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|Land tenure dynamics in East Africa : changing practices and rights to land|
Collection (editor); book; text, Created By Otto, Opira; Isinika, Aida; Musahara, Herman; Nordic Africa Institute and Published By Uppsala published in 2019
Agriculture remains the main source of livelihood for most rural people in East Africa. Farming is dominated by smallholders, of whom the majority are women. Their tenure and access to land is important for reducing rural poverty, enhancing food security and stimulating agricultural development. Secure tenure represents one of the most critical challenges to the development of sustainable agriculture in the region. In an effort to understand the land question and its variation across the region, this book analyses the land reforms, their context and dynamics....
|African ideologies and party structure|
Book; book; text, Created By Nordic Africa Institute Created By Silveira, Onésimo and Published By Nordiska Afrikainstitutet; Uppsala, Sweden published in 1969
|Africa's informal workers : Collective agency, alliances and transnational organizing in urban Africa|
Collection (editor); book; text, Created By Lindell, Ilda; Nordic Africa Institute and Published By London ; Uppsala published in 2010
Part of the groundbreaking Africa Now series, Africa’s Informal Workers explores the deepening processes of informalization and casualization of work that are changing livelihood opportunities and conditions in Africa and beyond. In doing so, the book addresses the collectively organized responses to these changes, presenting them as an important dimension of the contemporary politics of informality in Africa. It goes beyond the usual focus on household ‘coping strategies’ and individual forms of agency, by addressing the growing number of collective organizations through whic...
|Three studies in East African criminology|
Book; book; text, Created By Nordic Africa Institute Created By Tanner, R.E.S. and Published By Nordiska Afrikainstitutet; Uppsala, Sweden published in 1970
|Being and becoming Oromo : historical and anthropological enquiries|
Collection (editor); book; text, Created By Hultin, Jan; Triulzi, Alessandro; Baxter, Paul Trevor William; Nordic Africa Institute and Published By Uppsala published in 1996
The Oromo are one of the most numerous peoples of Africa but general recognition of their distinctive culture and identity is comparatively recent. These essays, through an examination of the Oromo experience, seek to explain why recognition took so long and to analyse some aspects of the Oromo culture.; CONTENTS: Introduction / P.T.W. Baxter, Jan Hultin and Alessandro Triulzi -- Hawani´s story / Hawani Debella & Aneesa Kassam -- The Development of Oromo Political Consciousness from 1958 to 1994 / Herbert S. Lewis -- The Survival and ...
|The migration experience in Africa|
Collection (editor); book; text, Created By Baker, Jonathan; Aina, Tade Akin; Nordic Africa Institute and Published By Uppsala published in 1995
In this book different authors investigates the range of the migration experience in Africa. Because of the variety and complexity of the reasons which surround and underpin why African populations are so mobile, this volume adopts an eclectic approach which illustrates the diversity of theoretical positions, as well as methodological and analytical trends. Examples of the great breadth and richness of empirical insights into human migrations in the contemporary african context are also given.; CONTENTS: Introduction / Tade Akin Aina & Jonathan Baker -- PART&...
|100 vägar till Afrika : en introduktion till modern afrikansk skönlitteratur|
Book; book; text, Created By Nordic Africa Institute Created By Norström Ridæus, Barbro and Published By Nordiska Afrikainstitutet; Uppsala published in 2003
Skönlitteratur är en utmärkt förmedlare av kunskap om ett land, dess folk, kultur, tankesätt m m. I denna bok beskrivs utförligt över etthundra olika verk av afrikanska författare som finns översatta till svenska. Boken innehåller även biografier över författarna, en förteckning över artiklar om afrikanska författare och deras verk, samt en annoterad förteckning över internationella tidskrifter med kulturellt och litterärt innehåll.; Omarbetad nätupplaga 2003.INNEHÅLL: Inledning, 6 -- Historik, 7 -- Algeriet, 20 -- Angola, 21 -- Botswana, 27 -- Egypten, 29 -- Ghana, 45 --...
Book; book; text, Created By Nordic Africa Institute Created By Magnusson, Åke and Published By Nordiska Afrikainstitutet; Uppsala, Sweden published in 1969
|The role of tourism development as a economic strategy in the Republic of Seychelles|
Book; book; text, Created By Nordic Africa Institute Created By Fergus, Michael and Published By Nordiska Afrikainstitutet; Uppsala, Sweden published in 1979
|Suprastructure : A photo exhibition|
Book; book; text, Created By Nordic Africa Institute Created By Trovalla, Ulrika; Trovalla, Erik and Published By Nordiska Afrikainstitutet, Urban Dynamics; Nordiska Afrikainstitutet, Urban Dynamics published in 2013
The photo exhibition ’Suprastructure’ was first displayed at Museum Gustavianum in Uppsala between 17 November 2012 and 5 March 2013. It was digitally published in March 2013 as part of a research project entitled ‘Infrastructure as Divination: Urban Life in the Postcolony,’ financed by the Swedish Research Council. The scholars behind the exhibition, Ulrika and Erik Trovalla, are researchers in cultural anthropology and ethnology. They are based at the Nordic Africa Institute, Uppsala, and Uppsala University. Drawing on their photographs from the million city Jos...