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  1. Non-racialism in South Africa

    Edited by David Everatt

    When Nelson Mandela was elected President of South Africa in 1994, the world looked on at the ‘miracle’ of racial reconciliation that unfolded in South Africa. However, the dream of a ‘Rainbow Nation’ (in Archbishop Desmond Tutu’s phrase) seems to be fading, and racial identities seem to be more...

    Published July 16th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Reconfiguring Ethiopia: The Politics of Authoritarian Reform

    Edited by Jon Abbink, Tobias Hagmann

    This book takes stock of political reform in Ethiopia and the transformation of Ethiopian society since the adoption of multi-party politics and ethnic federalism in 1991. Decentralization, attempted democratization via ethno-national representation, and partial economic liberalization have...

    Published July 14th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Mining and African Urbanisation

    Population, Settlement and Welfare Trajectories

    Edited by Deborah F Bryceson, Daniel F MacKinnon

    Juxtaposing literatures on urbanisation and mining at a time when small-scale artisanal as well as large-scale mining operations are transforming many African economies, this book focuses on the interplay of Sub-Saharan Africa mining and urbanisation in the context of global shifts in capital and...

    Published July 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  4. Nationalism, Law and Statelessness

    Grand Illusions in the Horn of Africa

    By John R. Campbell

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

    In 1998 a bloody war erupted in The Horn of Africa between Ethiopia and Eritrea. During the war Ethiopia arrested and expelled 70,000 of its citizens, and stripped another 50,000-plus of their citzenship on the basis of their presumed ethnicity. Nationalism, Law and Statelessness: Grand Illusions...

    Published July 1st 2013 by Routledge

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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