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  1. Sexual Violence in Conflict and Post-Conflict Societies

    International Agendas and African Contexts

    Edited by Doris Buss, Joanne Lebert, Blair Rutherford, Donna Sharkey, Obijiofor Aginam

    Series: Routledge African Studies

    This book brings together a unique blend of researchers, civil society and community activists all working on different aspects of conflict sexual violence on the African continent. The contributions included here offer a detailed reading of the social and political climate within which some...

    Published August 1st 2014 by Routledge

  2. Continuity and Change in Sub-Saharan African Demography

    Edited by Clifford O. Odimegwu, John Kekovole

    Series: Routledge African Studies

    This book offers an in-depth African perspective to the major issues in demographic discourse in sub-Saharan Africa. It provides comprehensive analysis of sub-Saharan African censuses, profiling demographic changes, trends, patterns and consequences in the region. Interdisciplinary, comprehensive,...

    Published July 25th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Urbanization and Socio-Economic Development in Africa

    Challenges and Opportunities

    Edited by Steve Kayizzi-Mugerwa, Abebe Shimeles, Nadège Désirée Yaméogo

    Series: Routledge African Studies

    The main goal of this book is to put urbanization and its challenges squarely on Africa’s development agenda. Planned urbanization can improve living conditions for the majority, help in the expansion of the middle class, and create conditions for economic transformation. However, many African...

    Published April 28th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Natural Resources, Conflict, and Sustainable Development

    Lessons from the Niger Delta

    Edited by Okechukwu Ukaga, Ukoha O. Ukiwo, Ibaba Samuel Ibaba

    Series: Routledge African Studies

    The Niger Delta Region has in the past two decades experienced protracted violent conflicts. At the roots of these violent conflicts are the genuine quests of the people for sustainable development that is based on social justice, equity, fairness and environmental protection. Although richly...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  5. 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 13th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Indigenous Discourses on Knowledge and Development in Africa

    Edited by Edward Shizha, Ali A. Abdi

    Series: Routledge African Studies

    African social development is often explained from outsider perspectives that are mainly European and Euro-American, leaving African indigenous discourses and ways of knowing and doing absent from discussions and debates on knowledge and development. This book is intended to present Africanist...

    Published November 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  7. 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 13th 2013 by Routledge

  8. African Youth in Contemporary Literature and Popular Culture

    Identity Quest

    Edited by Vivian Yenika-Agbaw, Lindah Mhando

    Series: Routledge African Studies

    This book explores how African youth are depicted in contemporary literature and popular culture, and discusses the different ways by which they attempt to construct personal and cultural identities through popular culture and social media outlets. The contributors approach the subject from an...

    Published November 1st 2013 by Routledge

  9. 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 14th 2013 by Routledge

  10. 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 3rd 2013 by Routledge

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