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- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2008; US$ 124.95
Providing an assessment of children's rights in Africa, this volume examines how international and regional law, policy and practice are integrated into various countries. Notwithstanding the particular challenges facing the African continent, the authors argue that there are ample grounds for optimism. more...
- International Development Research Centre 2010; US$ 35.00
Even those who consider themselves experts on IP will benefit immensely from this book and the broader ACA2K projects work.Sisule Musungu, President of IQsensato, GenevaThe emergence of the Internet and the digital world has changed the way people access, produce and share information and knowledge. Yet people in Africa face challenges in accessing... more...
- Pambazuka Press 2007; US$ 15.99
Celebrating the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights, this reflection on its achievements as well as its limitations brings to light the commission's work since its beginning. This bilingual compilation?in both English and French?includes essays by Hakima Abbas, Korir Sing'Oei Abraham, Roselynn... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 124.95
This book, which is the first comprehensive analysis of financial integration and regulation in Africa, fills a huge gap in the literature on financial regulation and constitutes an invaluable source of information to policy makers, investors, researchers and students of financial regulation from an emerging and frontier markets perspective. It considers... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 145.00
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 foreign investment. The growing integration of the... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 134.95
This study argues that whilst ethical regulation of biomedical research in Africa and other developing countries has attracted global attention, legal liability issues, such as the application of common law rules and the development of legally enforceable regulations, have been neglected. It examines some of the major research scandals in Africa and... more...
- CODESRIA 2007; US$ 28.95
This volume discusses a number of issues on the contested nature of intellectual property rights (IPR) and Indigenous Knowledge Systems (IKS) in the context of Southern Africa. The issues addressed include the protection of folklore, IKS in a digital era, the valuation and safeguard of heritage sites, the need for appropriate IKS legislation, community... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 99.00
This work examines the role of the Organization of African Unity, now the African Union, and how it has dealt with human rights since its inception in 1963. It considers the role of its main institutions both under the OAU and its transformation recently into the African Union. more...
- ABC-CLIO 1995; US$ 165.00
Development was achieved in the West by capitalism and industrialization before liberal democracy was introduced as a viable form of government. Africa is grappling with the problems of underdevelopment. Yet, the West insists on liberal democracy for Africa, a form of government which has no economic and social foundations in Africa. The West now faults... more...