Publications

ASC publicationsThe African Studies Centre Leiden publishes nine different series. Four book series are published by Brill and one by Langaa (Cameroon). Publications can be ordered from the ASCL or directly from the (external) publisher. Many of the ASCL’s publications are also available in pdf format and can be downloaded free of charge.

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S.G.M. van Hees; T. O’Fallon; M. Hofker; M. Dekker; S. Polack; L.M. Banks; E.J. A. M. Spaan
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: International journal for equity in health

Background. One way to achieve universal health coverage (UHC) in low- and middle-income countries (LMIC) is the implementation of health insurance schemes. A robust and up to date overview of empirical evidence assessing and substantiating health equity impact of health...

Keywords: Africa, Asia, health insurance, South America
Added to database: 12 September 2019
K. van Walraven
Type of publication: Book

This volume provides an overview of political and socioeconomic developments in Niger during the last ten years. Besides demonstrating the structural continuities in the politics of Niger, its society and economy, it goes into some of the fundamental changes that the country...

Keywords: economic history, Niger, political history, social history
Added to database: 12 September 2019
L.C.G.J. ligtvoet; L.W. Oudenhuijsen
Editors: M.E.de Bruijn
Type of publication: Book Chapter
In: Biographies of radicalization

Through ethnographic observations, using online as well as offline sources, we focus on the new Biafra protests between 2014 and 2016. This period was a peak in the quest for the rebirth of the autonomous Republic of Biafra, a concept which had lived on among a part of the...

Keywords: Biafra conflict, Igbo, leadership, Nigeria, radicalism, social media, youth
Added to database: 18 July 2019
H. van den Breemer
Type of publication: Book

As an undergraduate in cultural anthropology at Leiden University in 1964, Hans van den Breemer was asked to participate in a research project on the most efficient distribution of new water wells in rural Niger. This brought him unforgettable contact with Hausa people and to...

Keywords: anthropological research, Dutch, fieldwork, rural areas, Senegal, students
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 18 July 2019
L.W. Oudenhuijsen
Type of publication: Other
Keywords: Africa, football, women
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 17 July 2019
L.W. Oudenhuijsen
Type of publication: Other
Keywords: homosexuality, Senegal, women
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 17 July 2019
T.A. van der Hoog
Type of publication: Book
Keywords: heroes, historiography, monuments, Namibia, national liberation movements, nationalism, North Korea, socialism, SWAPO, ZANU-PF, Zimbabwe
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 16 July 2019
V. Eichelsheim; L.H. Berckmoes; B. Hola; T. Rutayisire; A. Richters
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: Intervention : journal of mental health and psychosocial support in conflict affected areas

This study aims to (i) understand how the legacies of the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi and its aftermath are transmitted to the next generation within Rwandan families and (ii) explore how institutional support plays a role in the pathways of intergenerational transmission...

Keywords: genocide, interpersonal relations, Rwanda, Tutsi
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 11 July 2019
Editors: M.C.A. van Winden; A.L. Yeadell-Moore
Type of publication: Book
Keywords: African studies, annual reports (form), ASCL, Netherlands
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 04 July 2019
G.C.van de Bruinhorst
Editors: M. Azaiez
Type of publication: Book Chapter
In: Approaches to the Qur’an in Sub-Saharan Africa par Zulfikar Hirji
Keywords: Islam, Koran, personal narratives, religous literature, Swahili language, Tanzania, translation, ulema
Added to database: 03 July 2019
N. Oomes; A. Heyma; T. Belt; N. Berthiaume; P. Bisschop; D. Jongerius; V. Spanikova; A.J. Dietz; A. Akinyoade; T.A. van der Hoog; M.M.A. Kaag
Type of publication: Other
Keywords: labour, labour market, labour migration, Middle East, Netherlands
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 28 June 2019
T.A. van der Hoog; A.J. Dietz; F. Düwell
Type of publication: Other
Keywords: Bibliographies (form), databases (form), development, education, migration
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 28 June 2019
A. Akinyoade
Type of publication: Other

Enrolment in both primary and secondary schools has risen substantially over the years, but secondary and tertiary enrolment remains low. The primary student population increased from just under4 million students in 1970 to more than 26 million students in 2013.Similarly, at...

Keywords: education, employment, labour market, migration, Nigeria, unemployment
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 28 June 2019
T.D. Hendriks; R. Reis; M. Sostakova; L.H. Berckmoes
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: Childen $ society

This study explores how children in conflict-affected Burundi deal with violence in their everyday lives. Focusing on schools as a context in which children are prepared for further roles in society, child-centred, qualitative and mixed-methods research was conducted at 36...

Keywords: Burundi, children, violence
Added to database: 28 June 2019
M.M.A. Kaag; M. Ocadiz
Editors: E. Mawdsley; E. Fourie; W. Nauta
Type of publication: Book Chapter
In: Researching South-South development cooperation :the politics of knowledge production

In this chapter, we aim to reflect on our own positionalities vis-à-vis the topic of South–South Development Cooperation (SSDC), both in terms of research background and experience, our personal journeys and our institutional setting, and explore what these yield...

Keywords: development cooperation, research, South-South relations
Added to database: 25 June 2019

Introduction (2019)
R. Akinyele; A.J. Dietz
Editors: R. Akinyele; A.J. Dietz
Type of publication: Book Chapter
In: Crime, law and society in Nigeria : essays in honour of Stephen Ellis
Keywords: history, Nigeria, organized crime
Added to database: 18 June 2019
R. Akinyele; A.J. Dietz
Type of publication: Book
Keywords: history, Nigeria, organized crime
Added to database: 18 June 2019
G. Baltissen; M.M.A. Kaag; A. Lodder; G. Steel
Type of publication: Other
Keywords: land, migration, West Africa, youth
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 09 May 2019
A. Idrissa
Type of publication: Other

La présente étude a pour objet d’analyser certains aspects de l’impact des politiques migratoires de l’Union Européenne sur la CEDEAO, le projet d’intégration économique régionale de l’Afrique de l’...

Keywords: ECOWAS, EU, Mali, migration policy, Niger, Nigeria, West Africa
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 02 May 2019
A. Idrissa
Type of publication: Other

This study analyses some aspects of the impact of European Union migration policies on ECOWAS, the West African regional economic integration project, and on the migration policies of three countries in the region, Nigeria, Mali, and Niger. The study focuses in particular on...

Keywords: ECOWAS, EU, Mali, migration policy, Niger, Nigeria, West Africa
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 02 May 2019

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