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  1. Securing Sierra Leone, 1997–2013

    Defence, Diplomacy and Development in Action

    By Peter Albrecht, Paul Jackson

    Series: Whitehall Papers

    Between 1991 and 2002, Sierra Leone was wracked by a devastating civil war and the complete collapse of state institutions. Since then, however, the UK’s contribution to post-war reconstruction has been widely held up as an example of successful stabilisation and state-building – particularly of...

    Published December 9th 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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 5th 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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 28th 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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 20th 2014 by Routledge

  5. 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

  6. 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 24th 2014 by Routledge

  7. 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 12th 2014 by Routledge

  8. 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 12th 2014 by Routledge

  9. 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 12th 2014 by Routledge

  10. 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 12th 2014 by Routledge