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  • Children and AIDSby Dr Alex Ochumbo; Dr Margaret Lombe; Professor Nana K Poku

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2016; US$ 109.95

    The disproportional loss of individuals to HIV/AIDS in their most productive years raises concerns over the welfare of surviving members of affected families and communities. One consequence of the rapid increase in adult mortality is the rise in the proportion of children who are orphaned. Sub-Saharan Africa, accounts for about 90 percent of these.... more...

  • Regionalization and Security in Southern Africaby Nana Poku

    Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 163.00

    Once torn by ideological conflicts and the dominance of command economies, Southern Africa is now moving towards economic liberalism and openness. In general, the ascendancy of 'market economics' is acknowledged by its governments, albeit with different degrees of enthusiasm. Theoretically rich and empirically engaging this timely book offers a critical... more...

  • Security and Development in Southern Africaby Nana Poku

    ABC-CLIO 2001; US$ 118.00

    With the end of white-dominated South Africa, many observers have argued for a positive transformation of the whole of Southern Africa based upon market integration and increased cooperation among the states of the region. Poku and the contributors to this collection re-examine this optimistic scenerio, and they point to the problems of translating... more...

  • Politics in Africaby Nana K. Poku; Anna Mdee

    Zed Books 2011; US$ 26.95

    Democracy, prosperity and self-rule, this was the vision of African independence. This title offers a fresh perspective that makes the continent's problems more understandable, less wretched and hopeful. It shows how many facets of traditional African values endure and that, despite unimaginable hardship, the continent is not a hopeless place. more...

  • Redefining Security: Population Movements and National Securityby David Graham; Nana Poku

    ABC-CLIO 1998; US$ 132.00

    International migration has become a major domestic political issue in many countries and a major topic of international debate. Thus far, most of the attention has centered on the plight of refugees or on ways to curb the flow of illegal immigrants. As more and more migrants cross interstate boundaries, however, governments are realizing that immigration... more...

  • AIDS, South Africa, and the Politics of Knowledgeby Professor Jeremy R Youde; Professor Nana K Poku

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95

    Through an in-depth examination of the interactions between the South African government and the international AIDS control regime, Jeremy Youde examines not only the emergence of an epistemic community but also the development of a counter-epistemic community offering fundamentally different understandings of AIDS and radically different policy prescriptions.... more...

  • AIDS and Governanceby Bjorg Sandkjaer; Professor Alan Whiteside; Professor Nana K Poku

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 49.95

    The political impact of HIV/AIDS varies greatly and is difficult to map. States depend on how governments choose to manage the political implications of HIV and AIDS, both those stemming from the erosions of its own capacity as well as those that originate from their changing relationship on a national and international level. Across the developing... more...

  • Canadian Foreign Policy in Africaby Dr Edward Ansah Akuffo; Professor Nana K Poku

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95

    After over fifty-years of Canadian engagement with Africa, no comprehensive literature exists on Canada's security policy in Africa and relations towards Africa's regional organizations. The literature on Canada's foreign policy in Africa to date has largely focused on development assistance. For the first time, Edward Akuffo combines historical and... more...

  • Cocaine Trafficking in Latin Americaby Dr Sayaka Fukumi; Professor Nana K Poku

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95

    The post-Cold War world has seen the emergence of new kinds of security threats. Whilst traditionally security threats were perceived of in terms of military threats against a state, non-traditional security threats are those that pose a threat to various internal competencies of the state and its identity both home and abroad. The European Union... more...

  • Foreign Interventions in Ethnic Conflictsby Dr Robert Nalbandov; Professor Nana K Poku

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95

    This volume analyzes the successes and failures of foreign interventions in intrastate ethnic wars. Adding value to current research in the fields of international security and conflict resolution, it adopts the unique approach of considering successes of third party actions not by durable peace established in a target country (which is the more traditional... more...