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The Crash of International Finance-Capital and its Implications for the Third World
Dani Wadada Nabudere
In this updated 2nd edition, Nabudere analyses the 2007–08 crash with a damning critique of a defunct system that bails out those responsible while the rest of humanity – especially the majority in the Third World – suffers its devastating consequences.



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Food Rebellions!
Crisis and the Hunger for Justice
Eric Holt-Giménez, Raj Patel
Food Rebellions! takes a deep look at the world food crisis and its impact on the global South and under-served communities in the industrial North.



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Aid to Africa: Redeemer or Coloniser?
As the global economic crisis raises alarm – not least for its likely effects on overseas development assistance – this book offers a critical analysis of aid to Africa from the diverse perspectives of African academics and activists.



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Where is Uhuru?
Reflections on the Struggle for Democracy in Africa
Issa G. Shivji
Neoliberal policies promised to correct multiple distortions in postcolonial Africa. But democratic politics, land reform, rights and freedom all suffered. Shivji calls for Africa-centred thinking that embraces the continent's right to self-determination.



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Breathing Life into the African Union Protocol on Women's Rights in Africa
Anne Atieno Amadi, Rita Anyumba, Elize Delport, Amie Joof-Cole, Ibrahima Kane, Karoline Kemp, Sarah Mukasa, Sibongile Ndashe, Mary Rusimbi, Rotimi Sankore, Loga Virahsawmy, Mary Wandia
The groundbreaking protocol on the rights of women in Africa commits the states signing it to eliminating all forms of discrimination against women. This book looks at its provisions and the strategies used to ensure its ratification and implementation.

This title is also available in French



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African Perspectives on China in Africa
Ali Askouri, Horace Campbell, Michelle Chan-Fishel, Moreblessings Chidaushe, John Blessing Karumbidza, Daniel Large, Anabela A. Lemos, Ndubisi Obiorah, Kwesi Kwaa Prah, Daniel L Ribeiro, John Rocha
China's involvement in Africa has provoked much debate and discussion. Is China just the latest in a line of exploiters of Africa's rich natural resources who put their own economic interests above humanitarian, environmental or human rights concerns?

This title is also available in Spanish



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Grace, Tenacity and Eloquence
The struggle for women's rights in Africa
Souad Abdennebi-Abderrahim, Caroline Ageng'o, Jacqueline Asiimwe, Christine Butegwa, Faith Cheruiyot, Elize Delport, Aminata Dieye, Sokari Ekine, Liz Frank, Anne Gathumbi, Irungu Houghton, Ayesha M. Imam, Amie Joof-Cole, A.N. Kithaka, Vanessa Ludwig, Khedija El Madani, Saudatu Mahdi, Monica Mbaru-Mwangi, Sarah Mukasa, Roselynn Musa, Gladys Mutukwa, Nikki Naylor, Janah Ncube, Sibongile Ndashe, Lindiwe Nkutha, Eve Odete, Mohau Pheko, Delphine Serumaga, Yifat Susskind, Maryam Uwais, Lisa VeneKlasen, Emira Woods
The traditional perception of African women toiling in poverty in the face of harsh cultural, traditional and social prejudices is only part of the story. African women write here about how they fight for their rights with grace, tenacity and eloquence.



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Silences in NGO Discourse
The role and future of NGOs in Africa
Issa G. Shivji
NGOs' acceptance of funding from international financial institutions and development agencies has played an unwitting role in consolidating neoliberalism in Africa and eroding the gains of independence rather than effecting positive change.



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From the Slave Trade to 'Free' Trade
How trade undermines democracy and justice in Africa
Drawing on lessons from the slave trade, studies of international finance and the struggles of many African people to make a living, this book shows how free trade damages democracy, justice and the environment in Africa.



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Africa's Long Road to Rights/Long Trajet de l'Afrique vers les Droits
Reflections on the 20th Anniversary of the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights
Reflections on the 20th Anniversary of the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights
Korir Sing'Oei Abraham, Mireille Affa'a Mindzie, Roselynn Musa, Tom Mukirya Nyanduga, Otto Saki, Faith Pansy Tlakula
This collection of essays reviews the achievements of the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights on issues such as the rights of indigenous peoples, the position of refugees and displaced people in Africa, child rights and freedom of expression.



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