Themes in African Studies

Available for the first time as an entire eBook collection, the Themes in African Studies Digital Collection includes key books published since 2001 addressing key themes in contemporary African history and politics.

Featuring 51 titles from across Zed’s Africa list, the Themes in African Studies Digital Collection spans a number of subjects bringing them together under the umbrella of contemporary Africa. The collection covers all major topics, including security in post-conflict contexts, the internet and African politics and society, peace keeping, corruption and politics, migration, land, land grabbing and land reform, urban populations and megacities, natural resources and foreign investment, gender and sexualities, politics, war, war lords and terrorism, and China’s relationship with the continent.

Suited to both undergraduate and postgraduate learning and research, this is a foundational collection for any institution teaching Africa and Area Studies.

Titles in collection

Social Media and Politics in Africa

Democracy, Censorship and Security

Edited by Maggie Dwyer and Thomas Molony

Understanding West Africa’s Ebola Epidemic

Towards a Political Economy

Edited by Ibrahim Abdullah and Ismail Rashid

The Story of an African Working Class

Ghanaian Miners' Struggles 1870-1980

Jeff Crisp
With a new Foreword by Gavin Hilson
New Edition

A History of Africa

Hosea Jaffe and preface by Samir Amin New Edition

Yours for the Union

Class and Community Struggles in South Africa

Baruch Hirson
With a new Foreword by Tom Lodge
New Edition

No Fist Is Big Enough to Hide the Sky

The Liberation of Guinea-Bissau and Cape Verde, 1963-74

Basil Davidson
With Forewords by Zachary Mampilly and Amilcar Cabral and a Preface by Aristides Pereira
New Edition

Women's Activism in Africa

Struggles for Rights and Representation

Edited by Balghis Badri and Aili Mari Tripp

Asia-Africa Development Divergence

A Question of Intent

David Henley

Women and ICT in Africa and the Middle East

Changing Selves, Changing Societies

Edited by Anne Webb and Ineke Buskens

Chinese Migrants and Africa's Development

New Imperialists or Agents of Change?

Ben Lampert, May Tan-Mullins, Daphne Chang, and Giles Mohan

Africa's Peacemakers

Nobel Peace Laureates of African Descent

Edited by Adekaye Adebajo

Africa's Urban Revolution

Edgar Pieterse and Susan Parnell

Governance for Development in Africa

Solving Collective Action Problems

David Booth and Diana Cammack

The Rise of the BRICS in Africa

The Geopolitics of South-South Relations

Padraig Carmody

The Morality of China in Africa

The Middle Kingdom and the Dark Continent

Edited by Stephen Chan

Politics of Origin in Africa

Autochthony, Citizenship and Conflict

Morten Bøås and Kevin C. Dunn

Business, Politics, and the State in Africa

Challenging the Orthodoxies on Growth and Transformation

Tim Kelsall

Region-Building in Southern Africa

Progress, Problems and Prospects

Edited by Chris Saunders, Gwinyayi Albert Dzinesa, and Dawn Nagar

Elections and the Media in Post-Conflict Africa

Votes and Voices for Peace?

Marie-Soleil Frere

Politics in Africa

A New Introduction

Nana Poku and Anna Mdee

African Cities

Alternative Visions of Urban Theory and Practice

Garth Myers

Militias and the Challenges of Post-Conflict Peace

Silencing the Guns

Chris Alden, Monika Thakur, and Matthew Arnold

The Lord's Resistance Army

Myth and Reality

Edited by Tim Allen and Koen Vlassenroot

Neoliberal Africa

The Impact of Global Social Engineering

Graham Harrison
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