New Africa Spectrum 3/2018

This issue of Africa Spectrum investigates subjects such as biometric voting technology in Nigeria, collapsed development projects in the Zambian copperbelt, and corporate social responsibility in Sudan's industrial gold-mining sector.

Africa Spectrum Vol. 53, No. 3 (2018)

Research Articles

  • Lynn Schler, Yonatan Nissim Gez: Development Shadows: The Afterlife of Collapsed Development Projects in the Zambian Copperbelt
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  • Enrico Ille: International Joint Ventures in Industrial Gold Mining, Corporate Social Responsibility, and Harm-Production in Sudan
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  • Ato Kwamena Onoma: The Grave Preferences of Mourides in Senegal: Migration, Belonging, and Rootedness
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Analyses and Reports

  • Victor Chidubem Iwuoha: ICT and Elections in Nigeria: Rural Dynamics of Biometric Voting Technology Adoption
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  • Sören Scholvin: Developmental Regionalism and Regional Value Chains: Pitfalls to South Africa’s Vision for the Tripartite Free Trade Area
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Book Reviews

  • Natalie Tarr: Review: Claudia Roth (2012)†, Willemijn de Jong, Manfred Perlik, Noemi Steuer, and Heinzpeter Znoj (eds), Urban Dreams. Transformations of Family Life in Burkina Faso (2018)
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  • Markus Virgil Höhne: Review: Harun Maruf, and Dan Joseph, Inside Al-Shabaab. The Secret History of Al-Qaeda’s Most Powerful Ally (2018)
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  • Ismail Shina Alimi: Review: Tim Livsey, Nigeria’s University Age: Reframing Decolonisation and Development (2017)
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  • Hagan Sibiri: Book Review: Mark Langan, Neo-Colonialism and the Poverty of ‘Development’ in Africa (2018)
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Other News

Cooperation |

PINPoints is the biannual online publication of PIN. Each issue contains an overview of past and future events, reports of PIN related activities and, most importantly, articles with the latest developments and insights in international negotiation research.

Award |

For the second time, a young researcher from the GIGA receives the Leibniz Dissertation Award. Dr. Felix Haaß was awarded the prize for his dissertation “Buying Democracy? The Political Economy of Foreign Aid, Power-Sharing Governments, and Post-Conflict Political Development.”

In brief |

Panel discussion with GIGA President Prof. Dr. Amrita Narlikar at the KörberForum in Hamburg.