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  • US Strategy in Africaby David J Francis

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 54.95

    This book outlines the construction, interpretations and understanding of US strategy towards Africa in the early twenty-first century. No single issue or event in the recent decades in Africa has provoked so much controversy and unified hostility and opposition as the announcement by former President George W. Bush of the establishment of the... more...

  • Policing in Africaby David J. Francis

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 100.00

    This wide-ranging collection offers fresh insights into a critical factor in development and politics on the African continent. It critically examines and illustrates the centrality of policing in transition societies in Africa, and outlines and assesses the emergence and impact of the diversity of state and non-state policing agencies. more...

  • When War Endsby David J. Francis

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This volume critically examines what happens when war formally ends, the difficult and complex challenges and opportunities for winning the peace and reconciling divided communities. By reviewing a case study of the West African state of Sierra Leone, potential lessons for other parts of the world can be gained. Sierra Leone has emerged as a 'successful'... more...

  • Uniting Africaby David J. Francis

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 49.95

    Plagued by bloody wars and armed conflicts, political instability, communal violence and displaced persons, and at the mercy of natural catastrophes such as drought and famine, it is not surprising that the Western press has long dismissed Africa as the 'hopeless continent'. In the face of these challenges, Africa today is faced with a stark choice:... more...

  • Civil Militiaby David J. Francis

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 149.95

    This volume critically engages with the phenomenon of civil militias in Africa, especially the nature of threats and challenges they pose to national and human security. It questions why the African political scene is increasingly inundated with the activities of civil militias, examines the socio-political and economic conditions that trigger and/or... more...

  • African Peace Militariesby David J. Francis

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    This book provides a critical understanding of the emerging role of African militaries in peacetime democratic Africa. This book departs from the dominant perspective which simply presents the military as an ‘enemy’ of democracy because of the history and legacy of unending military coup d’états and interventions in civilian politics. In the context... more...

  • The Politics of Economic Regionalism: Sierra Leone in ECOWASby David J Francis

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 130.00

    This title was first published in 2001: The primary objective of this book is to provide an analytical understanding of the nature, dynamics and complexity of the politics of economic regionalism through the prism of Sierra Leone in the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS). The book also discusses the following issues: the evolution... more...

  • GIS Applications in Agricultureby Francis J. Pierce; David Clay

    CRC Press 2007; US$ 139.95

    The increased efficiency and profitability that the proper application of technology can provide has made precision agriculture the hottest developing area within traditional agriculture. The first single-source volume to cover GIS applications in agronomy, GIS Applications in Agriculture examines ways that this powerful technology can help farmers... more...

  • An Invitation to Ethnomethodologyby David J. Francis; Stephen Hester

    SAGE Publications 2004; US$ 46.00

    This book offer a new and rigorous approach to observational sociology that is grounded in ethnomethodology and conversation analysis. more...

  • An Introduction to Architectural Theoryby Harry Francis Mallgrave; David J. Goodman

    Wiley 2011; US$ 37.76

    A sharp and lively text that covers issues in depth but not to the point that they become inaccessible to beginning students, An Introduction to Architectural Theory  is the first narrative history of this period, charting the veritable revolution in architectural thinking that has taken place, as well as the implications of this intellectual... more...