July  2001
Compiled by Bibliography Branch
Air University Library
Maxwell AFB, AL

Sub-Saharan Africa
Western Africa 

Sub-Saharan Africa 


Please note: A call number beginning with "R" denotes a reference book.

Africa Contemporary Record, edited by Colin Legum. New York, Africana Publishing, 2000. 1 vol.
Youth in Sub-Saharan Africa by Vladimire B. Lordansky, pp A159-A166.
Book call no.: 960 A2584 v.24 1992/94

Africa: Dilemmas of Development and Change, edited by Peter Lewis. Boulder, CO, Westview Press, 1998. 456 p.
Between Scylla and Charybdis: The Foreign Economic Relations of Sub-Saharan African States by Thomas M. Callaghy, pp 382-399.
Book call no.: 306.096 A258

Ahluwalia, D. Pal and Nursey-Bray, Paul. The Post-Colonial Condition: Contemporary Politics in Africa. Commack, NY, Nova Science Publishers, 1997. 252 p. (Horizons in Post-Colonial Studies)
Book call no.: 320.96 P857

Aspects of Peacekeeping, edited by D. S. Gordon and F.H. Toase. Portland, OR, Frank Cass, 2001. 286 p. (The Sandhurst Conference Series, no. 2)
Regional Initiatives and Non-UN Forms of Intervention in Sub-Saharan Africa by Edmund Yorke, pp 78-98.
Book call no.: 341.584 A838

Common Security and Civil Society in Africa, edited by Lennart Wohlgemuth and others. Stockholm, Sweden, Nordiska Afrikainstitutet, 1999. 216 p.
Book call no.: 327.17096 C734

Ecology, Politics and Violent Conflict, edited by Mohamed Suliman. New York, Zed Books, 1998. 298 p.
The Rationality and Irrationality of Violence in Sub-Saharan Africa by Mohamed Suliman, 25-44.
Book call no.: 363.7009 1724 E19

Ethnicity Kills? The Politics of War, Peace and Ethnicity in SubSaharan Africa, edited by Einar Braathen and others. New York, St. Martin's Press, 2000. 223 p. (International Political Economy)
Book call no.: 967.04 E84

Hills, Alice. Policing Africa: Internal Security and the Limits of Liberalization. Boulder, CO, Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2000. 213 p.
Book call no.: 363.2096 H655p

Jilberto, Alex E. F. and Mommen, Andre. Regionalization and Globalization in the Modern World Economy. London, Routledge, 1998. 366 p. (Routledge Studies in Development Economics)
Regional Economic Integration in Sub-Saharan Africa by Piet Konings and Henk Meilink, pp 128-145.
Book call no.: 337.47 F363r

Kankwenda, Mbaya and others. Poverty Eradication: Where Stands Africa?. London, Economica, 2000. 444 p.
Book call no.: 338.96 P879

The Military Balance 2000-2001. London, Oxford University Press for the International Institute for Strategic Studies, 2000. 320 p.
Discusses military developments in the regions of Africa, defense spending for the regions of Africa, and arms orders and deliveries in Sub-Saharan Africa from 1999-2000 for each country.
Book call no.: R 355 L847m 2000/2001

The Political Economy of Tourism Development in Africa, edited by Peter U.C. Dieke. New York, Cognizant Communication Corporation, 2000. 355 p.
Tourism and Land Tenure in Sub-Saharan Africa: The Expansion of the Modern Space Economy by David B. Weaver, pp 260-273.
Book call no.: 338.4791 P769

Politics and Economics of Africa, Volume I edited by Frank Columbus. Huntington, NY, Nova Science Publishers, 2001. 203 p.
Book call no.: 320.96 P7694

Preparing Africa for the Twenty-First Century: Strategies for Peaceful Coexistence and Sustainable Development, edited by John Mukum Mbaku. Brookfield, VT, Ashgate Publishing, 1999. 357 p. (Contemporary Perspectives on Developing Societies)
Book call no.: 320.96 P927

Regionalisation in Africa: Integration & Disintegration, edited by Daniel C. Bach. Bloomington IN, Indiana University Press, 1999. 235 p.
Book call no.: 320.967 R336

State Building and Democratization in Africa: Faith, Hope and Realities, edited by Kidane Mengisteab and Cyrill Daddieh. Westport, CT, Praeger, 1999. 292 p.
"For Fear of Being Condemned as Old Fashioned": Liberal Democracy Versus Popular Democracy in Sub-Saharan Africa by John S. Saul, pp 41-81.
Book call no.: 320.967 S747

