Recently published journal articles

The ASCL list of recently published journal articles is published weekly. It provides an overview of journal articles on Africa in the field of the social sciences and the humanities published by Taylor & Francis, Wiley, Cambridge University Press, Oxford University Press, Cairn, Sabinet and African Journals Online.
The articles on Portuguese history in Africa, and on African Studies in general, are selected by Pedro Pinto for AfricaBib.


Retrieved week 31 2020

Archive

Africa
ANWAR, M. A. & GRAHAM, M. 2020. Digital labour at economic margins: African workers and the global information economy. Review of African Political Economy, 47 (163):95-105.
https://doi.org/10.1080/03056244.2020.1728243

Africa
DAVIS, J. M. 2020. Manipulating Africa? Perspectives on the experimental method in the study of African politics. African Affairs, 119 (476):452-467.
https://academic.oup.com/afraf/article/119/476/452/5823697

Africa
MASTERSON, J. 2020. Bye-Bye Barack: dislocating Afropolitanism, spectral Marxism and dialectical disillusionment in two Obama-era novels. African Identities, 18 (1-2):18-40.
Keywords: Marxism ; Adichie ; Afropolitansim ; Barack Obama ; financial crisis ; Mbue
https://doi.org/10.1080/14725843.2020.1773236

Africa
MAURITS, P. J. 2020. Legacies of marxism? Contemporary African science fiction and the concern with literary realism. African Identities, 18 (1-2):64-79.
Keywords: Africa ; literature ; African science fiction ; realism ; marxism ; science fiction
https://doi.org/10.1080/14725843.2020.1773237

Africa
RIDDLE, A. 2020. Nature and the supernatural in African literature. African Identities, 18 (1-2):80-94.
Keywords: African literature ; Marxism ; nature ; realism ; naturalism ; supernatural
https://doi.org/10.1080/14725843.2020.1773238

Africa
STRAUBE, C. 2020. Speak, Friend, and Enter? Fieldwork Access and Anthropological Knowledge Production on the Copperbelt. Journal of Southern African Studies, 46 (3):399-415.
Keywords: anthropology ; fieldwork ; access ; methodology ; Copperbelt ; China–Africa
https://doi.org/10.1080/03057070.2020.1770512

Africa
WALLER, T. 2020. Spectres of a petrostate: critical irrealism and social contradiction in Ondjaki’s Os Transparentes. African Identities, 18 (1-2):109-129.
Keywords: African literature ; neoliberalism ; Marxism ; petroculture ; World literature ; WReC
https://doi.org/10.1080/14725843.2020.1773241

Algeria
AÏCHE, B. 2020. Metal construction in Algiers: the Durafour factory. The Journal of North African Studies, 25 (5):797-809.
Keywords: Algiers ; construction techniques ; engineering ; factories ; Les Chantiers nord-africains ; Metallic architecture
https://doi.org/10.1080/13629387.2019.1644902

Algeria
ANDRÉ, M. 2020. From the ‘quarter of the executed’ to the ‘Martyrs’ Quarter’: political stakes and memorial implications of repatriating the bodies of Mujahidin from France to Algeria. The Journal of North African Studies, 25 (5):810-826.
Keywords: Algerian war of independence ; burial rites ; funerary heritage ; Montluc prison memorial ; politics of memory ; war dead
https://doi.org/10.1080/13629387.2019.1644905

Algeria
BENKOULA, S. M. E. H. 2020. Thinking about the ‘historical heritage’: a question of incoherence. The Journal of North African Studies, 25 (5):697-710.
Keywords: urbanism ; architectural pedagogy ; Heritage ; M’dina Jdida ; Oran ; Sidi El Houari
https://doi.org/10.1080/13629387.2019.1644895

Algeria
ÇELIK, Z. 2020. Colonial statues and their afterlives. The Journal of North African Studies, 25 (5):711-726.
Keywords: memory ; Algeria ; Tunisia ; monuments ; France ; Colonialism
https://doi.org/10.1080/13629387.2019.1644897

Algeria
OUAGUENI, Y. 2020. The birth of the notion of patrimoine (through the generations) in Algeria. The Journal of North African Studies, 25 (5):753-770.
Keywords: heritage ; patrimoine ; Algeria ; Correction ; consciousness ; theoretical-historical models
https://doi.org/10.1080/13629387.2019.1644888

