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New and Published Books

  1. Rural Development and the Construction of New Markets

    Edited by Paul Hebinck, Sergio Schneider, Jan Douwe van der Ploeg

    Series: Routledge ISS Studies in Rural Livelihoods

    This book focuses on empirical experiences related to market development, and specifically new markets with structurally different characteristics than mainstream markets. Europe, Brazil, China and the rather robust and complex African experiences are covered to provide a rich multidisciplinary and...

    Published August 20th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Darfur's Political Economy

    A Quest for Development

    Edited by Hamid Eltgani Ali

    Series: Europa Country Perspectives

    Darfur is a vast region endowed with limited and unexplored natural resources, poor infrastructure, and lack of major development projects, and identifying its economic and human development needs brings us closer to finding ways to alleviate its human suffering and environmental stress. This book...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Self-Determination and Secession in Africa

    The Post-Colonial State

    Edited by Redie Bereketeab

    Series: Routledge Studies in African Development

    This book provides a unique comparative study of the major secessionist and self-determination movements in post-colonial Africa, examining theory, international law, charters of the United Nations, and the Organisation of African Unity (OAU)/African Union’s (AU) stance on the issue. The book...

    Published August 8th 2014 by Routledge

  4. African Industrial Development and European Union Co-operation

    Prospects for a reengineered partnership

    Edited by Francis A.S.T. Matambalya

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    Of the 54African states, only South Africa is categorised by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) amongst industrialised countries. The economic activities in Africa are still dominated by the production and trade of agricultural and mineral commodities. This situation is...

    Published August 5th 2014 by Routledge

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. Education Outcomes and Poverty in the South

    A Reassessment

    By Christopher Colclough

    Series: Education, Poverty and International Development

    Education has an extraordinarily important role to play in efforts to eliminate poverty world-wide. This book reveals the nature and complexity of these relationships and provides indispensible pointers to the kinds and extent of policy changes that are required. Based on highly innovative...

    Published July 17th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Teacher Education and the Challenge of Development

    A Global Analysis

    Edited by Bob Moon

    Series: Education, Poverty and International Development

    In developing countries across the world, qualified teachers are a rarity, with thousands of untrained adults taking over the role and millions of children having no access to schooling at all. The supply of high-quality teachers is falling behind: poor status, low salaries and inadequate working...

    Published July 17th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Knowledge Systems and Change in Climate Governance

    Comparing India and South Africa

    By Babette Never

    Series: Routledge Advances in Climate Change Research

    The success of international efforts to manage climate change depends on the participation of emerging economies. This book uses a comparative study of two of the most important, India and South Africa, to reveal new insights into managing climate change on a global scale. The book provides a...

    Published July 14th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Press Freedom in Africa

    Comparative perspectives

    Edited by Herman Wasserman

    This book gives an overview of current debates surrounding press freedom in Africa in response to ongoing contestations between media and governments on the continent. Through case studies of individual African countries as well as international comparisons, a wide range of global contributors...

    Published July 4th 2014 by Routledge