Sustaining the Future: Economic, Social, and Environmental Change in Sub-Saharan Africa, edited by George Benneh and others. New York, United Nations University Press, 1996. 365 p.
Book call no.: 338.967 S964

Warlords in International Relations, edited by Paul B. Rich. New York, St. Martin's Press, 1999. 176 p.
Warlordism and Drug Trafficking: From Southeast Asia to Sub-Saharan Africa by Glen Segell, pp 38-51.
Book call no.: 327.16 W277

World Economic Outlook: Fiscal Policy and Macroeconomic Stability. Washington, International Monetary Fund, 2001. 244 p. (Occasional Paper)
Trade Integration and Sub-Saharan Africa, pp 75-84.
Book call no.: R 338.5 W927w 2001 May


Akpata-Ohohe, Bunmi. Libya: Anti-Black Africa. Africa Today: Voice of the Continent 6:7 November 2000.
"The continued mass repatriation of black Africans from Libya is seen as a huge embarrassment to Colonel Muammar Qaddafi."

Bousfield, Greg. AIDS Impacting Work Force. Safety & Health 162:34-35 October 2000.

Catoire, Richard G. A CINC for Sub-Saharan Africa? Rethinking the Unified Command Plan. Parameters 30:102-117 Winter 2000-01.

Elu, Juliet. Human Development in Sub-Saharan Africa: Analysis and Prospects for the Future. Journal of Third World Studies 17:53-71 Fall 2000.

Fosu, Augustin K. Economic Fluctuations and Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa: The Importance of Import Instability. Journal of Development Studies 37:71-84 February 2001.

Harmon, James A. Stretching to Meet the AIDS Challenge. Federal Times 37:16 July 9, 2001.
The U.S. Export-Import Bank provides funding for Sub-Saharan Africa for medical equipment and services to fight AIDS.

Huliaras, Asteris. Qadhafi's Comeback: Libya and Sub-Saharan Africa in the 1990s. African Affairs 100:5-25 January 2001.

Kjaksam, Themon. A New Regional Grouping Expands. West Africa No.4266:17 March 12, 2001.
Reports on the formation of a the Community of Sahelo-Saharan States (Cen-Sad).

Noorbakhsh, Farhad and Paloni, Alberto. Structural Adjustment and Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa: The Importance of Complying with Conditionality. Economic Development and Cultural Change 49:479-509 April 2001.

The Spectre Staling the Sub-Sahara. Economist 357:48 December 2, 2000.
A UN report shows the effect of AIDS on Sub-Saharan Africa.

Ugorji, Ebenezer C. Rethinking Government Economic Activism in Sub-Sahara Africa: Some Contending Issues of the Privatization Strategy. Journal of Third World Studies 18:189-212 Spring 2001.

Vogel, Gretchen. New Easy Answers for Biodiversity in Africa. Science 291:2529-2530 March 30, 2001.

Western Africa 


Please note: A call number beginning with "R" denotes a reference book.

Aboagye, Festus B. ECOMOG: A Sub-Regional Experience in Conflict Resolution Management and Peacekeeping in Liberia. Accra, Ghana, Sedco, 1999. 438 p.
Book call no.: 341.584096662 A154e

Berman, Eric G. and Sams, Katie E. Peacekeeping in Africa: Capabilities and Culpabilities. Geneva, Switzerland United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research, 2000.  540 p.
    Economic Community of Central African States, pp 201-206.
Book call no. 341.584096 B516p

Ethnicity Kills? The Politics of War, Peace and Ethnicity in SubSaharan Africa, edited by Einar Braathen and others. New York, St. Martin's Press, 2000. 223 p. (International Political Economy)
Nigeria and West Africa: From a Regional Security Complex to a Regional Security Community by Morten Boas, pp 141-162.
Book call no.: 967.04 E84

Fildhouse, D. K. The West and the Third World: Trade, Colonialism, Dependence and Development. Malden, MA, Blackwell Publishers, 1999. 378 p.
West Africa: The Gold Coast/Ghana, pp 195-222.
Book call no.: 337 F458w

Gates, Henry Louis, Jr. Wonders of the African World. New York, Alfred A. Knopf, 1999. 275 p.
The Tree of Forgetfulness, pp 192-229.
Book call no.: 960 G259w

Regionalisation in Africa: Integration & Disintegration, edited by Daniel C. Bach. Bloomington IN, Indiana University Press, 1999. 235 p.
Integration in ECOWAS Successes & Difficulties by Olatunde B.J. Ojo, pp 119-127.
 Cross-Border Trade in West Africa: The Ghana-Cote D'Ivoire Frontier by Bruno Stary, pp 169-177.
Book call no.: 320.967 R336

