GIGA Journal Family | 19/10/2018

New Africa Spectrum 2/2018

The current issue of the Africa Spectrum deals with the condition of the African National Congress, the connection between riots and the ethnic composition of a neighbourhood, Niger's development towards an oil state and more.

Africa Spectrum Vol. 53, No. 2 (2018)


Julia Grauvogel: For the First Time from this Editor Abstract | PDF

Research Articles

  • Susan Booysen: Hegemonic Struggles of the African National Congress: From Cacophony of Morbid Symptoms to Strained Renewal Abstract | PDF

  • Kingsley Lawrence Madueke, Floris Vermeulen: Frontiers of Ethnic Brutality in an African City: Explaining the Spread and Recurrence of Violent Conflict in Jos, Nigeri Abstract | PDF

  • Jannik Schritt, Nikolaus Schareika: Crude Moves: Oil, Power, and Politics in Niger Abstract | PDF

  • Philip HP Liu: Finding the Baoding Villages: Reviewing Chinese Conceptualisation of Sino–African Agricultural Cooperation Abstract | PDF

Analyses and Reports

  • Dirk Kohnert: More Equitable Britain–Africa Relations Post-Brexit: Doomed to Fail? Abstract | PDF

Book Reviews

  • Alžběta Šváblová: Review: Petr Skalník et al., Czech and Slovak African Studies after 1960: A critical hindsight (2018) Abstract | PDF

  • Hannah Smidt: Review: Aila M. Matanock, Electing Peace: From Civil Conflict to Political Participation (2017) Abstract | PDF

  • Tabea Lakemann: Review: Amadou Sy, Africa through an Economic Lens (2018) Abstract | PDF

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