Africa Books

From Africa Renewal: 

Gender and Genocide in Burundi: The Search for Spaces of Peace in the Great Lakes Region by Patricia O. Daley (Indiana University Press, Indiana, USA, 2008; 280 pp; pb $24.95)

Kenya’s Quest for Democracy: Taming Leviathan by Makau Mutua (Lynne Rienner Publishers, Boulder, CO, USA, 2008; 340 pp; hb $35)

Kenya: Identity of a Nation by Godfrey Mwakikagile (New Africa Press, Pretoria, South Africa, 2007; 240 pp; pb $17.95)

The Failure of Democracy in the Republic of Congo by John F. Clark (Lynne Rienner Publishers, Boulder, CO, USA, 2008; 309 pp; hb $35)

Bad Samaritans: The Myth of Free Trade and the Secret History of Capitalism, Ha-Joon Chang (Bloomsbury Press, London, UK, 2007; 276 pp; hb $26.95)

Biopiracy of Biodiversity: Global Exchange as Enclosure by Andrew Mushita and Carol B. Thompson (Africa World Press, NJ, USA, 2007; 344 pp; pb $29.95)

Creating a World Without Poverty: Social Business and the Future of Capitalism by Muhammad Yunus (PublicAffairs, New York, USA; 261 pp; hb $25)

Preventing Genocide: Practical Steps Towards Early Detection and Effective Action by David A. Hamburg (Paradigm Publishers, Boulder, CO, USA, 2008; 352 pp; hb $29.95)

Démocratie et éducation à la citoyenneté en Afrique by Mamadou Bella Balde (L’Harmattan, Paris, France, 2008; 256 pp; €24.50)

La femme dans la gestion des conflits en Afrique précoloniale: Traditions, sociétés et pouvoir dans la région des Grands Lacs by Jean-Jacques Purusi Sadiki (L’Harmattan, Paris, France, 2008; 210 pp; €20)

Congo-Brazzaville: Autopsie d’une crise politique cyclique, eds. Frédéric Bobongo, Romulad Bienvenu Gobert, Modeste Chouaïbou Mfenjou, Léandre Serge Moyen (L’Harmattan. Paris, France, 2008; 254 pp; €24.50)

L’Afrique subsaharienne et la mondialisation, ed. Vincent Aucante (L’Harmattan, Paris, France, 2008; 266 pp; €27)

La violence politique au Congo-Brazzaville: Devoir de mémoire contre l’impunité by Jean-Claude Mayima-Mbemba (L’Harmattan, Paris, France, 2008; 240 pp; €24)

Le développement soutenable: Evaluation simplifiée dans un contexte Nord-Sud by Georges Lanmafankpotin and Michel Lerond (L’Harmattan, Paris, France, 2007; 186 pp; €17.50)

Dans l’enfer du Darfour by Daoud Hari (Editions Flammarion, Paris, France, 2008; 256 pp; €19)

Peacekeeping in Sierra Leone: The Story of UNAMSIL by ’Funmi Olonisakin (Lynne Rienner Publishers, Boulder, CO, USA, 2007; 205 pp; hb $45, £28.50; pb $18.95, £11.95)

Les droits de l’homme à l’épreuve: Cas de la crise ivoirienne du 19 septembre 2002 by Sako Gervais Boga (L’Harmattan, Paris, France, 2008; 250 pp; €25)

Globalization and Environmental Challenges: Reconceptualizing Security in the 21st Century, eds. Hans Günter Brauch, Úrsula Oswald Spring, Patricia Kameri-Mbote et al (Springer Verlag, Berlin, Germany, 2008; 1,148 pp; hb €229, $309)

Heart of Darfur by Lisa Blaker (Hodder and Stoughton, London, UK, 2008; 352 pp; hb £12, $38.61)

Investment Opportunities and Private Sector Growth in Africa by Godfrey Mwakikagile (New Africa Press, Pretoria, South Africa, 2007; 348 pp; pb $19.95)

The Media and Conflicts in Central Africa by Marie-Soleil Frère (Lynne Rienner Publishers, Boulder, CO, USA, 2007; 287 pp; hb $55, £34.95; pb $23.50, £14.95)

Madagascar: état, communautés villageoises et banditisme rural by Henri Rasamoelina (L’Harmattan, Paris, France, 2007; 250 pp; €22.50, FF148)

Manger au quotidien: La vulnérabilité des familles urbaines en Afrique by Virginie Briand (Karthala, Paris, France, 2008; 264 pp; €23)

Africa Is in a Mess: What Went Wrong and What Should Be Done by Godfrey Mwakikagile (New Africa Press, Pretoria, South Africa, 2006; 176 pp; pb $13.95)