Skip to Content

Books by Subject

Forthcoming African Studies Books

You are currently browsing 1–10 of 55 forthcoming new books in the subject of African Studies — sorted by publish date from upcoming books to future books.

For books that are already published; please browse available books.

Forthcoming Books

  1. 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 April 30th 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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...

    To Be Published April 30th 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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...

    To Be Published May 4th 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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...

    To Be Published May 4th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Adaptive Cross-scalar Governance of Natural Resources

    Edited by Grenville Barnes, Brian Child

    Series: Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

    Natural resource governance is critical for linking poverty reduction and sustainable natural resource use. This book brings together authors from various disciplines with extensive field experience to promote an integrative understanding of cross-scale and adaptive governance in Africa and Latin...

    To Be Published May 7th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Youth and Employment in Sub-Saharan Africa

    Working but Poor

    Edited by Hiroyuki Hino, Gustav Ranis

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    It is widely acknowledged that youth unemployment is one of the most critical challenges facing countries in Sub-Saharan Africa. This volume brings together an eminent group of international scholars to analyse the extent and complex nature of this joblessness, and offer a set of evidence-based...

    To Be Published May 12th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Confronting Land and Property Problems for Peace

    Edited by Shinichi Takeuchi

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

    This collection clarifies the background of land and property problems in conflict-affected settings, and explores appropriate policy measures for peace-building. While land and property problems exist in any society, they can be particularly exacerbated in conflict-affected settings –...

    To Be Published May 27th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Livelihoods and Learning

    Education For All and the marginalisation of mobile pastoralists

    By Caroline Dyer

    Series: Education, Poverty and International Development

    Current paradigms of ‘development’ generally serve mobile pastoralist groups poorly: their visibility in policy processes is minimal, and their mobility is constructed by the powerful as a ‘problem’, rather than as a rational livelihood strategy. Increasingly damaged eco-systems, shrinking natural...

    To Be Published May 28th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Pilgrimage Tourism of Diaspora Africans to Ghana

    By Ann Reed

    Series: Routledge Studies on African and Black Diaspora

    Processes of globalization have led to diasporic groups longing for their homelands. One such group includes descendants from African ancestors displaced by the trans-Atlantic slave trade, who may be uncertain about their families' exact origins. Traveling home often means visiting African sites...

    To Be Published June 15th 2014 by Routledge

  10. 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,...

    To Be Published June 15th 2014 by Routledge