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  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 June 19th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Zionist Israel and Apartheid South Africa

    Civil society and peace building in ethnic-national states

    By Amneh Badran

    Series: Routledge Studies on the Arab-Israeli Conflict

    This book is a comparison of two ethnic-national "apartheid" states – South Africa and Israel – which have been in conflict, and how internal dissent has developed. In particular it examines the evolution of effective white protest in South Africa and explores the reasons why comparably powerful...

    Published May 31st 2013 by Routledge

  3. Promoting Party Politics in Emerging Democracies

    Edited by Peter Burnell, Andre W. M. Gerrits

    This book offers a critical and comparative examination of international support to political parties and party systems in emerging and prospective new democracies in several world regions. It combines the insights of a strong international grouping of leading academics and pioneering doctoral...

    Published May 30th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Federalism and Ethnic Conflict in Ethiopia

    A Comparative Regional Study

    By Asnake Kefale

    Series: Routledge Series in Federal Studies

    This book examines the impact of the federal restructuring of Ethiopia on ethnic conflicts. The adoption of ethnic federalism in Ethiopia was closely related with the problem of creating a state structure that could be used as instrument of managing the complex ethno-linguistic diversity of the...

    Published May 29th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Transnational Companies and Security Governance

    Hybrid Practices in a Postcolonial World

    By Jana Hönke

    Series: PRIO New Security Studies

    This book examines non-state governance in areas of limited statehood by looking at the security practices of multinational companies. It investigates the everyday security practices of mining companies in Subsaharan Africa to illustrate a much broader and highly relevant phenomenon: hybrid...

    Published May 8th 2013 by Routledge

  6. The Politics of Elite Corruption in Africa

    Uganda in Comparative African Perspective

    By Roger Tangri, Mwenda M Andrew

    Series: Routledge Studies in African Politics and International Relations

    This book considers the causes of high-level state corruption as well as the political constraints of countering corruption in Africa. It examines elite corruption in government as well as in the political and military spheres of state activity, and focuses on illegal behaviour on the part of state...

    Published April 28th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Pathways to Judicial Power in Transitional States

    Perspectives from African Courts

    By Rachel Ellett

    This book examines the complex relationship that exists between the construction of judicial power, and the institutional characteristics of the courts and their regime setting. It examines the intriguing connection between the construction of judicial power on the one hand, and the institutional...

    Published April 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  8. Social Movements, Law and the Politics of Land Reform

    Lessons from Brazil

    By George Meszaros

    Series: Law, Development and Globalization

    Social Movements, Law and the Politics of Land Reform investigates how rural social movements are struggling for land reform against the background of ambitious but unfulfilled constitutional promises evident in much of the developing world. Taking Brazil as an example, it unpicks the...

    Published April 17th 2013 by Routledge-Cavendish

  9. China's Rise in Africa

    Perspectives on a Developing Connection

    Edited by Ian Taylor, Dominik Kopinski, Andrzej Polus

    In seeking to cultivate external relations with African countries, China has long stressed its commonly shared roots with African nations as a developing country rather than a Western state, and as such the symbolic attraction of China clearly reverberates with many African elites who seem to look...

    Published April 14th 2013 by Routledge

  10. The Origins of Economic Inequality Between Nations

    A Critique of Western Theories on Development and Underdevelopment

    By Carlos Ramirez-Faria

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    First published in 1991 this text provides an incisive analysis of theories concerning the origins of economic inequality between nations. Central to the author’s investigation is the concept of underdevelopment, and a focus on successive Western ‘systems of conceptualisation’ of the relationship...

    Published April 11th 2013 by Routledge