Africa Books

From Africa Renewal: 

The End of Poverty: Economic Possibilities for Our Time by Jeffrey D. Sachs (Penguin, New York, USA, 2005; 397 pp; pb $27.95)

Dynamiques des conflits et crises de développement en Afrique Centrale, ed. Mbaya Kankwenda (Editions Duboiris, Paris, France, 2004; 452 pp)

The Global Women’s Movement: Origins, Issues and Strategies by Peggy Antrobus (Zed Books, London, UK, 2004; 256 pp; hb £32.95, $55, pb £9.99, $17.50)

Southern Africa in World Politics: Local Aspirations and Global Entanglements by Janice Love (Westview Press, Boulder, CO, USA, 2005; 235 pp; pb $24)

Regulating Mining in Africa: For Whose Benefit? ed. Bonnie Campbell (Nordiska Afrikainstitutet, Uppsala, Sweden, 2004; 89 pp; SEK100, €10, £7.95)

Shea Butter Republic: State Power, Global Markets, and the Making of an Indigenous Commodity by Brenda Chalfin (Routledge, Oxford, UK, 2004; 320 pp; hb $90)

Vote et démocratie dans l’Egypte contemporaine by Sarah Ben Nefissa and Alâ Al-dîn Arafat (Karthala, Paris, France, 2005; 286 pp; €25)

Reinventing Order in the Congo: How People Respond to State Failure in the Congo, ed. Theodore Trefon (Zed Books, London, UK, 2004; 224 pp; hb £45, $75, pb £14.95, $22.50)

WTO and the Global Trading System: Development Impacts and Reform Proposals by Martin Khor et al (Zed Books, London, UK, 2005; 192 pp; hb £45, $69.95, pb £14.95, $25)

Globalization — Tame It or Scrap It? by Greg Buckman (Zed Books, London, UK, 2004; 256 pp; hb £32.95, $55, pb £9.99, $17.50)

Addressing the Challenges of Globalization: An Independent Evaluation of the World Bank’s Approach to Global Programs by Uma Lele (World Bank Publications, Washington, USA, 2005; 120 pp; pb $20)

Balancing the Development Agenda: The Transformation of the World Bank under James Wolfensohn, 1995-2005 (World Bank Publications, Washington, USA, 2005; 120 pp; pb €15.04)

Le temps des journalistes : L’invention de la presse en Afrique francophone by Thierry Perret (Karthala, Paris, France, 2005; 320 pp; €25)

Africa’s Media, Democracy and the Politics of Belonging by Francis B. Nyamnjoh (Zed Books, London, UK, 2005; 320 pp; hb £55, $85; pb £16.95, $25)

Who Owes Who? 50 Questions about World Debt by Damien Millet and Eric Toussaint (Zed Books, London, UK, 2004; 240 pp; hb £32.95, $55, pb £9.99, $17.50)

Undermining Development: The Absence of Power among Local NGOs in Africa by Sarah Michael (Indiana University Press, Indiana, USA, 2005; 218 pp; pb $22.95)

Changing Class: Education and Social Change in Post-Apartheid South Africa, ed. Linda Chisholm (Zed Books, London, UK, 2004; 340 pp; hb £50, $75)

Beyond Territory and Scarcity: Exploring Conflicts over Natural Resource Management, eds. Quentin Gausset, Michael A. Whyte and Torben Birch-Thomsen (Nordiska Afrikainstitutet, Uppsala, Sweden, 2005; 218 pp; pb SEK220, €22, £26.95)

An Economic Blueprint for Ghana by T.E. Anin (Woeli Publishing Services, Accra, Ghana, 2003; 159 pp; pb £17.95, $35.95)

The Roots of the Military-Political Crises in Côte d’Ivoire by Francis Akindès (Nordiska Afrikainstitutet, Uppsala, Sweden, 2004; 46 pp; SEK90, €9)

Structural Adjustment: The SAPRI Report. The Policy Roots of Economic Crisis, Poverty and Inequality by the Structural Adjustment Participatory Review International Network (Zed Books, London, UK, 2004; 256 pp; hb £59.95, $75, pb £16.95, $25)

La coopération décentralisée et ses paradoxes by Alain Marie (Karthala, Paris, France, 2005; 232 pp; €22)

Endgame in the Western Sahara: What Future for Africa’s Last Colony by Toby Shelley (Zed Books, London, UK, 2004; 240 pp; hb £45, $69.95, pb £14.95, $22.50)

African Emerging Markets by Sam Mensah and Todd Moss (African Capital Markets Forum, 2004; 287 pp; pb £29.95)

Learning to Love Africa: My Journey from Africa to Harvard Business School and Back by Monique Maddy (HarperBusiness, New York, US, 2004; 368 pp; hb $24.95)

Participation — From Tyranny to Transformation? Exploring New Approaches to Participation and Development, eds. Samuel Hickey and Giles Mohan (Zed Books, London, UK, 2004; 304 pp; hb £50, $75, pb £15.95, $25)

Reasonable Radicals and Citizenship in Botswana: The Public Anthropology of Kalanga Elites by Richard Weber (Indiana University Press, Indianapolis, USA, 2004; 268 pp; pb $24.95, hb $60)