Algeria
SLYOMOVICS, S. 2020. Dismantling a world: France’s monumental military heritage in Sidi-Bel-Abbès, Algeria. The Journal of North African Studies, 25 (5):772-796.
Keywords: difficult heritage ; French Foreign Legion ; martyrs’ monuments ; Sidi-Bel-Abbès ; statuomania ; War memorials
https://doi.org/10.1080/13629387.2019.1644901

Central Africa
PEŠA, I. 2020. Crops and Copper: Agriculture and Urbanism on the Central African Copperbelt, 1950–2000. Journal of Southern African Studies, 46 (3):527-545.
Keywords: gender ; Zambia ; Democratic Republic of Congo ; urbanism ; oral history ; Urban agriculture
https://doi.org/10.1080/03057070.2020.1750872

Côte d’Ivoire
GRAJALES, J. 2020. From war to wealth? Land policies and the peace economy in Côte d’Ivoire. Review of African Political Economy, 47 (163):78-94.
Keywords: Côte d’Ivoire ; agrarian capitalism ; capitalisme agraire ; économie post-conflit ; formalisation ; Land policies ; Politiques foncières ; post-conflict economy
https://doi.org/10.1080/03056244.2020.1731683

East Africa
MUHIA, M. 2020. The subdued nature: reading Henry Ole Kulet’s Vanishing Herds through Eco-Marxist lenses. African Identities, 18 (1-2):130-144.
Keywords: environment ; identity ; capitalism ; modernity ; accumulation ; Maasai
https://doi.org/10.1080/14725843.2020.1773242

East Africa
NUGENT, P. & SOI, I. 2020. One-stop border posts in East Africa: state encounters of the fourth kind. Journal of Eastern African Studies, 14 (3):433-454.
Keywords: immigration ; governance ; boundaries ; trade ; bureaucracy ; customs ; freedom of movement ; One-Stop border Posts
https://doi.org/10.1080/17531055.2020.1768468

East Africa
SAALFELD, J. 2020. Between grassroots contention and elite manoeuvring: sub-nationalism in Zanzibar and coastal Kenya. Journal of Eastern African Studies, 14 (3):413-432.
Keywords: Zanzibar ; coastal Kenya ; elite politics ; political Islam ; secessionism ; sub-nationalism
https://doi.org/10.1080/17531055.2020.1790863

Ethiopia
DRIESSEN, M. 2020. Pidgin play: Linguistic subversion on Chinese-run construction sites in Ethiopia. African Affairs, 119 (476):432-451.
https://academic.oup.com/afraf/article/119/476/432/5870713

Ethiopia
REGT, M. D. & MIHRET, F. B. 2020. Agency in constrained circumstances: adolescent migrant sex workers in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Journal of Eastern African Studies, 14 (3):512-528.
Keywords: Ethiopia ; sex work ; Addis Ababa ; adolescent girls ; Agency ; internal migration
https://doi.org/10.1080/17531055.2020.1768467

Ethiopia
TERREFE, B. 2020. Urban layers of political rupture: the ‘new’ politics of Addis Ababa’s megaprojects. Journal of Eastern African Studies, 14 (3):375-395.
Keywords: Ethiopia ; urbanization ; infrastructure ; EPRDF ; Abiy Ahmed ; cities ; prosperity party
https://doi.org/10.1080/17531055.2020.1774705

Ethiopia
THOMPSON, D. K. 2020. Capital of the imperial borderlands: urbanism, markets, and power on the Ethiopia-British Somaliland boundary, ca. 1890–1935. Journal of Eastern African Studies, 14 (3):529-552.
Keywords: Ethiopia ; urbanism ; Borderlands ; imperial space ; Jigjiga
https://doi.org/10.1080/17531055.2020.1771650

Ghana
BARTELS-SWINDELLS, A. 2020. Unmasking communism: Ayi Kwei Armah, black Marxism, and the cultural turn, 1967-1984. African Identities, 18 (1-2):162-181.
Keywords: Ayi Kwei Armah ; Marxism ; cultural turn ; Frantz Fanon ; racial capitalism
https://doi.org/10.1080/14725843.2020.1773245

Kenya
ACHIBA, G. A. & LENGOIBONI, M. N. 2020. Devolution and the politics of communal tenure reform in Kenya. African Affairs, 119 (476):338-369.
https://academic.oup.com/afraf/article/119/476/338/5843556

