Journal

New Africa Spectrum 3/2017

This issue deals with topics such as gender discourse in Africa, sustainability in Kenya's cut-flower industry, the political situation after Mugabe's fall in Zimbabwe, and more.

Africa Spectrum Vol. 52, No. 3 (2017)

Research Articles

  • Heidi Hudson: The Power of Mixed Messages: Women, Peace, and Security Language in National Action Plans from Africa
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  • Gerda Kuiper, Andreas Gemählich: Sustainability and Depoliticisation: Certifications in the Cut-Flower Industry at Lake Naivasha, Kenya
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  • Pétur Waldorff: Renegotiated (Post)Colonial Relations within the New Portuguese Migration to Angola
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Analyses and Reports

  • Roger Southall: Bob’s Out, the Croc Is In: Continuity or Change in Zimbabwe?
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  • Ransford Edward Van Gyampo: The State of Electoral Reforms in Ghana
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  • Antje Daniel, Florian Stoll: Conference Report: Middle Classes, Protest, and Social Change in Africa and Beyond
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Book Reviews

  • Edlyne Eze Anugwom: Review: Francis B. Nyamnjoh, Drinking from the Cosmic Gourd: How Amos Tutuola Can Change Our Minds (2017)
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  • Henning Melber: Review: Godfrey Kanyenze, Herbert Jauch, Alice D. Kanengoni, Masego Madzwamuse, and Deprose Muchena (eds), Towards Democratic Developmental States in Southern Africa (2017)
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  • Roman Loimeier: Review: Alexander Thurston, Boko Haram: The History of an African Jihadist Movement, Princeton: Princeton University Press (2017)
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  • Katharina Döring: Review: Tony Karbo and Tim Murithi (eds), The African Union: Autocracy, Diplomacy and Peacebuilding in Africa (2018)
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