The African Studies Centre publishes nine different series. Four book series are published by Brill and one by Langaa (Cameroon). Books published by the ASC can generally be ordered via this webshop. Books published in cooperation with an external publisher (Brill, Langaa etc.) can be ordered directly from the publisher.
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Win-wins in the forest produkt value chains? How governance impacts the sustainability of livehoods based on non-timber forest Win-wins in the forest product value chains? How governance .. Number of products in stock 14
Non-timber forest products (NTFPs) such as nuts, leaves, resins, barks and honey from Cameroon have medicinal, food, energy and cultural uses. This study examines the arrangements governing eight such
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Farmers on the move ; Mobility, access to land and conflict in Central and South Mali Farmers on the move : Mobility, access to land and conflict .. Number of products in stock 6
In contrast to their sedentary image, farmers in Central and South Mali are surprisingly mobile. Many have settled in scattered farming hamlets where they are rapidly expanding the areas under agricul
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Dwelling in Tourism. Power and muyh amongst Bushmen in Southern Africa Dwelling in Tourism. Power and muyh amongst Bushmen in South.. Number of products in stock 13
Dwelling in Tourism highlights how marginalised Bushmen people are in the middle of a struggle between traditional en modern forces. Tourism, as an important element of conservation strategies, is a p
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Islam et engagements au Sénégal : résultats d'un programme de recherche demandé par l&#x0027 Islam et engagements au Sénégal : résultats d'un programme d.. Number of products in stock 10
Ce volume collectif rassemble les résultats de travaux menés par des chercheurs sénégalais et néerlandais selon trois axes de recherche concernant le Sénégal: la relation entre islam et politiq
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After completing a transition from military to civilian rule in 1999, Nigeria began to implement comprehensive reforms aimed at Anti-corruption Campaign in Nigeria, the politics of a faile.. Number of products in stock 36
After completing a transition from military to civilian rule in 1999, Nigeria began to implement comprehensive reforms aimed at routing out corruption. These reforms included the establishment of new
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Liberia; van vrijheidsideaal naar verloren paradijs Liberia; van vrijheidsideaal naar verloren paradijs Number of products in stock 19
Als enthousiaste twintiger vertrekt de schrijver in de jaren zeventig van de vorige eeuw naar het West-Afrikaanse land Liberia. Hij gaat er les geven aan de Universiteit van Liberia. Onder zijn studen
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Improving health insurance coverage in Ghana: a case study Improving health insurance coverage in Ghana: a case study Number of products in stock 11
Ghana is one of the first sub-Saharan African countries to introduce national health insurance to ensure more equity in access to health care. The response of the population has been disappointing, ho
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Lahla Ngubo : the continuities and discontinuities of a South African black middle class Lahla Ngubo : the continuities and discontinuities of a Sout.. Number of products in stock 9
This book engages with the history of South Africa’s black middle class through a case study of a black middle class in the former Transkei Bantustan. The author argues that this middle class, which
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Safety in the midst of stigma: experiencing HIV/AIDS in two Ghanaian communities Safety in the midst of stigma: experiencing HIV/AIDS in two .. Number of products in stock 13
Stigmatization of people associated with HIV can be devastating, even more so than the virus itself. It destroys the lives of HIV positive people and their loved
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World and experiences of AIDS orphans in north central Namibia World and experiences of AIDS orphans in north central Namibia Number of products in stock 8
How do young AIDS orphans deal with the loss of their parents and their changed circumstances? This thesis discusses the social environment, experiences and perceptions of fourteen orphans in north ce
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"Ask and you shall be given": Pentecostalism and the economic crisis in Cameroon "Ask and you shall be given": Pentecostalism and the economi.. Number of products in stock 7
Cameroon's economic crisis has led to widespread unemployment and poverty since the 1980s. Civil society organizations, including the churches, believe that bad governance is at the heart of th...
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Transition towards Jatropha biofuels in Tanzania? An analysis with Strategic Niche Management Transition towards Jatropha biofuels in Tanzania? An analysi.. Number of products in stock 15
This study analyses the recent emergence of a biofuels sector in Tanzania. The focus is on 'Jatropha curcas', an oil-bearing plant that is widely seen as having great potential as an energy...