Kenya
RWIGI, K. E., MANGA, E. & MICHUKI, G. 2020. New wine in an old wineskin? Socio-political context and participatory budgeting in Kenya. Journal of Eastern African Studies, 14 (3):492-511.
Keywords: Kenya ; development ; elite privilege ; participatory budgeting ; public engagement
https://doi.org/10.1080/17531055.2020.1768469

Lesotho
CONZ, C. R. 2020. (Un)Cultivating the Disease of Maize: Pellagra, Policy and Nutrition Practice in Lesotho, c.1933–1963. Journal of Southern African Studies, 46 (3):509-526.
Keywords: Lesotho ; policy ; nutrition ; agriculture ; science ; pellagra
https://doi.org/10.1080/03057070.2020.1739470

Morocco
GUABLI, B. E. 2020. Reading for theory in the Moroccan Marxist-Leninist testimonial literature. African Identities, 18 (1-2):145-161.
Keywords: Morocco ; revolution ; theory ; Abraham Serfaty ; Ilā al-Amām ; Marxist-Leninist movement ; years of lead
https://doi.org/10.1080/14725843.2020.1773243

Mozambique
MORIER-GENOUD, E. 2020. The jihadi insurgency in Mozambique: origins, nature and beginning. Journal of Eastern African Studies, 14 (3):396-412.
Keywords: religion ; Mozambique ; Islamism ; history ; jihadism ; Cabo Delgado ; Insurrection ; sect
https://doi.org/10.1080/17531055.2020.1789271

Mozambique
NIELSEN, M. & BUNKENBORG, M. 2020. Natural Resource Extraction in the Interior: Scouts, Spirits and Chinese Loggers in the Forests of Northern Mozambique. Journal of Southern African Studies, 46 (3):417-433.
Keywords: China ; Mozambique ; sub-Saharan Africa ; alterity ; hardwood ; logging ; natural resource extraction
https://doi.org/10.1080/03057070.2020.1744975

Mozambique
PITCHER, M. A. 2020. Mozambique elections 2019: Pernicious polarization, democratic decline, and rising authoritarianism. African Affairs, 119 (476):468-486.
https://academic.oup.com/afraf/article/119/476/468/5848670

Nigeria
AGBAJE, F. I. 2020. The objectified female body and the Boko Haram insurgency in northeast Nigeria: Insights from IDP camps in Abuja. African Security Review, 29 (1):3-19.
Keywords: Boko Haram ; insurgency ; Female bodies ; Northeast Nigeria
https://doi.org/10.1080/10246029.2020.1776348

Nigeria
DAOUDA, Y. H. 2020. Poverty and living conditions with Boko Haram in the Lake Chad Basin: the case of southeastern Niger. Review of African Political Economy, 47 (163):126-134.
https://doi.org/10.1080/03056244.2020.1722086

Nigeria
MAYER, A. 2020. Princes of Igboland: inchoate feudalization, feudal masculinity and postcolonial patriarchy in Ifeoma Okoye’s radical feminist narratives. African Identities, 18 (1-2):95-108.
Keywords: African chiefs ; African Feudalism ; African Socialist-Feminism ; feudal masculinity ; Ifeoma Okoye ; Igbo royalty ; Nigerian Marxism
https://doi.org/10.1080/14725843.2020.1773239

Nigeria
MUHAMMAD, M., BUBA, R., AZMAN, M. D. & AHMED, A. 2020. China’s involvement in the trans-Saharan textile trade and industry in Nigeria: the case of Kano. Review of African Political Economy, 47 (163):106-114.
https://doi.org/10.1080/03056244.2019.1680356

Nigeria
UGWUEZE, M. I., EZEIBE, C. C. & ONUOHA, J. I. 2020. The political economy of automobile development in Nigeria. Review of African Political Economy, 47 (163):115-125.
https://doi.org/10.1080/03056244.2020.1721277

Nigeria
VANGER, E. T. & NWOSU, B. U. 2020. Institutional parameters that condition farmer–herder conflicts in Tivland of Benue State, Nigeria. African Security Review, 29 (1):20-40.
Keywords: Nigeria ; Benue State ; farmer–herder conflicts ; Institutional parameters ; Tivland
https://doi.org/10.1080/10246029.2020.1763413

