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The Journal of Modern African Studies, Volume 55, Issue 1, 2017



Cows and guns. Cattle-related conflict and armed violence in Fizi and Itombwe, eastern DR Congo by Judith VerweijenJustine Brabant

Non-discretionary resource allocation as political investment: evidence from Ghana Joseph Asunka

Erosion and transformation in the ecology of gender: women’s political representation and gender relations in the Ugandan parliament by Dina RefkiDiana AbbasBilge AvciEunhyoung KimIris BergerSue Faerman

A spatial reading of urban political-religious conflict: contested urban landscapes in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia by Jep StockmansKaren Büscher

The mass movement and public policy: discourses of participatory democracy in post-1994 South Africa by Heidi Brooks

The migrant in a plotted adventure: Self-realisation and moral obligation in African stories from Istanbul by Mahir Şaul


Democracy in Africa: Successes, Failures, and the Struggle for Political Reform by Nic Cheeseman New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2015. Pp. xx + 247. $28.99 (pbk). by Ken Ochieng’ Opalo

Africa’s Long Road since Independence: The Many Histories of a Continent by Keith Somerville London: Hurst, 2015. Pp. 408. £25·00 (hbk). by Raphael Chijioke Njoku

Healthcare Policy in Africa: Institutions and Politics from Colonialism to the Present by Jean-Germain Gros Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2016. Pp. 283. £24·95 (pbk). by Abel Chikanda

Gender and the Political Economy of Conflict in Africa: The Persistence of Violence by Meredith Turshen London: Routledge, 2016. Pp. 198. $145 (hbk). by Jennie E. Burnet

Africa’s Social Cleavages and Democratization: Colonial, Postcolonial, and Multiparty Era by Douglas Kimemia Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2016. Pp. 389. $110 (hbk). by Akanmu G. Adebayo

Shi‘i Cosmopolitanisms in Africa: Senegalese Migration and Religious Conversion in Senegal by Mara Leichtman Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 2015. Pp. 294. $30 (pbk).by Laura L. Cochrane

Humor, Silence and Civil Society in Nigeria by Ebenezer Obadare Rochester, NY: University of Rochester Press, Rochester, 2016. Pp: 177. £55 (hbk). by Moses Metumara Duruji

Histoire du politique au Congo-Kinshasa by Gauthier de Villers Louvain-la-Neuve: Academia L’Harmattan, 2016. Pp. 333. €36 (pbk). by Christoph Vogel

Mobilizing Transnational Gender Politics in Post-Genocide Rwanda by Rirhandu Mageza-Barthel Farnham: Ashgate, 2015. Pp. 1 + 187. $109.95 (hbk). by Erin Jessee

Ethnicity, Democracy and Citizenship in Africa: Political Marginalization of Kenya’s Nubians by Samantha Balaton-Chrimes Burlington, VT: Ashgate Publishing Company, 2015. Pp. 188. £60 (hbk). by Hassan J. Ndzovu

The Experiment Must Continue: Medical Research and Ethics in East Africa, 1940–2014 by Melissa Graboyes Athens, OH: Ohio University Press, 2015. Pp. 350. £23·99 (pbk). by Georgina Pearson

Understanding Contemporary Ethiopia: Monarchy, Revolution and the Legacy of Meles Zenawi, edited by Gérard Prunier and Éloi Ficquet London: Hurst, 2015. Pp. 416. £19·99 (pbk). by Jon Abbink

The Struggling State: Nationalism, Mass-Militarisation, and the Education of Eritrea, by Jennifer Riggan Philadelphia, PA: Temple University Press, 2016. Pp. 254. $69.50 (hbk). by Abdulkader Saleh Mohammad

URL: https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/journal-of-modern-african-studies/issue/0D0732FF46F638CD1DD22AD0E31DE7FB

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