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"Our Way". Responding to the Dutch aid in the District Rural Development Programme of Bukoba, Tanzania "Our Way". Responding to the Dutch aid in the District Rural.. Number of products in stock 6
This book is about the relationship between donors and aid recipients in bilateral development cooperation programmes. Using the example of the Dutch District Rural Development Programmes (DRDPs) i...
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Tied to migrants. Transnational influences on the economy of Accra, Ghana Tied to migrants. Transnational influences on the economy of.. Number of products in stock 9
This book provides an in-depth exploration of how transnational relationships of urban dwellers with (international) migrants influence economic activities in Accra, the capital of Ghana. These tra...
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Transnationalism, local development and social security. The functioning of support networks in rural Ghana Transnationalism, local development and social security. The.. Number of products in stock 9
Intercontinental migration from rural areas in Ghana has become a common strategy in the social security provision of family members who stay behind. Focusing on the Ashanti region, this study exam...
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'Prendre le bic'. Le Combat Spirituel congolais et les tranformations sociales 'Prendre le bic'. Le Combat Spirituel congolais et les tranf.. Number of products in stock 2
Cette thèse de doctorat montre la manière dont des femmes originaires de la République démocratique du Congo, dans une période de crise et dans le contexte de la mondialisation, au Congo et da...
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How to win a football match in Cameroon. An anthropological study of Africa's most popular sport How to win a football match in Cameroon. An anthropological .. Number of products in stock 20
Footballers Essomba and Ashu, team manager Kalla and spiritual adviser Zé are the key characters in this anthropological study of football in Cameroon, which is based on research carried out in 20...
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Coming back from the bush. Gender, youth and reintegration in northern Sierra Leone Coming back from the bush. Gender, youth and reintegration i.. Number of products in stock 26
This thesis explores the postwar reintegration strategies of young women who had forcibly become affiliated with one of the fighting factions during the ten years of civil war in Sierra Leone. Inst...
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Plantations, power and people. Two case studies on the restructuring of South Africa's forestry sector Plantations, power and people. Two case studies on the restr.. Number of products in stock 18
This PhD thesis introduces an arena in which government policy, private-sector compliance and community actions interact. Based on South Africa's forestry sector and on two forestry companies -...
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Teaching peace, transforming conflict? : exploring participants' perceptions of the impact of informal peace education t Teaching peace, transforming conflict? : exploring participa.. Number of products in stock 12
Peace education is extremely fashionable but as yet few people have endeavoured to explore the outcome and impact of peace education programmes. There is often a gap between good intentions and realit
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Poverty and inequality in urban Sudan. Policies, institutions and governance Poverty and inequality in urban Sudan. Policies, institution.. Number of products in stock 14
This book provides an overview of the conditions facing the urban poor in Khartoum, Sudan, and explores the opportunities and constraints people of different genders, ages, wealth and social origin...
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'Beyond their age' : coping of children and young people in child-headed households in South Africa 'Beyond their age' : coping of children and young people in .. Number of products in stock 12
This study concentrates on the capacity of children and young people to cope in child-headed households in Port Elizabeth, South Africa. In contrast to the dominant view of these child...
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Food security and coping mechanisms in marginal areas : the case of West Pokot, Kenya, 1920-1995 Food security and coping mechanisms in marginal areas : the .. Number of products in stock 18
Using the case of West Pokot in northwestern Kenya, the major focus of this book is on food security and coping mechanisms in an arid environment. Following the introduction, Ch. 2 analyses the adv...
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Making decentralization work for women in Uganda Making decentralization work for women in Uganda Number of products in stock 15
This book is about engendering local governance. It explores the euphoria with which Uganda's decentralization policy took centre stage as a sufficient driver to engender local development resp...
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Pastoralistes et la ville au Bénin: Livelihoods en questionnement Pastoralistes et la ville au Bénin: Livelihoods en questionn.. Number of products in stock 19
L'immigration des éleveurs en milieu urbain est un phénomène récent au Bénin et a été peu documenté. Vu que l'élevage basé sur l'exploitation des ressources naturelles constit...
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