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- Boydell & Brewer Group Ltd 2014; US$ 29.15
Africa is said to be rising, turning a definitive page in its history, heralding new and exciting possibilities for the continent. The Africa Rising discourse maintains that upsurge in economic growth comes with improved governance and endogenous dynamics; that the emerging economies, and especially the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India China, South Africa],... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95
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 on China as a positive development model. However,... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95
The Festivalization of Culture explores the links between various local and global cultures, communities, identities and lifestyle narratives as they are both constructed and experienced in the festival context. Drawing on a wide range of case studies from Australia and Europe, festivals are examined as sites for the performance and critique of lifestyle,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95
With China?s rise to the status of world power, trade and political links between Africa and China have been escalating at an astonishing rate. Sino-African relations are set to become an increasingly significant feature of world politics as China?s hunger for energy resources grows and many African countries seek a partner that, unlike the West,... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 29.95
This book is a timely and wide-ranging account of the relationship between the development of a 'free market society' in Europe and North America and the fears and anxieties provoked by crime. It offers an evaluation of the theoretical schools in social theory and in criminology which continue to dominate the academy, but whose purchase on contemporary... more...
- Springer 2006; US$ 74.95
Provides an overview of peer-to-peer (P2P) technologies that have revolutionized the way we think about distributed computing and the internet. This book compares these technologies to alternative solutions, most notably web services and Grid computing but also other technologies, such as client/server based systems and agent technologies. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 59.95
Locating Africa on the global stage, this book examines and compares external involvement in the continent, exploring the foreign policies of major states and international organizations towards Africa. The contributors work within a political economy framework in order to study how these powers have attempted to stimulate democracy, peace and prosperity... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 33.95
Ian Taylor and Karen Smith present a much-needed and full examination of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), covering its history and current activities. All the key areas are covered by accessibly written chapters, including: an overview of UNCTAD: what it is, why it was formed and why it is important how the organization... more...