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  • 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...

  • African Youth Cultures in a Globalized Worldby Dr Lord Mawuko-Yevugah; Dr Paul Ugor; Professor Nana K Poku

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 124.95

    All over the world, there is growing concern about the ramifications of globalization, late-modernity and general global social and economic restructuring on the lives and futures of young people. Bringing together a wide body of research to reflect on youth responses to social change in Africa, this volume shows that while young people in the region... 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...

  • 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...

  • Migration, Globalisation and Human Securityby David T. Graham; Nana K. Poku

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 275.00

    Migration, Globalisation and Human Security looks at a range of security and human security issues related to the displacement of civilian populations and shows how the tenuous existence of migrants can lead to a myriad of human security threats. Providing major theoretical analyses of recent migration trends and in depth-case studies, this book... more...

  • Gender and HIV/AIDSby Professor Nana K Poku; Dr Jelke Boesten

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 114.95

    Gender issues are central to the causes and impact of the ongoing AIDS epidemic. This scholarly, interdisciplinary volume provides a comprehensive introduction to the themes and issues of gender, AIDS and global public health and informs students, policy makers and practitioners of the complexity of the gendered nature of AIDS. more...

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

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 49.95

    The HIV/AIDS epidemic is showing scant signs of slowing down; its political impact varies greatly and is difficult to map. Providing an incisive study of the global plague that threatens existing social, economic and human interrelations, this innovative volume assesses how HIV/AIDS affects governance and, conversely, how governance affects the course... more...

  • Humanitarian NGOs, (In)Security and Identityby Prof Dr Andrea Schneiker; Professor Nana K Poku

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95

    Increasingly humanitarian NGOs operate in the context of armed conflicts where the security risks are higher than in contexts of natural disaster. Working in Afghanistan, Somalia, Sudan, South Sudan, Pakistan and Sri Lanka is particularly dangerous for humanitarians. This existential threat affects the physical existence of aid workers and the implementation... more...

  • State, Land and Democracy in Southern Africaby Professor Arrigo Pallotti; Professor Corrado Tornimbeni; Professor Nana K Poku

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95

    Each country in southern Africa has a unique history but in all of them socio-economic inequalities and high poverty levels weaken the governments? legitimacy and represent a challenge to models of economic development. One key issue appears to be the solution of the land question. This vital concern affects both citizenship and democracy in the political... more...