Africa Books

From Africa Renewal: 

Untapped: The Scramble for Africa’s Oil by John Ghazvinian (Harcourt, New York, USA, 2007; 336 pp; hb $25)

Resistance to Modernization in Africa: Journey among Peasants and Nomads by Giordano Sivini (University of British Columbia Press, Vancouver, Canada, 2007; 310 pp; hb $59.95)

Poisoned Wells: The Dirty Politics of African Oil by Nicholas Shaxson (Palgrave Macmillan, Hampshire, England, 2007; 288 pp; hb $26.95)

Démocratie et vie politique au Congo-Brazzaville: Enjeux et recompositions politiques by Albert M’Paka (L’Harmattan, Paris, France, 2007; 384 pp; pb €31.50, FF207)

Towards a Viable and Credible Development in Africa by Abdoulaye Niang (Ivy House Publishing Group, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA, 2006; 176 pp; hb $18.95)

The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism by Naomi Klein (Metropolitan Books, London, UK, 2007; 576 pp; hb $28)

The World Bank: Development, Poverty, Hegemony, ed. David Moore (University of KwaZulu-Natal Press, Durban, South Africa, 2007; 600 pp; pb $49.95)

AIDS, South Africa and the Politics of Knowledge by Jeremy R. Youde (Ashgate Publishing, London, UK, 2007; 166 pp; hb $99.95, £55)

The Fate of Africa: From the Hopes of Freedom to the Heart of Despair by Martin Meredith (Perseus Publishing, Cambridge, MA, USA, 2006; 768 pp; $21.95)

La chaîne du livre en Afrique noire francophone: Qui est éditeur, aujourd’hui? by Eddie Tambwe Kitenge Bin Kitoko (L’Harmattan, Paris, France, 2006; 178 pp; pb €16, FF105)

Education des femmes en Afrique Australe: Bilan et perspectives by Ignatiana Shongedza (L’Harmattan, Paris, France, 2007; 220 pp; pb €19.50, FF128)

Making Finance Work for Africa by Patrick Honohan and Thorsten Beck (World Bank, Washington, DC, USA, 2007; 260 pp; pb $28)

The Long March to the West: Twenty-First Century Migration in Europe and the Greater Mediterranean Area, eds. Michel Korinman and John Laughland (Vallentine Mitchell, Middlesex, UK, 2007; 425 pp; pb $35, hb $95)

Paix et châtiment by Florence Hartmann (Editions Flammarion, France, 2007; 319 pp; €19.90)

L’avènement du leader constructeur du Congo Démocratique by Marie-Madeleine Mwifi Bodibatu (L’Harmattan, Paris, France, 2007; 106 pp; pb €11.50, FF75)

Aid for Peace: A Guide to Planning and Evaluation for Conflict Zones by Thania Pafffenholz and Luc Reychler (Nomos Publishers, Kraków, Poland, 2007; 159 pp; pb $22.50)

Le droit à l’éducation en Afrique: Enjeux et perspectives à l’ère de la mondialisation by Magloire Kede Onana (L’Harmattan, Paris, France, 2007; 180 pp; €16, FF105)

Le droit des collectivités locales au Sénégal by Ibrahima Diallo (L’Harmattan, Paris, France, 2007; 380 pp; €31, FF203)

The Role of Parliaments in Curbing Corruption, eds. Rick Stapenhurst, Niall Johnston, Riccardo Pelizzo (World Bank, Washington, DC, USA, 2006; 280 pp; pb $30)

Global Development and Human Security by Robert Picciotto, Funmi Olonisakin and Michael Clarke (Transaction Publishers, Piscataway, NJ, USA, 2007; 332 pp; hb $49.95)

Gouverner les villes d’Afrique: Etat, gouvernement local et acteurs privés, ed. Laurent Fourchard (Karthala, Paris, France, 2007; 184 pp; €22)

Atlas alternatif: Le monde à l’heure de la globalisation impériale by Frédéric Delorca et al (Les Temps des Cerises, Pantin, France, 2006; 372 pp; pb €20)

Rebels and Robbers: Violence in Post-Colonial Angola by Assis Malaquias (Nordic Africa Institute, Uppsala, Sweden, 2006; 260 pp; pb SEK320, $39.95)

L’entrepreneuriat et l’innovation au Congo-Brazzaville, ed. Jean-Christophe Boungou Bazika (L’Harmattan, Paris, France, 2007; 266 pp; €23.50, FF154)

Ghana: Les chemins de la démocratie by Pierre Cappelaere (L’Harmattan, Paris, France, 2007; 282 pp; €25.50, FF167)

Women Miners in Developing Countries: Pit Women and Others, eds. Kuntala Lahiri-Dutt and Martha Macintyre (Ashgate Publishing, Williston, Vermont, USA, 2006; 400 pp; hb $114.95)