The Statesman's Yearbook: the Politics, Cultures, and Economies of the World 2001, edited by Barry Turner. New York, St. Martin's Press, 2001. 1985 p.
Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), p 105.
Book call no.: R310 St2 137th ed 2001

Strategic Survey 2000/2001. London, Oxford University Press for the International Institute for Strategic Studies, 2000. 1 vol.
Sierra Leone: The Collapse of Regional Stability, pp 235-245.
Book call no.: R 327 L8471s 2000/2001

Subregionalism and World Order, edited by Glenn Hook and Ian Kearns. New York, St. Martin's Press, 1999. 268 p.
West African Subregionalism: The Case of the Economic Community of West African States by Stephen Riley, pp 63-87.
Book call no.: 337.1 S941


Mbaye, Ibrahima. Ecomog: Strengths and Weaknesses as a Regional Security Institution. Carlisle Barracks, PA, Army War College, 2001. 15 p.
Doc. call no.: M-U 39080-537 M478e


Adeshida, Emma. ECOWAS Free Trade to Help Nigeria's Food Supply. West Africa No.4276:35 May 21, 2001.

Akpata-Ohohe, Bunmi. Guinea/Liberia/Sierra Leone: Border Tensions. Africa Today: Voice of the Continent 6:6 November 2000.

Akpata-Ohohe, Bunmi. Guinea/Liberia/Sierra Leone: Border Tensions. Africa Today: Voice of the Continent 6:6 November 2000.

Akpata-Ohohe, Bunmi. Guinea: Refugees Attacked. Africa Today: Voice of the Continent 6:6 October 2000.
"The Guinea government stands accused of inciting armed attacks against Sierra Leonean and the Liberian refugees who have fled ongoing civil conflicts in their respective countries."

Asante, Ben. Parliament Gets Down to Business. West Africa No.4261:18-19 February 5, 2001.
ECOWAS meets in its first business session of the community parliament.

Asante, Ben. Women Act to End the War. West Africa No.4280:23-24 June 18, 2001.
Women from the Manou River region met to work for peace.

Asante, R. D and Masson, Paul R. The Pros and Cons of Expanded Monetary Union in West Africa. Finance & Development 38:24-28 March 2001.

Beck, Tony and Nesmith, Cathy. Building on Poor People's Capacities: The Case of Common Property Resources in India and West Africa. World Development 29:119-133 January 2001.

Cain, Kenneth L. Meanwhile in Africa. SAIS Review 20:153-176 Winter-Spring 2000.
Peacekeeping in Africa.

Check, Erika. The Silence of the Woods. Newsweek 136:65 November 13, 2000.
Reports the possible extinction of a primate in the forests of western Africa.

Conteh-Morgan, Earl. The Military and Democratization in West Africa: Issues, Problems, and Anomalies. Journal of Political and Military Sociology 28:341-355 Winter 2000.

Debt-Too Big a Load. African Agenda 4,no.3:8-17 2001.
Looks at the debt of the Western African countries: Cote D'Ivoire, Ghana, Benin, Togo, Senegal, Nigeria, Burkina Faso, and Mali.

Diamonds Are a War's Best Friend. Economist 359:51-52 May 12, 2001.
To stem the flow of diamonds from Sierra Leone, UN sanctions have been placed on Liberia.

Diamonds I: Masters of War. Africa Confidential 41:1-3 August 4, 2000.
"The UN's latest probe into the arms-for -gems trade is exposing the political and business networks behind West Africa's wars."

Does Britain Produce Diamonds? New African No.390:28-29 November 2000.

Fisher, Daniel. One Tamed Wildcat. Forbes 166:76+ October 16, 2000.
Oil off the coast of West Africa comes to the aid of Triton Energy.

France/Africa: Not Franc. Africa Confidential 42:8 January 26, 2001.
Economic considerations in Western Africa.

Guinea in Crisis as Area's Refugees Pour in. Migration World Magazine 29,no.3:9 2001.

Guinea: The War Moves North. Africa Confidential 42:3-5 January 26, 2001.
"Burkina and Liberia's warlords take aim at President Conte's rickety regime."

Gylden, Axel. The Forgotten War. World Press Review 48:16-17 May 2001.
"Sliding into chaos: Sierra Leone, Liberia, now Guinea."

