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  • Moroccoby Marvine Howe

    Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 23.99

    Presents a review of the Moroccan kingdom and its people, past and present. It addresses issues and problems - equal rights for women and correction of economic and social disparities - and asks the question: can this ancient Muslim kingdom embrace western democracy in an era of divisions between the Islamic world and the West? more...

  • Hugh Clapperton into the Interior of Africaby Jamie Bruce Lockhart; Paul E. Lovejoy

    BRILL 2005; US$ 69.00

    Hugh Clapperton, Scottish explorer and diplomat, made two expeditions into the interior of West Africa, the first across the Sahara Desert and the second inland from the Bight of Benin. His first expedition in 1822-24, crossed the Sahara to Borno. A second expedition, also an official mission of the British Government, was undertaken in 1825-27 and... more...

  • The Burden of Memory, the Muse of Forgivenessby Wole Soyinka

    Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 17.99

    In the face of centuries-long devastations wrought on the African continent and her diaspora by slavery, colonialism, apartheid and racism, what form of recompense could possibly be adequate? This work examines the question, illuminating the principle duty of memory to bear the record of injustice. more...

  • The Rhetoric of Sir Garfield Toddby Michael W. Casey

    Baylor University Press 2007; US$ 54.95

    This work assembles the best of Todd's (available) speeches and provides an analysis of their rhetorical and political significance. Sir Garfield Todd's (1908-2002) lifelong support of African rights earned him initial political success, subsequent imprisonment, and, finally, rightful recognition. Often labeled a liberal in the British political tradition,... more...

  • Strategies for meeting the millennium development goals in Africaby Emmanuel Cleeve; Tidings Ndhlovu

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2004; US$ 199.00

    This paper reviews, assesses and evaluates the performance of sub-Saharan African countries towards achieving the international development goals and targets set by the United Nations, UN Millennium Development Goals and the Agenda for Action of the 2nd Tokyo International Conference on African Development. Africa?s recent economic performance is a... more...

  • Moroccoby Shana Cohen

    CRC Press 2006; US$ 23.95

    Cohen and Jaidi, trace the development of contemporary Morocco in the Islamic world of North Africa, which is currently at the forefront of the clash between Western-style development and the politicized Islam that now pervades the Arab world. By applying globalization theory to detailed accounts of everyday life in an Arab society, the book is uniquely... more...

  • Invention Of Womenby Oyeronke Oyewumi

    University of Minnesota Press 1997; US$ 67.50

    The ?woman question,? this book asserts, is a Western one, and not a proper lens for viewing African society. A work that rethinks gender as a Western construction, The Invention of Women offers a new way of understanding both Yoruban and Western cultures. Author Oyeronke Oyewumi reveals an ideology of biological determinism at the heart of Western... more...

  • Endgame in the Western Saharaby Toby Shelley

    Zed Books 2004; US$ 32.95

    Why does a remote swathe of the Western Sahara concern the US and Europe? Why does Morocco maintain its occupation? Why has the UN Security Council prevaricated for three decades while the Sahrawis live under Moroccan rule or as refugees? This book examines the geopolitics and reveals: the little-known struggle of Sahrawis living under Moroccan rule... more...

  • South Africa - Country Profileby International Labour Office

    International Labour Office 2007; US$ 5.00

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  • Civil Society, Participatory Governance and Decent Work Objectivesby Konstantinos Papadakis

    International Labour Office 2006; US$ 16.00

    Presents the findings of a research project, carried out at the International Institute for Labour Studies from 2003 to 2005, designed to better understand how civil society organizations, working within participatory governance structures, may contribute to the goals of the ILO Decent Work agenda. Based on the South African experience, focuses on... more...