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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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W.M.J. van Binsbergen
Editors: J.D.M. Geest; K.W. van der Veen
Type of publication: Book Chapter
In: In search of health: Essays on medical anthropology
Added to database: 23 December 2011
W.M.J. van Binsbergen
Type of publication: Conference Paper
In: Paper presented at the Africa seminar, November 1979, Leiden: African Studies Centre, 11 pp, 1979
Keywords: Africa, African studies
Added to database: 23 December 2011
W.M.J. van Binsbergen
Type of publication: Book

Aim of this volume, which brings together seven studies of religious change in Zambia, is to describe the processes of religious change in this country during the last few centuries. These studies are: 1) Towards a theory of religious change in Central Africa. 2) Possession...

Keywords: Africa, African religions, Country, history, theses (form), Zambia
Added to database: 23 December 2011
W.M.J. van Binsbergen
Editors: S. van der Geest; K.W. Veen
Type of publication: Book Chapter
In: In search of health : essays in medical anthropology

The case history is based on the health experiences of a boy in the first years of his life. The author aims to shed some light on one of the crucial medical problems of the Third World: the interplay between cosmopolitan (i.e. western, modern) medicine, and such other forms...

Keywords: child health, folk medicine, history, medical sciences, Zambia
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 23 December 2011
W.M.J. van Binsbergen
Editors: J.M. Schoffeleers
Type of publication: Book Chapter
In: Guardians of the land : essays on Central African territorial cults

In order better to present these cults in their interrelation with other institutions, the author introduces an additional analytical concept: the shrine cult, calling a shrine "a spot which is singled out and treated in a very special way because of its close...

Keywords: African religions, cults, history, Zambia
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 23 December 2011
J.C. Hoorweg; R. Niemeijer
Type of publication: Book
Keywords: food, Kenya, Kikuyu
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 23 December 2011
J.C. Hoorweg; J.P. Stanfield
Editors: J. Brozek
Type of publication: Book Chapter
In: Behavioral effects of energy and protein deficits

Three groups of Ugandan children (20 in each group) and one comparison group of 20 children were examined between 11 and 17 years of age. The children in the first three groups had suffered from energy-protein malnutrition 10 to 16 years previously when they were hospitalised...

Keywords: children, education, malnutrition, Uganda
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 23 December 2011
J.C. Hoorweg; I. McDowell
Type of publication: Book

Nutrition education is widely accepted as an important means of improving the health of young children in developing countries. Based on research carried out in Uganda in 1971-1972, this book shows how studies of changes in knowledge and attitudes can provide unique insights...

Keywords: Africa, children, Country, developing countries, education, food, nutrition education, Uganda
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A.J. Dietz
Type of publication: Book
Added to database: 23 December 2011
A.J. Dietz
Editors: P. Zarembka
Type of publication: Book Chapter
In: Research in Political Economy, an annual compilation of research 2
Keywords: Indonesia
Added to database: 23 December 2011
A.J. Dietz; L.J. de Haan; A. van Haastrecht
Type of publication: Book
Keywords: Afrika
Added to database: 23 December 2011
A.J. Dietz
Type of publication: Conference Paper
In: Paper voor de Studiedag 'Geografischonderzoek in de afhankelijkheidsproblematiek', Utrecht: Studiegroep G.A.P./VUGS/Vakgroep SGO
Keywords: Kenya, regionale ongelijkheid
Added to database: 23 December 2011
G.S.C.M. Hesseling; J.M. van der Klei
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: African Perspectives
Added to database: 23 December 2011
G.S.C.M. Hesseling
Type of publication: Book
Added to database: 21 June 2012
K. Kooijman
Type of publication: Book

An analysis of the major historical processes which have taken place since 1892 in a village in Botswana

Keywords: Botswana, rural society, theses (form), urban history
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 23 December 2011
J.F.A. Gerold-Scheepers; W.M.J. van Binsbergen
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: African Perspectives

In the more sophisticated studies on migration in tropical Africa aiming at explanation of migratory phenomena the major distinctions have been those between structural and methodological-individualist approaches, and, within the structural approach, between recent marxism on...

Keywords: Africa, literature reviews (form), migration, Southern Africa, West Africa
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 23 December 2011
P.J.J. Konings
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: African Perspectives

What is the political consciousness of Ghanaian workers in large-scale foreign and state enterprises and what action have they engaged in? The present study, based on fieldwork in Ghana in 1975, attempts to answer these questions with regard to answer these questions with...

Keywords: fieldwork, Ghana, industrial workers, political consciousness
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 23 December 2011
W.E.A. van Beek
Type of publication: Book

De Kapsiki (Kameroen) en de Higi (Noordoost-Nigerie) vormen een etnische eenheid. De afzonderlijke benaming is een gevolg van externe politieke factoren. De auteur verrichtte cultureelantropologisch veldwerk onder dit volk. Hij beschrijft het en analyseert de structuur ervan...

Keywords: anthropology, Cameroon, ethnographic surveys (form), Kapsiki, Northern Nigeria, theses (form)
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 23 December 2011
K. de Jonge; J. van der Klei; H.A. Meilink; R. Storm
Type of publication: Book

Deux des limitations majeurs des études sur les migrations en Afrique Noire sont leur orientation axée vers l'analyse des caractéristiques et motivations individuelles des migrants et la négligence de l'évaluation des conséquences sur les lieux de départ. Ce rapport...

Keywords: migration, Senegal
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 23 December 2011
H.A. Meilink
Editors: W.M.J. van Binsbergen; H.A. Meilink
Type of publication: Book Chapter
In: African Perspectives

Economists have long neglected changes in labour use in the different sectors. They were primarily interested in the 'most growth inducing production factors' of which capital formation was thought to be the most effective. However, the record of groving urban...

Keywords: Country, economic development, migration, policy, Southern Africa, West Africa
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Added to database: 23 December 2011

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