July 2002
Compiled by Bibliography Branch
Air University Library
Maxwell AFB, AL

Sub-Saharan Africa
Western Africa

Sub-Saharan Africa

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Africa in Crisis: New Challenges and Possibilities, edited by Tunde Zack-Williams and others. Sterling, VA, Pluto Press, 2002. 228 p.
Book call no.: 330.96 A2583

Demobilization in Sub-Saharan Africa: The Development and Security Impacts, edited by Kees Kingma. New York, St. Martin's Press, 2000. 268 p. (International Political Economy)
Book call no.: 338.963 D383

Industrial Development and Policy in Africa: Issues of De-Industrialisation and Development Strategy, edited by Hossein Jalilian and others. Northampton, MA, Edward Elgar, 2000. 302 p.
Book call no.: 338.967 I42

State of the World's Refugees 2000: Fifty Years of Humanitarian Action, edited by Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. New York, Oxford University Press, 2000. 340 p.
Decolonization South of the Sahara, pp 44-45.
Book call no.: 362.87 S797

Strategic Survey 2001/2002, edited by Jonathan Stevenson. New York, Oxford University Press for The International Institute for Strategic Studies, 2002. 366 p.
Sections on Africa, pp 317-321.
Book call no.: R 327 L8471s 2001/2002

Trade and Fiscal Adjustment in Africa, edited by David Bevan and others. New York, St. Martin's Press, 2000. 285 p.
Book call no.: 382.096 T763


Gunzinger, Mark A. and Thomas, David L. National Security Strategy of Cooperative Engagement for Sub-Saharan Africa. Washington, National War College, 1996. 9 p.
Doc. call no.: M-U 42942-5 G977n


Bennell, Paul. Hitting the Target: Doubling Primary School Enrollments in Sub-Saharan Africa by 2015. World Development 30:1179-1194 April 2002.

Boyce, James K. and Ndikumana, Leonce. Is Africa a Net Creditor? New Estimates of Capital Flight from the Severely Indebted Sub-Saharan African Countries, 1970-96. Journal of Development Studies 38:27-56 December 2001.

Bryceson, Deborah F. Scramble in Africa: Reorienting Rural Livelihoods. World Development 30:725-739 May 2002.

Campbell, John E. Sub-Saharan Africa and the Unified Command Plan. Joint Force Quarterly No.29:72-75 Autumn-Winter 2001-2002.

Collier, Paul. On the Incidence of Civil War in Africa. Journal of Conflict Resolution 46:13-28 February 2002.

Geo-Jaja, MacLeans A. and Magna, Garth. Structural Adjustment as an Inadvertent Enemy of Human Development in Africa. Journal of Black Studies 32:30-49 September 2001.

Jabbar, M. A. and others. Supply and Demand for Livestock Credit in Sub-Saharan Africa: Lessons for Designing New Credit Schemes. World Development 30:1029-1042 June 2002.

Michaelowa, Katharina. Primary Education Quality in Francophone Sub-Saharan Africa: Determinants of Learning Achievement and Efficiency Considerations. World Development 29:1699-1716 October 2001.

Nkrumah, Gamal. North Africa Looks South. West Africa No.4320:19 April 8, 2002.
"North African mediators have carved a place for themselves in the continent's future."

Sadie Yolanda. Aid and Political Conditionalities in Sub-Saharan Africa. South African Journal of International Affairs 9:57-68 Summer 2002.

Shaw, Mark. Political Economy and Crime and Conflict in Sub-Saharan Africa. South African Journal of International Affairs 8:57-69 Winter 2001.

Snow, Douglas R. and Buss, Terry F. Development and the Role of Microcredit. Policy Studies Journal 29, no.2:296-307 2001.

