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- 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...
- OUP Oxford 2010; US$ 97.99
Protecting Human Security in Africa discusses some of the most potent threats to human security in Africa. It deals especially with those threats to the security of African people which are least understood or explored. In themes varying from corruption, the proliferation of small arms and light weapons, food security, the devastation of internal displacement... 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...
- University of Chicago Press 2012; US$ 27.50
The central question of the Arab Spring—what democracies should look like in the deeply religious countries of the Middle East—has developed into a vigorous debate over these nations’ secular identities. But what, exactly, is secularism? What has the West’s long familiarity with it inevitably obscured? In Questioning Secularism... 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 160.00
This volume contains a stimulating collection of analytical studies focusing on taxation in Mozambique. It tells a compelling story about tax systems in a low income economy increasingly integrated into the world trading system, but very much dependent on foreign trade taxes and international development assistance. Key issues covered include:... more...
- Hart Publishing Limited 2005; US$ 68.40
Africa, with its mix of statute, custom and religion is at the centre of the debate about law and its impact on gender relations. This is because of the centrality of the gender question and its impact on the cultural relativism debate within human rights. It is therefore important to examine critically the role of law, broadly constructed, in African... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2011; US$ 49.95
Defined as a process which increases access to justice and the legal rights of the poor, 'legal empowerment' is increasingly being considered to be an important tool in anti-poverty efforts in developing countries. This volume discusses the opportunities and constraints related to the enhancement of legal empowerment in the informal economy, with a... more...
- Juta Academic 2011; US$ 31.99
A large majority of the South African population adheres to some form of traditional belief and this book considers whether indigenous African religions, independent African churches, and traditional practices deserve constitutional protection and recognition by the state. It also discusses what the legal and constitutional implications of the state?s... more...