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New and Published Books

  1. Militancy and Violence in West Africa

    Religion, politics and radicalisation

    Edited by James Gow, Funmi Olonisakin, Ernst Dijxhoorn

    Series: Contemporary Security Studies

    This volume provides a systematic and cross-regional analysis of radicalisation, militancy and violence in West Africa. Concern about terrorism in, or from, West Africa, has been recognised in academic research, and the adoption of militarised approaches to addressing it questioned. However, the...

    Published December 16th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Conflict in the Nuba Mountains

    From Genocide-by-Attrition to the Contemporary Crisis in Sudan

    Edited by Samuel Totten, Amanda Grzyb

    This book provides a comprehensive overview of the embattled Nuba Mountains of South Kordofan, where the Government of Sudan committed "genocide by attrition" in the early 1990s and where violent conflict reignited again in 2011. A range of contributors – scholars, journalists, and activists –...

    Published December 10th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Democratic Accountability and International Human Development

    Regimes, institutions and resources

    By Kamran Ali Afzal, Mark Considine

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

    Scholars and policymakers have long known that there is a strong link between human development and spending on key areas such as education and health. However, many states still neglect these considerations in favour of competing priorities, such as expanding their armies. This book examines how...

    Published December 4th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Regional Powers and Global Redistribution

    Edited by Philip Nel, Dirk Nabers, Melanie Hanif

    Emerging regional powers such as India, Brazil and South Africa pose a challenge to the global order, but it is not always clear what and how fundamental that challenge is. This edited volume highlights various dimensions and interpretations of that challenge, arguing that it is characterized by...

    Published November 27th 2014 by Routledge

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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 25th 2014 by Routledge

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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