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New Africa Spectrum 2/2021

This issue of Africa Spectrum analyses a variety of topics such as the political economy of activist musicians in Uganda, education policy and politics in Burundi, and the rethinking of African futures after COVID-19.

Africa Spectrum Vol. 56, No. 2 (2021)

Research Articles

  • Julian Friesinger: Patronage, Repression, and Co-Optation: Bobi Wine and the Political Economy of Activist Musicians in Uganda Abstract | PDF

  • Emily Dunlop: Ethnicity, Exclusion, and Exams: Education Policy and Politics in Burundi from the Independent Republics to the Civil War (1966–1993) Abstract | PDF

  • Eun Kyung Kim, Hye-Sung Kim: The Winning Party Platform: Voter Perceptions of Party Positions and Voting in Urban Africa Abstract | PDF

  • Nathan Munier: Non-Electoral Executive Turnover and Low-Capacity Democracy in Southern Africa Abstract | PDF

Analyses and Reports

  • Detlef Müller-Mahn, Eric Kioko: Rethinking African Futures after COVID-19 Abstract | PDF

Book Reviews

  • Franz Krause: Book Review: Vertreibung und Widerstand im sudanesischen Niltal: Ein Staudammprojekt und der Versuch zu bleiben Abstract | PDF

  • Adewuyi Aremu Ayodeji: Book Review: Women in Arabic Literature in Nigeria: Issues, Expressions, Analysis (Being Synopsis of the Arabic Version) Abstract | PDF

  • Julia Strasheim: Book Review: International Law and Transitional Governance Abstract | PDF

  • Agnes Bresselau von Bressensdorf: Book Review: Humanitarianism and the Quantification of Human Needs: Minimal Humanity Abstract | PDF

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