadre of African immigrants are finding themselves in the New World—mostly well educated, high-income earning professionals, and belonging to the category termed "African brain drain," they constitute the antinomy of those Africans who were forcibly removed from Africa...

    Published April 9th 2012 by Routledge

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