African Studies



Africa?s international relations have often been defined and oriented by the dominant international and geopolitical agendas of the day.
<P>According to estimates by the International Land Coalition based at the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), 57 million hectares of land have been leased to foreign investo...
This volume explores the issues and debates surrounding the ongoing processes of democratization in sub-Saharan Africa, illuminating the central dynamics characterizing Africa?s democratic experiments...
The turn of the twenty-first century has witnessed an expansion of critical approaches to African literature.
Conflict and instability are built into the very fabric of the Middle East and North African (MENA) state and states system; yet both states and states system have displayed remarkable resilience.
This handbook offers diverse perspectives on queer Africa, incorporating scholarly contributions on themes that reflect and inflect the trajectories of queer contributions to African studies within an...
This handbook provides a critical overview of literature dealing with groups of people or regions that suffer marginalization within Africa.
Theology has a rich tradition across the African continent, and has taken myriad directions since Christianity first arrived on its shores.
The Routledge Handbook of Pan-Africanism provides an international, intersectional, and interdisciplinary overview of, and approach to, Pan-Africanism, making an invaluable contribution to the ongoing...
The Routledge Handbook on Africana Criminologies plugs a gaping hole in criminological literature, which remains dominated by work on Europe and settler-colonial locations at the expense of neocolonia...
This book illustrates how Africa’s defence and security domains have been radically altered by drastic changes in world politics and local ramifications.
This handbook comprises fresh and incisive research focusing on African media, culture and communication.
This handbook explores the challenges and opportunities for leadership and conflict response in the context of Africa at several levels.
The Routledge Handbook of African Law provides a comprehensive, critical overview of the contemporary legal terrain in Africa.
Bringing together cutting-edge research from a range of disciplines, this handbook argues that despite often being overlooked or treated as marginal, the study of Islam from an African context is inte...
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