Publications

The 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.

Browse our publications and those by our staff members using the simple search form below to look for a keyword in the title.

 

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M. Koper
Type of publication: Book

Western donor countries consider a proper functioning multiparty democracy as one of the most import conditions for achieving more legitimate governance and subsequently economic development and reduction of poverty in their partner countries. Support to free and fair...

Keywords: Africa, democracy, Democratic Republic of Congo, economic development, elite, Ethiopia, institutions, Kenya, politics, poverty reduction, Rwanda, Uganda
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 10 January 2019
A.J. Dietz
Editors: C. Ammann; T. Förster
Type of publication: Book Chapter
In: African cities and the development conundrum

Africa's rapid population growth, and even more rapid urbanisation, creates serious sustainability challenges. Like many cities in other parts of the world, African cities try to become 'green', and promote change in urban design and lifestyles to encourage more...

Keywords: Africa, cities, local government, sustainable development, urban planning, urbanization
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 19 December 2018
A.J. Dietz
Type of publication: Other
Keywords: international relations, Mauritius, Netherlands, political history
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 12 December 2018
J.C.M. Damen
Type of publication: Book
Keywords: Bibliographies (form), Ellis,Stephen,1953-2015
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 11 December 2018
Editors: A. Breedveld; J.A.M.M. Jansen
Type of publication: Book

Globally, the goal of education in the developing world has moved from "Education for All," which was one of the Millenium Goals of the United Nations, to focus on "Quality Education" as Sustainable Development Goal 4, formulated by the same United Nations...

Keywords: Africa, education
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 11 December 2018
A.J. Dietz
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: Urban agriculture magazine
Keywords: Africa, employment, migration, urbanization, youth
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 26 November 2018
J.B. Gewald; M. Spierenburg; H. Wels
Editors: J.B. Gewald; M. Spierenburg; H. Wels
Type of publication: Book Chapter
In: Nature conservation in Southern Africa : morality and marginality: towards sentient conservation?
Keywords: human-animal relations, nature conservation, Southern Africa, wildlife
Added to database: 21 November 2018
H. Wels
Editors: J.B. Gewald; M. Spierenburg; H. Wels
Type of publication: Book Chapter
In: Nature conservation in Southern Africa : morality and marginality: towards sentient conservation?
Keywords: human-animal relations, lions, nature conservation, Southern Africa, wildlife
Added to database: 21 November 2018
J.B. Gewald
Editors: J.B. Gewald; M. Spierenburg; H. Wels
Type of publication: Book Chapter
In: Nature conservation in Southern Africa : morality and marginality: towards sentient conservation?
Keywords: human-animal relations, nature conservation, Southern Africa, wildlife
Added to database: 21 November 2018
Editors: J.B. Gewald; M. Spierenburg; H. Wels
Type of publication: Book

Nature conservation in southern Africa has always been characterised by an interplay between Capital, specific understandings of Morality, and forms of Militarism, that are all dependent upon the shared subservience and marginalization of animals and certain groups of people...

Keywords: human-animal relations, nature conservation, Southern Africa, wildlife
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 21 November 2018
A.J. Dietz
Editors: D. van Soest; S. Smulders; R. Gerlagh; R. Kleinknecht
Type of publication: Book Chapter
In: Klimaatbeleid : kosten, kansen en keuzes
Keywords: Africa, climate change, migration
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 20 November 2018
A.J. Dietz
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: International development policy/revue internationale de politique de développement

Africa's rapid population growth, and even more rapid urbanisation, creates serious sustainability challenges. Like many cities in other parts of the world, African cities try to become 'green', and promote change in urban design and lifestyles to encourage more...

Keywords: Africa, cities, local government, sustainable development, urban planning, urbanization
Added to database: 13 November 2018
Editors: F. Brandt; G. Mkodzongi
Type of publication: Book

Content: Revisiting South Africa's land and agrarian questions / Grasian Mkodzongi and Femke Brandt -- Broadening conceptions of democracy and citizenship : the subaltern histories of rural resistance in Mpondoland and Marikana / Sarah Bruchhausen and Camalita Naicker --...

Keywords: agricultural history, inequality, land acquisition, land reform, South Africa, wild animals, Zimbabwe
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 07 November 2018
S. Zanen
Type of publication: Book

In het gebied van de Boven-Nijl heette de schoolprent die aan de muur hing in de dorpsschool waar Sjoerd Zanen zijn lagere schoolopleiding genoot. Op de plaat staat een nijlpaard in het moeras van de Boven-Nijl (nu Zuid-Soedan) afgebeeld. Twintig jaar later vliegt hij zelf,...

Open access: Full text
Added to database: 02 November 2018
Editors: G.J. Abbink; A. Mehler; H. Melber; V. Odetula
Type of publication: Book

The Africa Yearbook covers major domestic political developments, the foreign policy and socio-economic trends in sub-Sahara Africa - all related to developments in one calendar year. The Yearbook contains articles on all sub-Saharan states, each of the four sub-regions (West...

Keywords: Africa, policy, politics
Added to database: 31 October 2018
Editors: M.R. Doortmont; H.-P. Klijnsma; M. Prüst
Type of publication: Book

The photos in this book show that Northern Ghana is a society in continuous change. The images offer a shift in perspective to those who are not acquainted with the region. Foreigners tend to see 'Africa' as a backward continent, with persisting traditions that do not give...

Keywords: Ghana, pictorial works (form)
Added to database: 16 October 2018
A. Akinyoade; C.U. Uche
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: Business history

This paper critiques the emergence of Dangote Cement as the dominant player in cement manufacturing in Nigeria. It argues that the changed economic environment General Obasanjo met when he became president of Nigeria for a second time in 1999 made it difficult for him to...

Keywords: cement industry, Nigeria
Added to database: 12 October 2018
G.J. Abbink
Type of publication: Review
In: History of Humanities
Keywords: book review (form), Eritrea, Ethiopa, history
Added to database: 12 October 2018
G.J. Abbink
Editors: F. Girke; S. Thubauville; W.G.C. Smidt
Type of publication: Book Chapter
In: Anthropology as homage : Festschrift for Ivo Strecker
Keywords: Ethiopia, religion
Added to database: 12 October 2018
J.C.M. Damen; T. van der Eb
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: Leidraad
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 10 October 2018

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