Skip to Content

Books by Subject

Forthcoming African & Third World Politics Books

You are currently browsing 1–10 of 47 forthcoming new books in the subject of African & Third World Politics — sorted by publish date from upcoming books to future books.

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

Forthcoming Books

  1. Peacebuilding and Ex-Combatants

    Political Reintegration in Liberia

    By Johanna Söderström

    Series: Studies in Conflict, Development and Peacebuilding

    The book examines how ex-combatants in post-war and peacebuilding settings engage in politics, as seen in the case of Liberia. The political mobilization of former combatants after war is often perceived as a threat, ultimately undermining the security and stability of the state. This book...

    To Be Published January 12th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Genocide, Geopolitics and Transnational Networks

    Con-textualising the destruction of the Unión Patriótica in Colombia

    By Andrei Gomez-Suarez

    Series: Routledge Studies in Global and Transnational Politics

    This volume seeks to uncover and discuss the links between genocide, geopolitics and transnational networks. By studying the destruction of the Union Patrotica (UP) in Colombia - a process usually regarded as one of the extreme by-products of the Colombian armed conflict- through the lens of...

    To Be Published January 20th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Land Grabbing in Africa

    The Race for Africa’s Rich Farmland

    Edited by Fassil Demissie

    The sign that ‘Africa is on Sale’ has been appearing with regular frequency in major newspaper accounts across the world, indicating that large amounts/expanses of Africa’s rich farmlands are being sold to transnational investors, usually on long-term leases, at a rate not seen in decades – indeed...

    To Be Published January 20th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Wartime Origins and the Future United Nations

    Edited by Dan Plesch, Thomas G. Weiss

    Series: Global Institutions

    The creation of the UN system during World War II is a largely unknown or forgotten story among contemporary decision makers, international relations specialists, and policy analysts. This book aims to recover the wartime history of the United Nations and explore how the forgotten past can shed...

    To Be Published January 28th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Territorial Separatism in Global Politics

    Causes, Outcomes and Resolution

    Edited by Damien Kingsbury, Costas Laoutides

    Series: Routledge Studies in Civil Wars and Intra-State Conflict

    This volume examines the various aspects of territorial separatism, focusing on how and why separatist movements arise. Featuring essays by leading scholars from different disciplinary perspectives, the book aims to situate the question of separatism within the broader socio-political context of...

    To Be Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Homegrown Development in Africa

    Reality or illusion?

    By Chukwumerije Okereke, Patricia Agupusi

    Series: Routledge Studies in African Politics and International Relations

    Internationally driven development programmes have not been entirely successful in transforming the economic status of African countries. Since the late 1990s many African countries have started to take initiatives to develop an integrated framework that tackles poverty and promotes socio-economic...

    To Be Published March 25th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Politics and Violence in Eastern Africa

    The Struggles of Emerging States

    Edited by David M. Anderson, Øystein H. Rolandsen

    Over the fifty years between 1940 and 1990, the countries of eastern Africa were embroiled in a range of debilitating and destructive conflicts, starting with the wars of independence, but then incorporating rebellion, secession and local insurrection as the Cold War replaced colonialism. The...

    To Be Published March 25th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Reforming the UN Development System

    The Politics and Paralysis of Incrementalism

    By Silke Weinlich

    Series: Global Institutions

    This book is as about the UN development system and the never-ending quest for its reform. It will show how member states as financers, principals, and recipients of UN development assistance set significant limits to any increases in the relevance, effectiveness and efficiency of the UN...

    To Be Published March 29th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Negotiating Corruption

    Hybridity, NGOs and the Nigerian State

    By Laura Routley

    Series: Interventions

    Negotiating Corruption examines the messy grey practices of national NGOs in Eastern Nigeria and what these practices highlight about the production of the state and the hybridity of the daily activities of these NGOs. The key arguments of the book build from the ambivalence of the NGOs perceived...

    To Be Published March 29th 2015 by Routledge

  10. The Afro-Asian States and their Problems

    By K. M. Panikkar

    This reissue of Sandar Panikkar’s 1959 book is based upon a series of lectures given at the Institut d’Etude de Development Economique et Social, which spotlights the problems faced by the multitude of African and Asian states which achieved independence between 1945 and 1957. From Asia, the author...

    To Be Published April 28th 2015 by Routledge