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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Militarized-youths-in-Western-Côte-dIvoire-:-local-processes-of-mobilization-demobilization-and-related-humanitarian-interventions-(2002-2007) Militarized youths in Western Côte d'Ivoire : local processe.. Number of products in stock 8
The recent conflict in Côte d'Ivoire has led to the militarization of many young civilians on both belligerent sides, especially in the west of the country. What is of particular interest is t...
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Being-old-in-times-of-AIDS:-aging-caring-and-relating-in-northwest-Tanzania Being old in times of AIDS: aging, caring and relating in no.. Number of products in stock 35
The HIV/AIDS epidemic in northwest Tanzania has profoundly shaped the experience of growing old. Older men and women take on new care tasks, such as caring for orphaned grandchildren and nursing dy...
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HIV-AIDS-treatment-in-two-Ghanaian-hospitals-:-experiences-of-patients-nurses-and-doctors HIV/AIDS treatment in two Ghanaian hospitals : experiences o.. Number of products in stock 14
This thesis is based on fifteen months of anthropological research in the voluntary counselling and testing centres and antiretroviral therapy clinics of two hospitals in Ghana, St. Patrick's H...
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Beyond-the-façade-:-instrumentalisation-of-the-Zambian-health-sector Beyond the façade : instrumentalisation of the Zambian healt.. Number of products in stock 56
This dissertation is a response to an academic and popular discussion that painted a bleak picture of the African state and by extension the endeavour of development cooperation. It focuses on the ...
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Fighting-over-forest-:-interactive-governance-of-conflicts-over-forest-and-tree-resources-in-Ghanas-high-forest-zone Fighting over forest : interactive governance of conflicts o.. Number of products in stock 13
By the turn of the millennium, forest governance had been given recognition on Ghana's development agenda. The emergence of various forest governance initiatives increased the diversity of acto...
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Unequal-catch-:-gender-and-fisheries-on-the-Lake-Victoria-landing-sites-in-Tanzania Unequal catch : gender and fisheries on the Lake Victoria la.. Number of products in stock 37
This study deals with gender and access to resources among the Haya, a fishing people on the Lake Victoria landing sites in Tanzania. In particular, the study is about Haya women accessing financia...
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Big-Men-playing-football-:-money-politics-and-foul-play-in-the-African-game Big Men playing football : money, politics and foul play in .. Number of products in stock 18
While the skills of football players can be observed on pitches throughout Africa, the actions of those who run the game's administrative side are less visible. Based on anthropological fieldwo...
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Foreign-direct-investment-and-poverty-alleviation.-The-case-of-Bulyanhulu-and-Geita-gold-mines-Tanzania Foreign direct investment and poverty alleviation. The case .. Number of products in stock 41
This thesis quantifies the economic, social and environmental effects of the gold mining sector as a component of foreign direct investments and its contribution to poverty alleviation in Tanzania....
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Spaces of insecurity. Human agency in violent conflicts in Kenya Spaces of insecurity. Human agency in violent conflicts in K.. Number of products in stock 37
There are regions in the world where socioeconomic deprivation, ecological marginality, political exclusion, poverty and violence all seem to converge. The cases presented in this book, the outcome...
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"I don't tell my husband about vegetable sales": gender dynamics in urban agriculture in Eldoret, Kenya "I don't tell my husband about vegetable sales": gender dyna.. Number of products in stock 24
Drawing on the sustainable livelihood approach, this book explores gender dynamics in urban agriculture, which is an integral part of the diversified portfolio of livelihood strategies adopted by r...
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Reversed fortunes in the South: a comparison of the role of FDI in industrial development in Kenya and Malaysia Reversed fortunes in the South: a comparison of the role of .. Number of products in stock 26
This book examines the causes of the observed reversal of fortunes between Sub-Saharan Africa and South East Asia in the last 50 years. Specifically, it compares Kenya and Malaysia which, 50 years ...
per € 11,25
Kilama: The diverging South. Comparing the cashew sectors of Tanzania and Vietnam The diverging South. Comparing the cashew sectors of Tanzani.. Number of products in stock 18
Based on fieldwork in rural Tanzania and Vietnam, this thesis describes differences in the organization of cashew production in the most successful cashew-producing regions in Tandahimba District i...
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