Respacing Africa

Brill (Verlag)
  • erschienen am 26. Oktober 2009
  • Buch
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  • Softcover
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  • 213 Seiten
978-90-04-17833-5 (ISBN)
Drawing on the rich contributions from various disciplines to the so-called spatial turn this edited volume offers insights into the way Africa is changing in terms of contested sovereignities and new regimes of territoriality.
  • Englisch
  • Leiden
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  • Niederlande
  • Für Beruf und Forschung
  • Broschur/Paperback
  • Höhe: 236 mm
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  • Breite: 157 mm
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  • Dicke: 13 mm
  • 363 gr
978-90-04-17833-5 (9789004178335)
9004178333 (9004178333)
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Ulf Engel, Dr. phil. (1994) and Habilitation (1999) in Political Science, is a Professor of Politics in Africa at the University of Leipzig. He has published extensively on Africa's international relations. He also co-edited African Alternatives (with L. de Haan and P. Chabal; Brill, 2007). Paul Nugent, Ph.D. (1991), SOAS, is Professor of Comparative African History and Director of the Centre of African Studies at the University of Edinburgh. He has published three monographs, including Africa Since Independence (Palgrave Macmillan, 2004), and has a particular interest in border spaces. Paul is the current President of AEGIS.
CONTENTS Introduction: The spatial turn in African studies ... 1 Ulf Engel and Paul Nugent Actors, places, regions, and global forces: An essay on the spatial history of Africa since 1700 ... 11 Allen M. Howard State, region and space in Africa ... 45 Fredrik Soderbaum and Ian Taylor Siamese twin towns and unitary concepts in border inequality ... 71 David B. Coplan Respacing for peace, security and sustainable development: The African Union Border Programme in European comparative historical perspective ... 89 Anthony I. Asiwaju Staying put in moving sands. The stepwise migration process of sub-Saharan African migrants heading north ... 113 Joris Schapendonk Reshaping Congolese statehood in the midst of crisis and transition ... 139 Timothy Raeymaekers and Koen Vlassenroot The neo-tribal competitive order in the borderland of Egypt and Libya ... 169 Thomas Husken List of contributors ... 207 Index ... 211

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