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New and Published Books

  1. The Global Political Economy of Trade Protectionism and Liberalization

    Trade Reform and Economic Adjustment in Textiles and Clothing

    By Tony Heron

    Series: RIPE Series in Global Political Economy

    Given the widely-accepted premise that free trade is the best means of maximising overall societal welfare, why has it proven so difficult to achieve in certain industries? This book tackles arguably the most perennial and deep-rooted of all questions in political economy, and questions the...

    Published November 27th 2014 by Routledge

  2. West Africa and the U.S. War on Terror

    Edited by George Klay Kieh, Kelechi Kalu

    Series: Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

    Since the terrorist attacks on the American homeland on September 11, 2001, fighting the menace has become the frontier issue on the U.S.’ national security agenda. In the case of the African Continent, the United States has, and continues to accord major attention to the West African sub-region....

    Published November 27th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Politics of Governance

    Actors and Articulations in Africa and Beyond

    Edited by Lucy Koechlin, Till Förster

    Series: Conceptualising Comparative Politics

    How do government arrangements emerge? When and how does individual agency turn into collective agency? How do sensory experiences of violence, instability, etc affect the configuration of governance arrangements? When, why, and how are governance arrangements institutionalized? This book seeks to...

    Published November 19th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Conflict, Security and Development

    An Introduction, 2nd Edition

    By Danielle Beswick, Paul Jackson

    This textbook draws on academic theory, field research and policy developments to provide an overview of the connections between security and development, before, during and after conflict. This 2nd edition is revised and updated to take account of changes that have occurred in both policy and...

    Published November 6th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Africa South of the Sahara 2015

    44th Edition

    Edited by Europa Publications

    Series: The Europa Regional Surveys of the World

    The definitive one-volume guide to all sub-Saharan African countries, providing invaluable economic, political, statistical and directory data. New for 2015: fully revised government lists for all countries details on major news stories over the past 12 months election results from Guinea-Bissau,...

    Published October 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  6. Development and Underdevelopment in Historical Perspective

    Populism, Nationalism and Industrialisation

    By Gavin Kitching

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    How do the intellectual origins and historical background of western and other theories of development affect their relevance to contemporary Third-World conditions? This is the central question behind Gavin Kitching’s examination of ‘development studies’, first published in 1982, from its origins...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Legitimacy, Peace Operations and Global-Regional Security

    The African Union-United Nations Partnership in Darfur

    By Linnéa Gelot

    Series: Security and Governance

    At the turn of the century the regional-global security partnership became a key element of peace and security policy-making. This book investigates the impact of the joint effort made by the African Union (AU) and the United Nations (UN) to keep the peace and protect civilians in Darfur. This...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Ethnic Politics and Democratic Transition in Rwanda

    By David E. Kiwuwa

    Series: Democratization Studies

    This book offers an examination of how a deeply divided post-conflict society embarks on democratic transition. Using Rwanda as the case study, it combines analysis of democratic transition and ethnopolitical debate, asking why deeply divided ethnic societies have a tendency to fail. Though...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  9. African Agency in International Politics

    Edited by William Brown, Sophie Harman

    Series: Routledge Studies in African Politics and International Relations

    This book analyses the rapidly increasing role of African states, leaders and other political actors in international politics in the 21st Century. In contrast to the conventional approach of studying how external actors impacted on Africa’s international relations, this book seeks to open up a...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  10. The Politics of Conflict Economies

    Miners, merchants and warriors in the African borderland

    By Morten Bøås

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    Conflict economies cannot be approached in isolation but must instead be contextualised socially and historically. These economies did not emerge in vacuum, but are part and parcel of the history of people and place. This book explores the informal and illicit extraction and trade of minerals and...

    Published September 1st 2014 by Routledge