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  • Terrorism and Counter-Terrorismby

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2004; US$ 146.99

    These papers bring out the distinct contribution criminologists and criminological sociologists have to offer in the study of counter-terrorism from theoretical, methodological, and substantive viewpoints. It looks at terrorism in relation to hate crimes, state crimes, civil liberties, punishment, transnation crime and the international court. more...

  • What Is Africa’s Problem?by Yoweri K. Museveni; Elizabeth Kanyogonya; Mwalimu Julius K. Nyerere

    University of Minnesota Press 2000; US$ 70.50

    Edited by Elizabeth Kanyogonya“I am very pleased that this book by one of Africa’s most important leaders now will be available to Americans. We need to understand what Africans think about Africa.”–Jimmy Carterand/orWhat is Africa’s problem? As one of the leaders expressing a broad and forceful vision for Africa’s future, Uganda’s Yoweri K. Museveni... more...

  • Algeria since 1989by James D. Le Sueur

    Zed Books 2013; US$ 29.95

    Algeria's democratic experiment is seminal in post-Cold War history. It is the first Muslim nation to attempt the transition from an authoritarian system to democratic pluralism. This title shows that Algeria is at the heart of contemporary debates about Islam and secular democracy. more...

  • The Mind of Black Africaby Dickson Mungazi [Deceased]

    ABC-CLIO 1996; US$ 33.95

    The violent colonization of Africa by European nations toward the end of the 19th century—a colonization justified by theories about the African Mind promulgated in the Age of Reason—had a profound impact upon the mind of Black Africa. After World War II, the mind of Black Africa rebelled; this rebellion led to a struggle for the self. After Africans... more...

  • Apostles of Modernityby Osama Abi-Mershed

    Stanford University Press 2010; US$ 62.50

    This study of the specialized military Offices of Arab Affairs in Algeria during the formative decades of French rule from 1830 to 1870 disputes the conventional view that the doctrine of assimilation governed France's colonial policies and practices in the nineteenth century. more...

  • Africa in Global Politics in the Twenty-First Centuryby Olayiwola Abegunrin

    Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2009; US$ 85.00

    In this twenty-first century, Africa has become an important source of the United States' energy imports and the world's natural resources. It has also become the epicenter of the world's deadly health epidemic, HIV/AIDS, and one of the battlegrounds in the fight against terrorism. With Nigeria and South Africa leading the continent, Africa... more...

  • Conflict Management and African Politicsby Terrence Lyons; Gilbert M. Khadiagala

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 54.95

    This edited volume builds on a core set of concepts developed by I. William Zartman to offer new insights into conflict management and African politics. Key concepts such as ripe moments, hurting stalemates, and collapsed states, are built upon in order to show how conflict resolution theory may be applied to contemporary challenges, particularly... more...

  • African Engagementsby Ton Dietz; Kjell Havnevik; Mayke Kaag; Terje Oestigaard

    BRILL 2011; US$ 81.00

    With the end of the Cold War, the world seemed to move from a bipolar to a unipolar system, with the neoliberal West globally imposing its laws. However, it has been acknowledged that other actors, such as China, India and Brazil, have become increasingly influential, helping to lead to a new multipolarity at the global level. The question of what... more...

  • Catastropheby Richard Bourne

    Zed Books 2012; US$ 26.95

    No one in 1980 could have guessed that Zimbabwe would become a failed state on such a monumental and tragic scale. In this incisive and revealing book, Richard Bourne shows how a country which had every prospect of success when it achieved a delayed independence in 1980 became a brutal police state with hyperinflation, collapsing life expectancy and... more...

  • Mugabe and the White Africanby Ben Freeth

    Penguin Random House South Africa 2011; US$ 10.00

    Since President Mugabe began his violent land-seizure programme in 2000, thousands of white farmers and their families have been forced to abandon all they own and flee Zimbabwe. But Ben Freeth, and his father-in-law, farmer Mike Campbell, who had owned and worked the land of their home for over 30 years, were determined to take a stand. They fought... more...