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  1. Africa's Contemporary Challenges

    The Legacy of Amilcar Cabral

    Edited by Carlos Lopes

    This book reviews Cabral’s intellectual contribution to current debates on race, identity, nation building, democracy, leadership and ethics. The key leader of the national liberation movements of former Portuguese African colonies is considered to be one of their foremost intellectuals...

    Published August 7th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Theorising Transnational Migration

    The Status Paradox of Migration

    By Boris Nieswand

    Series: Routledge Research in Transnationalism

    Societal transformations have recently stimulated political debates and policies on the integration of migrants and minorities in most Western European countries. While transnational migration studies have documented migrants’ cross-border activities there have been few empirically grounded efforts...

    Published August 6th 2013 by Routledge

  3. The African City

    By Anthony O'Connor

    This book explores various characteristics of tropical African cities, with special reference to change in the post-independence period. It stresses the diversity of urban forms and urban experience to be found within the region, distinguishing the more general features from those peculiar to...

    Published July 8th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Nefer

    The Aesthetic Ideal in Classical Egypt

    By Willie Cannon-Brown

    Series: African Studies

    This book provides an original treatment of the concept of good and beauty in ancient Egypt. It seeks to examine the dimensions of nefer, the term used to describe the good and the beautiful, within the context of ordinary life. Because the book is based upon original research on ancient Egypt...

    Published July 7th 2013 by Routledge

  5. 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

  6. Rethinking Labour in Africa, Past and Present

    Edited by Lynn Schler, Louise Bethlehem, Galia Sabar

    This book offers a broad range of perspectives on major transformations in the research of labor in Africa contexts over the last twenty years. This is a groundbreaking work by social scientists and historians; adopting innovative paradigms in the study of African laborers,...

    Published May 30th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Human Rights, Natural Resource and Investment Law in a Globalised World

    Shades of Grey in the Shadow of the Law

    By Lorenzo Cotula

    Series: Routledge Research in International Economic Law

    In the world’s developing countries, foreign investment in natural resources brings into contact competing interests that are often characterised by unequal balances of negotiating power – from multinational corporations and host governments, through to the local people affected by the influx of...

    Published May 30th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Movement in Cities

    Spatial Perspectives On Urban Transport And Travel

    By P.W. Daniels, A.M. Warnes

    Movement in Cities describes and analyses urban travel in terms of purpose, distance and frequency of journeys and modes and routes used, concentrating mainly on British towns with many references to the United States and Australia. The authors elucidate the all-important interrelations...

    Published May 6th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Regional Organizations in African Security

    Edited by Fredrik Soderbaum, Rodrigo Tavares

    The African continent is plagued by some of the most brutal and violent conflicts in the world. At the same time that warfare is changing, so has the state’s capacity to provide security and political stability to its citizens. This book deals with the role of regional organizations in Africa’s...

    Published April 24th 2013 by Routledge

  10. 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

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