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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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 3
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 0
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 0
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 0
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 0
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 5
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 3
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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Travelling hierarchies : roads in and out of slave status in a Central Malian Fulbe network Travelling hierarchies : roads in and out of slave status in.. Number of products in stock 3
This dissertation describes the sensitive issue of the contemporary emancipation trajectories of agropastoralist Fulbe slave descendants in central Mali. It explores how they are dealing with hiera...
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The Dagara farmer at home and away : migration, environment and development in Ghana The Dagara farmer at home and away : migration, environment .. Number of products in stock 4
This study examines Dagara migration from Ghana's Upper West Region, a poor peripheral savannah area in the North of the country, to the Brong Ahafo Region, a semi-peripheral food crop frontier...
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Coping with inadequacy: understanding the effects of central teacher recruitment in six ward secondary schools in Tanzania Coping with inadequacy: understanding the effects of central.. Number of products in stock 7
Since the early 2000s, when the government of Tanzania issued the directive that each ward is required to have a secondary school, the challenge of teacher inadequacy in secondary education has rev...
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Facing coal: changing conceptions of South African coal-based pollution, with special reference to the Witbank coalfield, 1906- Facing coal: changing conceptions of South African coal-base.. Number of products in stock 12
This thesis provides an environmental history of changing ideas around South African coal-based pollution, focusing on the Witbank coalfield in Mpumalanga Province, where the scars of mining are et...
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Kfaang and its technologies: towards a social history of mobility in Kom, Cameroon, 1928-1998 Kfaang and its technologies: towards a social history of mob.. Number of products in stock 0
In this study of mobility in Kom, the second largest kingdom in the Bamenda Grasslands of Cameroon, life histories and archival files enlighten the social history of mobility in relation to the dev...
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Participation for local development : the reality of decentralisation in Tanzania Participation for local development : the reality of decentr.. Number of products in stock 0
Community participation in local development has been emphasized in Tanzanian decentralization policy since independence in 1961. However, up to the early 1990s, little had been achieved in this re...
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Plurality of religion, plurality of justice : exploring the role of religion in disputing processes in Gorongosa, Central Mozam Plurality of religion, plurality of justice : exploring the .. Number of products in stock 0
This dissertation, which is based on field research carried out between February 2007 and September 2008, examines the role of religion, notably traditional religion and Christianity, in disputing ...
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In search of greener pastures? Boat-migrants from Senegal to the Canary Islands In search of greener pastures? Boat-migrants from Senegal to.. Number of products in stock 2
The studies in this volume are the result of research carried out by students of the Research Masters in African Studies (RMAS) at Leiden University who graduated in 2008. The studies cover such ar...
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Wartime children's suffering and quests for therapy in northern Uganda Wartime children's suffering and quests for therapy in north.. Number of products in stock 0
This book is based on an ethnographic study in 2004-2005 during an ongoing civil war in northern Uganda. It examines children's suffering as well as their attempts to restore normality. The stu...
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Bodies in action. Culture and body skills in post-conflict Sierra Leone Bodies in action. Culture and body skills in post-conflict S.. Number of products in stock 0
This book examines the influence of culture on human body movement, using video data to document body movements. The body skills of a sample of Sierra Leoneans are analysed in terms of acquisition ...
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Coping with cancer and adversity : hospital ethnography in Kenya Coping with cancer and adversity : hospital ethnography in K.. Number of products in stock 4
Hospital treatment is generally associated with 'getting better', the restoration to health and normal life. The onset of a life-threatening disease such as cancer, however, can transform t...
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Ominous calm. Autochtony and sovereignty in Konkomba/Nanumba violence and peace, Ghana Ominous calm. Autochtony and sovereignty in Konkomba / Nanum.. Number of products in stock 0
Why did a conflict between a majority of settlers (Konkomba), claiming equal citizenship, and a minority of autochthons (Nanumba), produce Ghana's largest incident of ethnic cleansing and a sub...
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Advances in coastal ecology : people, processes and ecosystems in Kenya Advances in coastal ecology : people, processes and ecosyste.. Number of products in stock 8
The coastal population of Sub-Sahara Africa is increasing rapidly but coastal zones are fragile environments that are easily disturbed and easily damaged when overexploited. There is need for caref...
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Creating space for fishermen's livelihoods: Anlo-Ewe beach seine fishermen's negotiations for livelihood space wi Creating space for fishermen's livelihoods: Anlo-Ewe beach s.. Number of products in stock 0
This PhD thesis presents a case study of one of the artisanal fishing groups active in the West African region, namely the Anlo-Ewe beach seine fishermen in Ghana, showing how these fishermen negot...
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amilies in movement : transformation of the family in urban Mali, with a focus on intercontinental mobility Families in movement : transformation of the family in urban.. Number of products in stock 0
This Masters Thesis is the winner of the ASC's Africa Thesis Award 2008. It deals with changing family relations in African society in the context of intercontinental mobility. Based on many st...
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Pastoralistes et la ville au BĂ©nin: Livelihoods en questionnement Pastoralistes et la ville au BĂ©nin: Livelihoods en questionn.. Number of products in stock 0
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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Making decentralization work for women in Uganda Making decentralization work for women in Uganda Number of products in stock 0
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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