Culture, Economics, Religion, Security
By (author) Heather Deegan
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Africa Today by Heather Deegan
Book DescriptionIn the post 9/11 global environment Africa is standing at a crossroads in international affairs as the combined issues of politics, religion and security attract renewed interest. While some countries seem to be moving forward with greater levels of confidence, democracy and stability, others continue to be mired in conflict, poverty and religious/ethnic division. This text focuses on key contemporary issues that the continent faces, providing a comprehensive introduction of current political, religious, developmental and security concerns. Features include: *Individual chapters devoted to key issues including health, gender, corruption, religion and the newly emerging problems of human security. *Case studies and detailed analysis of topical issues, including: * Muslim/Christian clashes: Kano, Northern Nigeria * Conflict, Arms and Reconstruction: Darfur and Sierra Leone *Comprehensive range of countries discussed including: Zimbabwe, Botswana, Kenya Ethiopia, Uganda, Lesotho, Somalia, Namibia and Madagascar. *Fully up-to-date statistics including primary research based on interviews conducted by the author, providing data for both individual countries and the continent as a whole. *Boxed descriptions explaining clearly the ideas in important subject areas, such as Islamic law and society By drawing on the author's empirical research and situating discussion within the context of wider debate, Africa Today is designed both to introduce and to develop a deeper understanding of this rapidly changing continent an essential text for all students of African politics and International Relations.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415418843
(234mm x 156mm x 15mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 25-Nov-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Heather Deegan
Politics South Africa, Paperback (January 2011)
Rev. ed. of: Politics of the new South Africa: apartheid and after / Heather Deegan. 2001.
South Africa Reborn: Building a New Democracy, Paperback (October 1998)
A study of South African political reform within a broad framework of global patterns of democratization. The text includes interviews with members of the ANC, the Inkartha Freedom Party, the National Party and township representatives.
Third Worlds, Hardback (August 1996)» View all books by Heather Deegan
This study examines the relationship between the Middle East and Sub-Saharan Africa, with its Islamic development agenda. It explores the contrasts between Western and Islamic notions of democracy, and between Western international aid agencies and the Islamic Development Bank.
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Author Biography - Heather Deegan
Heather Deegan is Reader in Comparative Politics at Middlesex University, UK. Her publications include Third Worlds: The Politics of the Middle East and Africa (Routledge, 1996)
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