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  • Routledge Handbook of African Politicsby Nic Cheeseman; David Anderson; Andrea Scheibler

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 225.00

    Providing a comprehensive and cutting edge examination of this important continent, Routledge Handbook of African Politics surveys the key debates and controversies, dealing with each of the major issues to be found in Africa?s politics today. Structured into 6 broad areas, the handbook features over 30 contributions focused around: The... more...

  • The U.S. Foreign Language Deficit, and Our Economic and National Securityby Kathleen Stein-Smith

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2013; US$ 159.95

    How has the American deficiency in foreign language study affected foreign policy, diplomacy, the economy, and most of all national security. This book showcases how the use of a second language can be helpful in political and economic circumstances. Various policy initiatives are analyzed to discuss their efficiency in bringing languages to American... more...

  • Military Marxist Regimes in Africaby John Markakis; Michael Waller

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 195.00

    First published in 1986. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. 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...

  • External Missionby Stephen Ellis

    Oxford University Press, USA 2013; US$ 31.50

    Nelson Mandela's release from prison in February 1990 was one of the most memorable moments of recent decades. It came a few days after the removal of the ban on the African National Congress; founded a century ago and outlawed in 1960, it had transferred its headquarters abroad and opened what it termed an External Mission. For the thirty years... more...

  • The Influence of the Type of Dominant Party on Democracyby Malte Ka▀ner

    Springer 2013; US$ 79.99

    Dominant parties and democracies ? are they really strange bedfellows? Malte Ka▀ner sheds light on the relation between one-party dominance and democracy from a comparative perspective. The study examines the key question how different types of dominant parties influence democracy in multicultural societies with the help of two case studies: South... more...

  • Opposition and Democracy in South Africaby Roger Southall

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 59.95

    This collection examines the nature, scope and prospects for political opposition under African National Congress political dominance. more...

  • Capital Market Integration: Progress Ahead of the East African Community Monetary Unionby Masafumi Yabara

    International Monetary Fund 2012; US$ 9.00

    Capital markets in the East African Community (EAC) face common challenges of low capitalization and liquidity, but to different degrees. EAC member countries have made noticeable progress in developing domestic capital markets through a regional approach, removing constraints on capital transactions and harmonizing market infrastructure. Nevertheless,... more...

  • Combating Corruptionby J. Hatchard

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00

    Drawing on numerous recent examples of good and bad practice from around the continent, this insightful volume explores the legal issues involved in developing and enhancing good governance and accountability within African states, as well as addressing the need for other states worldwide to demonstrate the ‘transnational political will’... more...

  • People's Warby Anthea Jeffery

    Jonathan Ball Publishers 2014; US$ 30.63

    Twenty years have passed since South Africans were being shot or hacked or burned to death in political conflict; and the memory of the trauma has faded. Some 20 500 people were nevertheless killed between 1984 and 1994. The conventional wisdom is that they died at the hands of a state-backed Third Force, but the more accurate explanation is that... more...