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Forthcoming African Studies Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Unequal Treatment (Routledge Revivals)

    A Study in the Neo-Classical Theory of Discrimination

    By Mats Lundahl, Eskil Wadensjo

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This book, written by two leading Swedish economists and first published in 1984, constitutes a threefold contribution to the expanding field of economic discrimination. In the first place, it summarizes different approaches to the economics of discrimination, from the beginning of the British...

    To Be Published September 12th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Incentives and Agriculture in East Africa (Routledge Revivals)

    By Mats Lundahl

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Agriculture is at the centre of the economies of many developing countries, and its stagnation and poor performance across large parts of Africa is a major cause for concern. First published in 1990, this book focuses on the nature and role of incentives in agricultural organization and production...

    To Be Published September 12th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Climate Variability and Water Dependent Sectors

    Impacts and Potential Adaptations

    Edited by Dannele E. Peck, Jeffrey M. Peterson

    Demand for water in agricultural, municipal, industrial, and environmental uses is growing. More frequent and severe extreme weather conditions now exacerbate water shortages in many locations and existing infrastructure to store and release water rarely has the capacity to both prevent floods...

    To Be Published September 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  4. Soccer in the Middle East

    Edited by Alon Raab, Issam Khalidi

    Series: Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

    Soccer is a vital part of the Middle East’s cultural and political fabric, most recently demonstrated by the way the recent successes of the Iraqi national team suggested possibilities of unity and solidarity. This edited collection explores the multifaceted connections between soccer and society...

    To Be Published September 25th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Conflict, Reconciliation and Peace Education

    Moving Burundi Toward a Sustainable Future

    By William Timpson, Elavie Ndura, Apollinaire Bangayimbaga

    Series: Routledge Research in International and Comparative Education

    When the September 11, 2001 attacks in the United States occurred—causing that nation to wage wars of revenge in Afghanistan and Iraq—the people of Burundi were recovering from nearly forty years of violence, genocide and civil wars that had killed nearly one million and produced another million...

    To Be Published September 25th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Empirical Development Economics

    By Måns Söderbom, Francis Teal, Markus Eberhardt, Simon Quinn, Andrew Zeitlin

    Series: Routledge Advanced Texts in Economics and Finance

    Understanding why so many people across the world are so poor is one of the central intellectual challenges of our time. What explains a pattern of extreme destitution for billions combined with plutocratic levels of income for a tiny minority? This book offers a novel approach to addressing these...

    To Be Published September 30th 2014 by Routledge

  7. The History of Africa

    The Quest for Eternal Harmony

    By Molefi Kete Asante

    There is a paradox about Africa: it remains a subject that attracts considerable attention yet rarely is there a full appreciation of its complexity. African historiography has typically consisted of writing Africa for Europe—instead of writing Africa for itself, as itself, from its own...

    To Be Published October 14th 2014 by Routledge

  8. International Law and Boundary Disputes in Africa

    By Gbenga Oduntan

    Series: Routledge Research in International Law

    Lord Curzon’s view that frontiers are the razor’s edge on which hang suspended the modern issues of war or peace, of life or death to nations holds true in the 21st century. Sovereignty and jurisdiction, as well as effective territorial control, are problematic concepts the world over and Africa...

    To Be Published October 15th 2014 by Routledge

  9. The Political Invention of Fragile States

    The Power of Ideas

    Edited by Sonja Grimm, Nicolas Lemay-Hebert, Olivier Nay

    Series: ThirdWorlds

    This book investigates the emergence, the dissemination and the reception of the notion of ‘state fragility’. It analyses the process of conceptualisation, examining how the ‘fragile states’ concept was framed by policy makers to describe reality in accordance with their priorities in the fields of...

    To Be Published October 15th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Food Safety and Informal Markets

    Animal Products in Sub-Saharan Africa

    Edited by Kristina Roesel, Delia Grace

    Animal products are vital components of the diets and livelihoods of people across sub-Saharan Africa. They are frequently traded in local, unregulated markets and this can pose significant health risks. This volume presents an accessible overview of these issues in the context of food safety,...

    To Be Published October 15th 2014 by Routledge