Hakata, Michelle. Governments under Pressure. New African No.395:17 April 2001.
"Humanitarian organisations in Guinea and Sierra Leone were struggling to reach thousands of refugees stranded in the crossfire caused by renewed clashes between rebels and government forces."

Here Comes the Refugees. World Press Review 48:19 May 2001.
Refugees in western Africa.

Holm, Per Annar. The Fish Filter of West Africa. World Press Review 47:43 September 2000.
Norway plans to fish off the West African coast.

Kenety, Brian. Overfishing by EU Fleets to Be Curbed. West Africa No.4268:20 March 26, 2001.

Libya/West Africa: Racist Rage. Africa Confidential 41:8 October 13, 2000.
Libyans attack blacks.

Mac-Johnson, Rod. No Safe Haven. World Press Review 48:18-19 May 2001.
Refugees in West Africa.

The Manou River (Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone). African Agenda 4,no.3:18-20 2001.
Examines the countries of Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone.

Moyela, Muyiwa. Building from a Low Base. Africa Today: Voice of the Continent 7:46-47 February 2001.
"Members of the Economic Community of West African States, including some of the poorest countries on the continent, see the virtues of economic cooperation. But so far practice has fallen short of the ideal."

N'Diaye, Boubacar. The Military in West African Politics: A Selective Annotated Bibliography. Journal of Political and Military Sociology 28:356-359 Winter 2000.

Nkrumah, Gamal. Anguish In Parrot's Beak. World Press Review 48:17-18 May 2001.
Discusses the plight of Sierra Leonean refugees.

Obeng, Kwesi W. and Appiah, William. World Bank Challenged...over Funding of West African Gas Pipeline Project. African Agenda 4,no.1&2:28-29 2001.

Omonizua, Cersko. ECOWAS: 'We Are from One Family'-Are We? West Africa No.4259:22-24 January 22, 2001.
ECOWAS aims for closer economic integration.

Onuorah, Chris. No Peace among Peacekeepers. Africa Today: Voice of the Continent 6:22-23 November 2000.
"The UN peacekeeping operation in Sierra Leone has been damaged by allegations by the force's Indian commander about corruption among some of its Nigerian officers."

Pearce, Fred. Gotta Catch Them All: Europe Wants a License to Kill off One of the World's Last Great Fisheries. New Scientist 169:19 March 31, 2001.
"The European Union is demanding an increase of up to 60 percent in the amount of fish its trawlers are allowed to catch off West Africa."

Pogrom. Economist 357:56 October 14, 2000.
Libyans attack and kill other African living within Libya.

Predators into Soup. Economist 359:48 June 16, 2001.
"Eastern promise is doing away with West Africa's sharks.

Radio Revolution as FM Stations Multiply. African Agenda 4,no.1&2:16-17 2001.
FM radio stations in West Africa.

Robinson, Simon. An Awful Human Trade. Time 157:40-41 April 30, 2001.
Child slavery in West Africa.

Sherman, Jason. Arm's Length: The Pentagon Hopes to Foster Good Changes in Difficult Places by Teaming up with Two Nations It Once Ignored. Armed Forces Journal International 138:30+ September 2000.

Slave-Ships in the 21st Century? Economist 358:41 April 21, 2001.
Discusses a ship from Benin that was thought to have child slaves on board. Also looks at child slavery in West Africa.

Snyder, Robert E. Western African Growth. World Oil 222:29 January 2001.
"West Africa is forecast to be the target of a huge surge in offshore oil/gas field investment."

The Spreading Battleground. Economist 358:48 April 7, 2001.
"A chunk of West Africa is in danger of being engulfed in Sierra Leone's war.

Too Many Boats for Too Few Fish. Economist 359:48 June 16, 2001.
The fish industry in western Africa.

The War That Spread. Economist 359:15-16 May 19, 2001.
"The UN is abreast of West Africa's complex war, but it does not have the resources to help end it."

West Africa at the Crossroads. African Agenda 4,no.3:4-7 2001.
Examines economics, politics, and Western involvement in West Africa.

West Africa: The Calabash Bubbles. Africa Confidential 41:7 November 10, 2000.
"Almost everything that could go wrong this year has contrived to do so. A new arc of crisis - Cote D'Ivoire, Burkina Faso, Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea - is the focus of escalating insurgencies and counter-insurgencies."

Who Is Responsible? World Press Review 48:19 May 2001.
Looks to place the blame for chaos in western Africa.

Yakpo, E. K. M. ECOWAS and Peacemaking. West Africa No.4275:14-16 May 14, 2001.

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