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  1. Sport Past and Present in South Africa

    (Trans)forming the Nation

    Edited by Scarlett Cornelissen, Albert Grundlingh

    Series: Sport in the Global Society - Historical perspectives

    This book provides an interpretation of sport in contemporary South Africa through an historical account of the evolution and social ramifications of sport in the twentieth century. It comprises chapters which trace the growth of sports such as football, cricket, surfing, boxing and rugby, and...

    Published April 14th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Democracy and Violence

    Global Debates and Local Challenges

    Edited by John Schwarzmantel, Hendrik Jan Kraetzschmar

    Illustrated most dramatically by the events of 9/11 and the subsequent ‘war on terror’, violence represents a challenge to democratic politics and to the establishment of liberal-democratic regimes. Liberal-democracies have themselves not hesitated to use violence and restrict civil liberties as a...

    Published April 14th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Corporate Social Responsibility, Human Rights and the Law

    Multinational Corporations in Developing Countries

    By Olufemi Amao

    Series: Routledge Research in Corporate Law

    The control of multinational corporations is an area of law that has attracted immense attention both at national and international level. In recognition of the importance of the subject matter, the United Nations Secretary General has appointed a special representative to work in this area. The...

    Published April 11th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Re-conceiving Property Rights in the New Millennium

    Towards a New Sustainable Land Relations Policy

    Edited by Ben Chigara

    This book constitutes Volume II of a set of two Volumes. Volume II considers the possibility of a new, sustainable land relations policy for Southern African Development Community States (SADC) that are currently mired up in land disputes that have become subject of domestic, regional and...

    Published April 11th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Southern African Development Community Land Issues Volume I

    Towards a New Sustainable Land Relations Policy

    Edited by Ben Chigara

    This book constitutes Volume I of a set of two Volumes. Volume I attempts a holistic inter-disciplinary evaluation of the legitimacy of colonial and emergent post-colonial rule property rights in affected States of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) in light of intensifying...

    Published April 11th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Doing Justice without the State

    The Afikpo (Ehugbo) Nigeria Model

    By Ogbonnaya Oko Elechi

    Series: African Studies

    This study examines the principles and practices of the Afikpo (Eugbo) Nigeria indigenous justice system in contemporary times. Like most African societies, the Afikpo indigenous justice system employs restorative, transformative and communitarian principles in conflict resolution. This book...

    Published January 10th 2013 by Routledge

  7. The Role of the Press and Communication Technology in Democratization

    The Nigerian Story

    By Aje-Ori Anna Agbese

    Series: African Studies

    In the 1990s, Nigeria, like several countries in Asia, Africa, Eastern Europe and Latin America, underwent transition programs to return the country to democracy. Nigeria’s democratization in the 1990s was a civil and international movement to free Nigeria from over 20 years of authoritarian...

    Published January 10th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Child Protection in Development

    Edited by Michael Bourdillon, William Myers

    Series: Development in Practice Books

    Every day millions of children in developing countries face adversities of many kinds, yet there is a shortage of sound evidence concerning their plight and an urgent need to identify the most appropriate and effective policy responses from among the multiple approaches that exist. This collection...

    Published December 13th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Nigeria at Fifty

    The Nation in Narration

    Edited by Ebenezer Obadare, Wale Adebanwi

    Nigeria, Africa’s most populous and biggest democracy, celebrates her fiftieth year as an independent nation in October 2010. As the cliché states, ‘As Nigeria goes, so goes Africa’. This book frames the socio-historical and political trajectory of Nigeria while examining the many dimensions of the...

    Published December 6th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Somalia: State Collapse, Terrorism and Piracy

    Edited by Brian J. Hesse

    The situation in Somalia today embodies some of the most pressing issues in international relations. How should the international community deal with the collapsed state that is Somalia? From the presence of al-Qaeda operatives to pirates, to what extent is Somalia a threat to global peace and...

    Published December 6th 2012 by Routledge

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