Somalia
SKJELDERUP, M., AINASHE, M. & ABDULLE “QARE”, A. M. 2020. Militant Islamism and local clan dynamics in Somalia: the expansion of the Islamic Courts Union in Lower Jubba province. Journal of Eastern African Studies, 14 (3):553-571.
Keywords: Somalia ; civil war ; clan ; militant Islamism ; tribal politics
https://doi.org/10.1080/17531055.2020.1789929

Somaliland
VITTURINI, E. 2020. The Gaboye of Somaliland: transformations and historical continuities of the labour exploitation and marginalisation of hereditary groups of occupational specialists. Journal of Eastern African Studies, 14 (3):473-491.
Keywords: Somaliland ; labour ; marginalisation ; African minorities ; Gaboye ; Hereditary occupational groups ; Somali territories
https://doi.org/10.1080/17531055.2020.1773070

South Africa
BOWMAN, A. 2020. Parastatals and economic transformation in South Africa: The political economy of the Eskom crisis. African Affairs, 119 (476):395-431.
https://academic.oup.com/afraf/article/119/476/395/5861760

South Africa
NTULI, L. 2020. The strategies and tactics of fighting against precarisation of work: a comparative study of precarious workers’ struggles in two South African municipalities. Review of African Political Economy, 47 (163):45-58.
Keywords: trade unions ; negotiations ; neoliberalism ; sous-traitance ; grèves ; négociations ; néolibéralisme ; outsourcing ; Precarious workers ; strikes ; syndicats ; Travailleurs précaires
https://doi.org/10.1080/03056244.2020.1790226

South Africa
NYIKA, F. & FOURIE, J. 2020. Black Disenfranchisement in the Cape Colony, c.1887–1909: Challenging the Numbers. Journal of Southern African Studies, 46 (3):455-469.
Keywords: Cape Colony ; black disenfranchisement ; Cape Parliament ; voters’ rolls
https://doi.org/10.1080/03057070.2020.1741177

South Africa
PIETERSE, J. 2020. ‘Asbaanjaers Rig Oë Op Pretoria’: A Short History of Stock-Car Racing in South Africa’s Capital City. Journal of Southern African Studies, 46 (3):547-564.
Keywords: South Africa ; modernity ; masculinities ; car cultures ; femininities ; oval-track racing ; Pretoria ; sport and leisure ; stock-car racing ; subcultures ; whites and whiteness
https://doi.org/10.1080/03057070.2020.1748839

South Africa
STEWART, P., BEZUIDENHOUT, A. & BISCHOFF, C. 2020. Safety and health before and after Marikana: subcontracting, illegal mining and trade union rivalry in the South African mining industry. Review of African Political Economy, 47 (163):27-44.
Keywords: Exploitation minière ; Mining ; exploitation minière illégale ; illegal mining ; occupational health and safety ; rivalité syndicale ; santé et sécurité au travail ; sous-traitance ; subcontracting ; union rivalry
https://doi.org/10.1080/03056244.2019.1679103

South Africa
TOTH, H. G. & NICHOLLS, B. 2020. A dialectical literary canon? African Identities, 18 (1-2):41-63.
Keywords: Black Consciousness ; Steve Biko ; Hegel ; dialectics ; literary canon ; Marx ; Sartre
https://doi.org/10.1080/14725843.2020.1773761

South Africa
VIGNESWARAN, D. 2020. Protection from Violence: Making Space Public in the Streets of Johannesburg. Journal of Southern African Studies, 46 (3):565-580.
Keywords: violence ; South Africa ; Johannesburg ; public space ; crime
https://doi.org/10.1080/03057070.2020.1756570

South Africa
WEBB, D. A. 2020. The Historian, the Premier and Forced Labour in the Cape Colony, 1878–1879. Journal of Southern African Studies, 46 (3):491-507.
Keywords: Cape Colony ; forced labour ; Xhosa ; G.M. Theal ; J. Gordon Sprigg ; War of Ngcayecibi ; women in war
https://doi.org/10.1080/03057070.2020.1763030

South Sudan
RHOADS, E. P. & SUTTON, R. 2020. The (self) protection of civilians in South Sudan: Popular and community justice practices. African Affairs, 119 (476):370-394.
https://academic.oup.com/afraf/article/119/476/370/5866112

