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  • Access to Knowledge in Africaby C. Armstrong; J. de Beer; D. Kawooya

    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 project’s 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...

  • Africa's Long Road to Rights / Long Trajet de l'Afrique vers les droitsby Hakima Abbas

    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...

  • African Contributions in Shaping the Worldwide Intellectual Property Systemby Tshimanga Kongolo

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 134.95

    Africa is playing an increasingly significant role in the domain of international intellectual property law, and this book underlines the contributions made by African countries as a group to the development of the current international IP system. It examines in detail their breakthrough proposals and initiatives at the WTO, WIPO and WHO with regard... more...

  • The African Regional Human Rights Systemby Manisuli Ssenyonjo

    BRILL 2011; US$ 267.00

    All key matters on human rights in Africa since the adoption of the African Charter in 1981 are impressively considered in the chapters of the present book. There are twenty one chapters on key human rights issues and themes in Africa, written by highly qualified human rights authors actively involved in the current teaching and practice of human rights,... more...

  • Children's Rights in Africaby Julia Sloth-Nielsen

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2008; US$ 144.95

    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...

  • The Death Penalty in Africaby Aimé Muyoboke Karimunda

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 124.95

    Human development is not simply about wealth and economic well-being, it is also dependent upon shared values that cherish the sanctity of human life. Using comparative methods, archival research and quantitative findings, this book explores the historical and cultural background of the death penalty in Africa, and presents a clear and compelling case... more...

  • Democratization and the Protection of Human Rights in Africaby BRENDALYN AMBROSE

    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...

  • Federalismby Graham Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 83.95

    This book provides a comprehensive and detailed examination of the successes and failures of federalism in a diverse range of multi-ethnic polities and societies. It offers excellent coverage of the experiences of a wide range of contemporary states with specially commissioned contributions from established authorities. An introductory chapter introduces... more...

  • Fictions of Justiceby Kamari Maxine Clarke

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 32.00

    This book, first published in 2009, explores how notions of justice are negotiated through everyday micropractices and grassroots contestations of those practices. more...