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Routledge Studies in African Politics and International Relations


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The Finances of Regional Organisations in the Global South: Follow the Money

The Finances of Regional Organisations in the Global South: Follow the Money

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Ulf Engel, Frank Mattheis
November 20, 2019

This book addresses a major gap in the longstanding research on regional organisations: how do their finances work and what do they reveal about the region-building process? It brings together an empirically rich collection of chapters written by experts of regional organisations in Latin America,...

Human Rights and the Judicialisation of African Politics

Human Rights and the Judicialisation of African Politics

1st Edition

Peter Brett
September 27, 2018

Human Rights and the Judicialisation of African Politics shows readers how central questions in African politics have entered courtrooms over the last three decades, and provides the first transnational explanation for this development. The book begins with three conditions that have made...

The Politics of Elite Corruption in Africa: Uganda in Comparative African Perspective

The Politics of Elite Corruption in Africa: Uganda in Comparative African Perspective

1st Edition

Roger Tangri, Andrew M Mwenda
February 12, 2018

This book considers the causes of high-level state corruption as well as the political constraints of countering corruption in Africa. It examines elite corruption in government as well as in the political and military spheres of state activity, and focuses on illegal behaviour on the part of state...

Political Trust and the Politics of Security Engagement: China and the European Union in Africa

Political Trust and the Politics of Security Engagement: China and the European Union in Africa

1st Edition

Benjamin Barton
September 12, 2017

The EU and China are often characterised as parties whose bilateral political differences still remain too large to bridge, so that they have failed to convert rhetorical promises into tangible results of cooperation, particularly with regards to the field of international security. Yet in terms of...

African Border Disorders: Addressing Transnational Extremist Organizations

African Border Disorders: Addressing Transnational Extremist Organizations

1st Edition

Olivier J. Walther, William F.S. Miles
August 31, 2017

Since the end of the Cold War, the monopoly of legitimate organized force of many African states has been eroded by a mix of rebel groups, violent extremist organizations, and self-defence militias created in response to the rise in organized violence on the continent. African Border Disorders...

Regionalism in Africa: Genealogies, institutions and trans-state networks

Regionalism in Africa: Genealogies, institutions and trans-state networks

1st Edition

Daniel C Bach
May 24, 2017

Africa, which was not long ago discarded as a hopeless and irrelevant region, has become a new 'frontier' for global trade, investment and the conduct of international relations. This book surveys the socio-economic, intellectual and security related dimensions of African regionalisms since the...

China's Aid to Africa: Does Friendship Really Matter?

China's Aid to Africa: Does Friendship Really Matter?

1st Edition

Zhangxi Cheng, Ian Taylor
May 15, 2017

Although China has rapidly increased foreign aid to Africa and is now a relatively major player in the developmental assistance regime, little is still known regarding how China delivers its foreign aid, and even less about how this foreign aid actually works in the recipient countries. This book,...

Real Governance and Practical Norms in Sub-Saharan Africa: The game of the rules

Real Governance and Practical Norms in Sub-Saharan Africa: The game of the rules

1st Edition

Tom De Herdt, Jean-Pierre OLIVIER de SARDAN
February 07, 2017

Although international development discourse considers the state as a crucial development actor, there remains a significant discrepancy between the official norms of the state and public services and the actual practices of political elites and civil servants. This text interrogates the variety of...

African Migrants and Europe: Managing the ultimate frontier

African Migrants and Europe: Managing the ultimate frontier

1st Edition

Lorenzo Rinelli
December 09, 2016

The process of migration control mirrors the trajectories of the people who traverse national boundaries, making today’s borders flexible and fluid. This book explores the transformation of migration control in the post 9/11 era. It looks at how border controls have become more diffuse in the face...

Homegrown Development in Africa: Reality or illusion?

Homegrown Development in Africa: Reality or illusion?

1st Edition

Chukwumerije Okereke, Patricia Agupusi
December 09, 2016

Internationally driven development programmes have not been entirely successful in transforming the economic status of African countries. Since the late 1990s many African countries have started to take initiatives to develop an integrated framework that tackles poverty and promotes socio-economic...

Reconstructing the Authoritarian State in Africa

Reconstructing the Authoritarian State in Africa

1st Edition

George Klay Kieh, Jr., Pita Ogaba Agbese
October 11, 2016

This work seeks to examine the nature and dynamics of authoritarianism in Africa and to suggest ways in which the states covered in the book can be democratically reconstituted. In 1990, a wave of euphoria greeted the "third wave of democratization" that swept across the African Continent. The...

Critical Perspectives on African Politics: Liberal interventions, state-building and civil society

Critical Perspectives on African Politics: Liberal interventions, state-building and civil society

1st Edition

Clive Gabay, Carl Death
August 04, 2016

Strong states and strong civil societies are now increasingly hailed as the twin drivers of a ‘rising Africa’. Current attempts to support growth and democracy are part of a longer history of promoting projects of disciplinary, regulatory and liberal rule and values beyond ‘the West’. Yet this is...

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