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  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...

    Published April 4th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Bilingual Education and Language Policy in the Global South

    Edited by Jo Arthur Shoba, Feliciano Chimbutane

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Multilingualism

    This volume considers a range of ways in which bilingual programs can make a contribution to aspects of human and economic development in the global South. The authors examine the consequences of different policies, programs, and pedagogies for learners and local communities through recent...

    Published March 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  3. Formal Peace and Informal War

    Security and Development in Congo

    By Zoë Marriage

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

    Northern interventions into African countries at war are dominated by security concerns, bolstered by claims of shared returns and reinforcing processes of development and security. As global security and human security became prominent in development policy, Congo was wracked by violent rule,...

    Published March 21st 2013 by Routledge

  4. 'Progress' in Zimbabwe?

    The Past and Present of a Concept and a Country

    Edited by David Moore, Norma Kriger, Brian Raftopoulos

    Zimbabwe's severe crisis - and a possible way out of it with a transitional government, and the new era for which it prepares the ground - demands a coherent scholarly response. 'Progress' can be employed as an organising theme across many disciplinary approaches to Zimbabwe's societal devastation....

    Published March 18th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Colonial Exploitation and Economic Development

    The Belgian Congo and the Netherlands Indies Compared

    Edited by Ewout Frankema, Frans Buelens

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Economic History

    Since many countries in the world at present were European colonies in the not so distant past, the relationship between colonial institutions and development outcomes is a key topic of study across many disciplines. This edited volume, from a leading international group of scholars, discusses the...

    Published March 12th 2013 by Routledge

  6. 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...

    Published March 7th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Migration and Inequality

    Edited by Tanja Bastia

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    The ‘migration-development’ nexus has emerged as an important area of both research and policy over the last ten years. However, most of the interest has focused on the potential that migration holds for poverty alleviation. Relatively little attention has been paid to the relationship between...

    Published February 11th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Marketing Management and Strategy

    An African Casebook

    Edited by George Tesar, John Kuada

    This book gives readers an understanding of the factors that shape the marketing decisions of managers who operate in African economies. It brings together fifteen African cases written by scholars and executives with rich knowledge of business practices in Africa. By combining theoretical...

    Published February 8th 2013 by Routledge

  9. International Watercourses Law in the Nile River Basin

    Three States at a Crossroads

    By Tadesse Kassa Woldetsadik

    The Nile River and its basin extend over a distinctive geophysical cord connecting eleven sovereign states from Egypt to Tanzania, which are home to an estimated population of 422.2 million people. The Nile is an essential source of water for domestic, industrial and agricultural uses throughout...

    Published February 4th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Doing Justice without the State

    The Afikpo (Ehugbo) Nigeria Model

    By Ogbonnaya Oko Elechi

    Series: African Studies

    This study examines the principles and practices of the Afikpo (Eugbo) Nigeria indigenous justice system in contemporary times. Like most African societies, the Afikpo indigenous justice system employs restorative, transformative and communitarian principles in conflict resolution. This book...

    Published January 11th 2013 by Routledge