South Sudan
THERON, S. 2020. Power and influence in post-secession South Sudan: A leadership perspective on nation-building. African Security Review, 29 (1):58-81.
Keywords: conflict ; leadership ; South Sudan ; peace-building ; nation-building
https://doi.org/10.1080/10246029.2020.1748672

Tanzania
CHIMHETE, N. 2020. Prosperity in a crisis economy: the Nyamongo gold boom, Tanzania, 1970s–1993. Journal of Eastern African Studies, 14 (3):572-589.
Keywords: Tanzania ; economic crisis ; gold boom ; Nyamongo ; small-scale gold mining ; Tarime
https://doi.org/10.1080/17531055.2020.1774706

Tunisia
COSLETT, D. E. 2020. Preservation and tourism in Tunisia: on the colonial past in the neocolonial present. The Journal of North African Studies, 25 (5):727-752.
Keywords: tourism ; Tunis ; heritage management ; historic preservation ; Neocolonialism
https://doi.org/10.1080/13629387.2019.1644900

West Africa
COPANS, J. 2020. Have the social classes of yesterday vanished from Africanist issues or are African societies made up of new classes? A French anthropologist’s perspective. Review of African Political Economy, 47 (163):10-26.
Keywords: West Africa ; society ; anthropology ; Marxism ; social classes ; Afrique de l'ouest ; Anthropologie ; classes ; French social sciences ; Marxisme ; sciences sociales françaises ; société
https://doi.org/10.1080/03056244.2020.1753405

West Africa
NWOKOLO, N. N. 2020. Peace-building or structural violence? Deconstructing the aftermath of Nigeria/Cameroon boundary demarcation. African Security Review, 29 (1):41-57.
Keywords: governance ; Peacebuilding ; socio-economic ; and boundary demarcation ; Bakassi peninsula ; border communities ; forced migration ; structural violence
https://doi.org/10.1080/10246029.2020.1734644

Zambia
JONGH, L. 2020. Beyond associations: emerging spaces of self-organization among vendors in Zambia. Journal of Eastern African Studies, 14 (3):455-472.
Keywords: Zambia ; mobile phones ; collective organizing ; Street and market vendors ; vendors associations
https://doi.org/10.1080/17531055.2020.1765276

Zambia
SISHUWA, S. 2020. Surviving on Borrowed Power: Rethinking the Role of Civil Society in Zambia’s Third-Term Debate. Journal of Southern African Studies, 46 (3):471-490.
Keywords: Zambia ; military ; civil society ; democracy ; Frederick Chiluba ; MMD ; presidential term limits ; Robert Mugabe ; third term ; ZANU(PF)
https://doi.org/10.1080/03057070.2020.1730644

Zimbabwe
CHIKULO, S., HEBINCK, P. & KINSEY, B. 2020. ‘Mbare Musika is ours’: An analysis of a fresh produce market in Zimbabwe. African Affairs, 119 (476):311-337.
https://academic.oup.com/afraf/article/119/476/311/5814218

Zimbabwe
CHIPATO, F., WANG, L., ZUO, T. & MUDIMU, G. T. 2020. The politics of youth struggles for land in post-land reform Zimbabwe. Review of African Political Economy, 47 (163):59-77.
Keywords: youth ; Zimbabwe ; politics ; state ; politique ; Land reform ; Réforme agraire ; Etat ; jeunesse ; luttes ; struggles
https://doi.org/10.1080/03056244.2020.1730781

Zimbabwe
HOVE, M. & CHENZI, V. 2020. A drive to regime change through nonviolent economic warfare: The post-Mugabe era, 2017–2019. African Security Review, 29 (1):82-102.
Keywords: Zimbabwe ; economic meltdown ; Nelson Chamisa ; nonviolence ; President Mnangagwa ; Regime change
https://doi.org/10.1080/10246029.2020.1763412

Zimbabwe
MSEBA, A. 2020. Narratives, Rituals and Political Imaginations: The Social and Political World of the Vashona of North-Eastern Zimbabwe from the 16th to the 19th Centuries. Journal of Southern African Studies, 46 (3):435-454.
Keywords: rituals ; Shona ; traditions ; Rozvi ; chieftainships ; Mutapa ; political formation ; pre-colonial Zimbabwe ; spirit mediums
https://doi.org/10.1080/03057070.2020.1743522