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  1. Environment and Economics in Nigeria

    Edited by Toyin Falola, Adam Paddock

    Series: Routledge African Studies

    This volume gathers contributors across a wide range of disciplines to explore the relationship between the environment, economics, and development in Nigeria from the twentieth century to the present, examining issues such as violence, health, and contemporary concerns about sustainability and...

    Published October 14th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Pan-Africanism, and the Politics of African Citizenship and Identity

    Edited by Toyin Falola, Kwame Essien

    Series: Routledge African Studies

    There is no recent literature that underscores the transition from Pan-Africanism to Diaspora discourse. This book examines the gradual shift and four major transformations in the study of Pan-Africanism. It offers an "academic post-mortem" that seeks to gauge the extent to which...

    Published October 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  3. Landscape, Environment and Technology in Colonial and Postcolonial Africa

    Edited by Toyin Falola, Emily Brownell

    Series: Routledge African Studies

    First published in 2012. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published September 20th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Music, Performance and African Identities

    Edited by Toyin Falola, Tyler Fleming

    Series: Routledge African Studies

    Cutting across countries, genres, and time periods, this volume explores topics ranging from hip hop’s influence on Maasai identity in current day Tanzania to jazz in Bulawayo during the interwar years, using music to tell a larger story about the cultures and societies of Africa....

    Published September 20th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Development, Modernism and Modernity in Africa

    Edited by Augustine Agwuele

    Series: Routledge African Studies

    This anthology examines the "unfinished project of modernity" with respect to the unrealized potential for economic, social, and political development in Africa. It also shows how, facing the consequences of modernism, Africans in and out of the continent are responding to these unfinished projects...

    Published September 20th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Critical Perspectives on Afro-Latin American Literature

    Edited by Antonio D. Tillis

    Series: Routledge Studies on African and Black Diaspora

    After generations of being rendered virtually invisible by the US academy in critical anthologies and literary histories, writing by Latin Americans of African ancestry has become represented by a booming corpus of intellectual and critical investigation. This volume aims to provide an introduction...

    Published September 20th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Britain's Hidden Role in the Rwandan Genocide

    The Cat's Paw

    By Hazel Cameron

    Britain’s Hidden Role in the Rwandan Genocide examines the role of the United Kingdom as a global elite bystander to the crime of genocide, and its complicity - in violation of international criminal laws - in the Rwandan genocide of 1994. As prevailing accounts confine themselves to the role and...

    Published August 29th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Translation Theory and Development Studies

    A Complexity Theory Approach

    By Kobus Marais

    Series: Routledge Advances in Translation Studies

    This book aims to provide a philosophical underpinning to translation and relate translation to development. The second aim flows from the first section’s argument that societies emerge out of, amongst others, complex translational interactions amongst individuals. It will do so by conceptualising...

    Published August 29th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Reconstructing the Authoritarian State in Africa

    Edited by George Klay Kieh, Jr., Pita Ogaba Agbese

    Series: Routledge Studies in African Politics and International Relations

    This work seeks to examine the nature and dynamics of authoritarianism in Africa and to suggest ways in which the states covered in the book can be democratically reconstituted. In 1990, a wave of euphoria greeted the "third wave of democratization" that swept across the African Continent. The...

    Published August 29th 2013 by Routledge

  10. The Political Economy of Global Warming

    The Terminal Crisis

    By Del Weston

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

    Humanity is facing an unprecedented global catastrophe as a result of global warming. This book examines the reasons why international agencies, together with national governments, are seemingly unable to provide real and binding solutions to the problems. The reasons presented relate to the...

    Published August 27th 2013 by Routledge