Africa Books

From Africa Renewal: 

Youth in Africa’s Labor Market, eds. Marito H. Garcia and Jean Fares (World Bank Publications, Washington, DC, USA, 2008; 293 pp; pb £12.99, $20)

Quelle refondation pour le Congo? by Cyriaque Magloire Mongo Dzon (L’Harmattan, Paris, France, 2008; 166 pp; €16)

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

Milieux criminels et pouvoirs politiques: Les ressorts illicites de l’Etat, eds. Jean-Louis Briquet and Gilles Favarel-Garrigues (Karthala, Paris, France, 2008; 320 pp; €26)

Achieving the Millennium Development Goals by Mark McGillivray (Palgrave Macmillan, New York, NY, USA, 2008; 208 pp; hb $85)

Beyond Bali: Strategic Issues for the Post-2012 Climate Change Regime, ed. Christian Egenhofer (Centre for European Policy Studies, Brussels, Belgium, 2008; 162 pp; pb €25)

From the Slave Trade to ‘Free’ Trade: How Trade Undermines Democracy and Justice in Africa by Charles Abugre et al (Fahamu Books, Oxford, UK, 2007; 180 pp; pb £11.95)

La gouvernance démocratique: Un nouveau paradigme pour le développement? eds. Séverine Bellina, Hervé Magro and Violaine de Villemeur (Karthala, Paris, France, 2008; 608 pp; €32)

Global Shadows: Africa in the Neoliberal World Order by James Ferguson (Duke University Press, Durham, NC, USA, 2006; 272 pp; pb $21.95)

Judicial Politics in New Democracies: Cases from Southern Africa by Peter VonDoepp (Lynne Rienner Publishers, Boulder, CO, USA, 2009; 195 pp; hb $55)

Breathing Life into the African Union Protocol on Women’s Rights in Africa, eds. Firoze Manji, Faiza Jama Mohamed and Roselynn Musa (Fahamu Books, Oxford, UK, 2006; 128 pp; pb £14.95)

Africa’s Long Road to Rights / Long traget de l’Afrique vers les droits: Reflections on the 20th Anniversary of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights, ed. Hakima Abbas (Fahamu Books, Oxford, UK, 2008; 188 pp; pb £11.95)

Violence politique au Congo-Kinshasa by Pierre Kamba (L’Harmattan, Paris, France, 2008; 430 pp; €38.50)

Laurent Nkunda et la rébellion du Kivu: Au coeur de la guerre congolaise by Stewart Andrew Scott (Karthala, Paris, France, 2008; 320 pp; €25)

Silences in NGO Discourse: The Role and Future of NGOs in Africa by Issa Shivji (Fahamu Books, Oxford, UK, 2007; 84 pp; pb £7.95)

Le Sénégal des migrations: Mobilités, identités et sociétés, ed. Momar-Coumba Diop (Karthala, Paris, France, 2008; 440 pp; €29)

Understanding Somalia and Somaliland: Culture, History, Society by Ioan Lewis (Columbia University Press, New York, NY, 2008; 208 pp; hb $45)

Business and the State in Southern Africa: The Politics of Economic Reform by Scott D. Taylor (Lynne Rienner Publishers, Boulder, CO, USA, 2008; 267 pp; hb $58)

China’s New Role in Africa and the South: A Search for a New Perspective, eds. Dorothy Guerrero and Firoze Manji (Fahamu Books, Oxford, UK, 2007; 272 pp; pb £16.95)

A Critical Examination of Conservation and Development in Sub-Saharan Africa by Paul Andre DeGeorges and Brian Kevin Reilly (Edwin Mellen Press, New York, USA, 2008; seven volumes, 3,572 pp; hb £450)

Ending Aid Dependence by Yash Tandon (Fahamu Books and South Centre, Oxford, UK, 2008; 160 pp; pb £7.99)

Enjeux urbains et développement territorial en Afrique contemporaine by Amadou Diop (Karthala, Paris, France, 2008; 196 pp; €22)

The Failure of Democracy in the Republic of Congo by John F. Clark (Lynne Rienner Publishers, Boulder, CO, USA, 2008; 309 pp; hb $59.95)