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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 18 new and published books in the subject of African Cultural Studies — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Governance for Justice and Environmental Sustainability

    Lessons across Natural Resource Sectors in Sub-Saharan Africa

    Edited by Merle Sowman, Rachel Wynberg

    Understanding the governance of complex social-ecological systems is vital in a world faced with rapid environmental change, conflicts over dwindling natural resources, stark disparities between rich and poor and the crises of sustainability. Improved understanding is also essential to promote...

    Published February 10th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Charities in the Non-Western World

    The Development and Regulation of Indigenous and Islamic Charities

    Edited by Rajeswary Ampalavanar Brown, Justin Pierce

    Series: Routledge Charities Studies Series

    This book looks at the operation of indigenous charities at a regional, localised and global level. Chapters focus on the adaptation, accountability and operation of charities across a wide range of jurisdictions from China to Indonesia, Thailand, Iran, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Lebanon and Turkey....

    Published December 8th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Popular Culture in Africa

    The Episteme of the Everyday

    Edited by Stephanie Newell, Onookome Okome

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    This volume marks the 25th anniversary of Karin Barber’s ground-breaking article, "Popular Arts in Africa", which stimulated new debates about African popular culture and its defining categories. Focusing on performances, audiences, social contexts and texts, contributors ask how African...

    Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Social Development and Social Work

    Learning from Africa

    Edited by Alice K. Butterfield, Tasse Abye

    Africa has a long experience with reducing poverty and vulnerability. In the contemporary period, social development and social work are at the forefront of dealing with abject poverty and some of the world’s most difficult problems. This book brings research in Africa to the forefront so that...

    Published December 5th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Moral Education in sub-Saharan Africa

    Culture, Economics, Conflict and AIDS

    Edited by Sharlene Swartz, Monica Taylor

    The term ‘moral’ has had a chequered history in sub-Saharan Africa, mainly due to the legacy of colonialism and Apartheid (in South Africa). In contrast to moral education as a vehicle of cultural imperialism and social control, this volume shows moral education to be concerned with both private...

    Published February 22nd 2011 by Routledge

  6. Africa, Cultural Studies and Difference

    Edited by Keyan Tomaselli, Handel Kashope Wright

    Cultural Studies has evolved and continues to evolve primarily along regional lines. However uncomfortable this might be, the genie of British cultural studies cannot be returned to the bottle of history. Thus, national versions of cultural studies have arisen in a few African countries. This book...

    Published February 13th 2011 by Routledge

  7. The Routledge Encyclopedia of African Literature

    Edited by Simon Gikandi

    ‘A useful starting point.... It is the breadth of the coverage that makes the Encyclopedia of African Literature stand out.’ – Booklist/RBB‘[A] comprehensive work for general readers.... Highly recommended.' –Pennsylvania School Librarians Association Best Reference Titles The most comprehensive...

    Published May 27th 2009 by Routledge

  8. Time, Space and the Unknown

    Maasai Configurations of Power and Providence

    By Paul Spencer

    First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published May 16th 2009 by Routledge

  9. The Human Cost of African Migrations

    Edited by Toyin Falola, Niyi Afolabi

    Series: African Studies

    In an era of globalization, population growth, and displacements, migration is now a fact of life in a constantly shifting economic and political world order. This book contributes to the discourse on the beneficiaries, benefactors, and the casualties of African displacement. While the few existing...

    Published March 5th 2009 by Routledge

  10. The Diaspora Strikes Back

    Caribeño Tales of Learning and Turning

    By Juan Flores

    Series: Cultural Spaces

    In The Diaspora Strikes Back the eminent ethnic and cultural studies scholar Juan Flores flips the process on its head: what happens to the home country when it is being constantly fed by emigrants returning from abroad? He looks at how 'Nuyoricans' (Puerto Rican New Yorkers) have transformed the...

    Published August 6th 2008 by Routledge