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  • 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...

  • Protecting Human Security in Africaby Ademola Abass

    Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 97.99

    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...

  • 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...

  • Questioning Secularismby Hussein Ali Agrama

    University of Chicago Press 2012; US$ 27.50

    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... more...

  • An Introduction to Political Science in Nigeriaby Adeoye A. Akinsanya; John A. Ayoade

    University Press of America 2013; US$ 40.99

    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...

  • Islamic Law in Africaby J N D Anderson

    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...

  • Entstehungsschwäche und Bestandsstärke des verfassungsrechtlichen Eigentums.by Markus Appel

    Duncker & Humblot 2011; US$ 78.53

    Hauptbeschreibung Die auf Basis der Eigentumsrechtsprechung des BVerfG gefertigte Untersuchung widmet sich der bis heute kontrovers diskutierten Frage, wie das in Art. 14 GG angelegte Spannungsverhältnis zwischen verfassungsunmittelbarer Eigentumsgewährleistung (Art. 14 I 1 GG) und Inhalts- und Schrankenbestimmungskompetenz des Gesetzgebers (Art.... more...

  • 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...

  • Taxation in a Low-Income Economyby Channing Arndt; Finn Tarp

    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...

  • The Legal Empowerment Agendaby Dan Banik

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2011; US$ 59.95

    Defined as a process which increases access to justice and the legal rights of the poor, 'legal empowerment' is increasingly being considered to be an important tool in anti-poverty efforts in developing countries. This volume discusses the opportunities and constraints related to the enhancement of legal empowerment in the informal economy, with a... more...