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- Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 129.99 US$ 111.79
Protecting Human Security in Africa discusses some of the most potent threats to human security in Africa. It deals especially with those threats to the security of African people which are least understood or explored. In themes varying from corruption, the proliferation of small arms and light weapons, food security, the devastation of internal displacement... more...
- 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 compilationin both English and Frenchincludes essays by Hakima Abbas, Korir Sing'Oei Abraham, Roselynn... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2012; US$ 32.00
The central question of the Arab Spring?what democracies should look like in the deeply religious countries of the Middle East?has developed into a vigorous debate over these nations? secular identities. But what, exactly, is secularism? What has the West?s long familiarity with it inevitably obscured? In Questioning Secularism , Hussein Ali Agrama... more...
- UPA 2013; US$ 44.99
This book attempts to fill the void in literature for undergraduate and graduate students in the Third World, particularly Nigeria. Primarily intended for introductory courses in political science and, specifically, Nigerian government, the material covers such areas as the foundations of political science, political thought, political systems,... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 144.95
Fifty years before his death in 2013, Nelson Mandela stood before Justice de Wet in Pretoria?s Palace of Justice and delivered one of the most spectacular and liberating statements ever made from a dock. In what came to be regarded as ?the trial that changed South Africa,? Mandela summed up the spirit of the liberation struggle and the moral basis... more...
- ABC-CLIO 1995; US$ 84.00
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... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
In many parts of Africa three different systems of laws are concurrently applied ? the imported "Colonial" law, the indigenous customary law and Islamic law. In some countries the customary and the Islamic law are kept separate and distinct, while in others they are fused into a single system. This volume represents a unique survey of the extent to... more...
- 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 projects 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 59.95
This volume contains a stimulating collection of analytical studies focusing on taxation in Mozambique. It tells a compelling story about tax systems in a low income economy increasingly integrated into the world trading system, but very much dependent on foreign trade taxes and international development assistance. Key issues covered include: ... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 64.95
Despite providing society with a set of crucial services, large groups of workers in the informal economy are subject to exclusion and discrimination, and their lives are characterised by various types of vulnerabilities and deprivations that result from the denial of social, economic, political and legal protection. Although not new to the development... more...