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Forthcoming African Studies Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Water and Climate Change in Africa

    Challenges and Community Initiatives in Durban, Maputo and Nairobi

    Edited by Patricia E. Perkins

    Series: Routledge Advances in Climate Change Research

    In the coming decades, countries around the world will face increasingly severe challenges related to global climate change. While the details vary from country to country, the impacts will be especially grave for marginalized people, whose access to food, potable water, and safe shelter may be...

    To Be Published May 9th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Real Governance and Practical Norms in Sub-Saharan Africa

    The game of the rules

    Edited by Tom De Herdt, Jean-Pierre OLIVIER de SARDAN

    Series: Routledge Studies in African Politics and International Relations

    Although international development discourse considers the state as a crucial development actor, there remains a significant discrepancy between the official norms of the state and public services and the actual practices of political elites and civil servants. This text interrogates the variety of...

    To Be Published May 11th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Nationalism, Law and Statelessness

    Grand Illusions in the Horn of Africa

    By John R. Campbell

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

    In 1998 a bloody war erupted in The Horn of Africa between Ethiopia and Eritrea. During the war Ethiopia arrested and expelled 70,000 of its citizens, and stripped another 50,000-plus of their citzenship on the basis of their presumed ethnicity. Nationalism, Law and Statelessness: Grand Illusions...

    To Be Published May 12th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Quality Teaching and the Capability Approach

    Evaluating the work and governance of women teachers in rural Sub-Saharan Africa

    By Alison Buckler

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    This book provides an analytical exploration of the condition of teachers working in expanding school systems across the world, with a particular focus on the lives of women teachers in rural Sub-Saharan Africa. Drawing from award-winning research, it looks beyond the official portrayals of...

    To Be Published May 14th 2015 by Routledge

  5. The Western in the Global South

    Edited by MaryEllen Higgins, Rita Keresztesi, Dayna Oscherwitz

    Series: Routledge Advances in Film Studies

    The Western in the Global South investigates the Western film genre's impact, migrations, and reconfigurations in the Global South. Contributors explore how cosmopolitan directors have engaged with, appropriated, and subverted the tropes and conventions of Hollywood and Italian Westerns, and how...

    To Be Published May 20th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Social Demography of South Africa

    Advances and Emerging Issues

    Edited by Clifford O. Odimegwu, John Kekovole

    This edited collection investigates what progress has been made in the field of social demography in South Africa since the democratic dispensation in the country. Contributors offer a compilation of in-depth analytical studies of substantive, technical and contemporary issues in the South African...

    To Be Published May 25th 2015 by Routledge

  7. San Representation

    Politics, Practice and Possibilities

    Edited by Keyan Tomaselli, Michael Wessels

    The San or Bushmen of southern Africa have exerted a fascination over generations of writers and scholars, from novelists and anarchists to ethnologists and geneticists, and also occupy a special place in the popular imagination as the First People and the contemporary remnant of spiritual and...

    To Be Published May 25th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Regime Change and Succession Politics in Africa

    Five Decades of Misrule

    Edited by Maurice Nyamanga Amutabi, Shadrack Wanjala Nasong’o

    Series: Routledge African Studies

    Bringing together scholars from a wide array of disciplines - including anthropology, economics, history, sociology, and political science - this volume addresses the problems of the regime change and state failure in Africa in the context of the global economy, but from a specifically African...

    To Be Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Learner-centred Education in International Perspective

    Whose pedagogy for whose development?

    By Michele Schweisfurth

    Series: Education, Poverty and International Development

    Is learner-centred education appropriate for all societies and classrooms? Learner-centred education (LCE) is a travelling policy, widely promoted by international agencies and national governments. Arguments in favour of this pedagogical tradition refer to theories and evidence from cognitive...

    To Be Published May 31st 2015 by Routledge

  10. Professional Education, Capabilities and the Public Good

    The role of universities in promoting human development

    By Melanie Walker, Monica McLean

    Series: Education, Poverty and International Development

    This book innovatively explores how universities might be engines of reform and be directed towards social change. Using rich case studies drawn from South African research, the book comprehensively provides a myriad of new perspectives on what constitutes a set of appropriate public-good...

    To Be Published May 31st 2015 by Routledge