Western Africa 


African Foreign Policies: Power and Process. Boulder CO, Lynne Reiner Publishers, 2001. 247 p. (SAIS African Studies Library)
Foreign Policy Decisionmaking in Anglophone West African Foreign Policies by Peter J. Schraeder, pp 41-65.
Book call no.: 327.6 A2581

Anda, Michael O. International Relations of Contemporary Africa. Lanham, MD, University Press of America, 2000. 299 p.
Book call no.: 327.6 A543i

Strategic Survey 2001/2002, edited by Jonathan Stevenson. New York, Oxford University Press for The International Institute for Strategic Studies, 2002. 366 p.
West Africa: Mixed News, pp 344-353.
Book call no.: R 327 L8471s 2001/2002

United Nations Peacekeeping Operations: Ad Hoc Missions, Permanent Engagement. New York, United Nations University Press, 2001. 267 p.
Towards More Effective Peace Operations: Learning from the African "Laboratory"? pp 100-128.
Book call no.: 341.584 U5821


Abuse of Trust in West Africa. Migration World 30,no.1-2:8 2002.
Notes local refugee workers making sexual demands on female refugees.

Adeoye, Adewale. West African Gas Project, Pipeline or Pipedreams? African Agenda vol 4,no.4:32-34 2001.

African States Extend Light Weapons Moratorium. Arms Control Today 31:37 September 2001.
Fifteen Western African countries extended a three-year "moratorium to the export, import, and manufacture of light weapons."

Akosah-Sarpong, Kofi. Crisis of West African Fisheries. West Africa No.4321:28-29 April 15, 2002.
"Examines the fishing crisis facing West African countries today because of foreign overfishing."

Akpata-Ohohe, Bunmi. ECOWAS/UN to Fight Human Trafficking. Africa Today: Voice of the Continent 7:6 December 2001.

Asante, Ben. ECOWAS and Conflicts Examined. West Africa No.4302:20 November 19, 2001.

Asante, Ben. ECOWAS and MRU: Conflicts Subsiding. West Africa No.4307:12-13 December 24, 2001.
"Reports that the conflicts in the Mano River Union counties came near to resolution during 2001, though ECOWAS peace efforts had to continue."

Asante King: Tradition and Progress. West Africa No.4323:10-11+ April 29, 2002.
Includes many articles.

Barrett, Lindsay. Sierra Leone Tribunal: Sub-Regional Implications. West Africa No.4312:14-19 February 11, 2002.
Other countries involved in the civil war in Sierra Leone may be impacted by the revelations made at the Special Tribunal.

Blair in West Africa. West Africa No.4313:9-14 February 18, 2002.
Several articles about Prime Minister Tony Blair's trip to West Africa.

Butty, James. Chambas Looks at the Task Ahead. West Africa No.4309:22-25 January 21, 2002.
Interviews Mohamed Ibn Chambas, Executive Secretary of the Economic Community of West African States, "about the successes and challenges of sub-regional integration."

Capdevila, Gustavo. Preying on the Vulnerable. West Africa No.4316:19 March 11, 2002.
"Relief workers, according to the UN, are abusing girls in refugee camps in West Africa."

Francophone West Africa: The Voter's Friend. Africa Confidential 43:4-5 June 28, 2002.
"After a decade of democratisation, some elections are bringing change, some are not."

Hakizimana, Bernard. Mining and Human Rights Abuse (Two experiences from Ghana and Togo, neighbours in the West African sub-region). African Agenda vol 4,no.4:35 2001.

Hampshire, Kate. Fulani on the Move: Seasonal Economic Migration in the Sahel as a Social Process. Journal of Development Studies 38:17-36 June 2002.

Kouamouo, Theophile. Trouble in the Hospitable Land. UNESCO Courier 54:30-32 September 2001.
"Xenophobia has gained a foothold in Cote D'Ivoire: overcrowded land, common law and economic crisis has spawned a "pro-Ivorian" move that is hostile to immigrants from neighbouring Mali and Burkina Faso."

Leatherwood, David G. Peacekeeping in West Africa. Joint Force Quarterly No.29:76-81 Autumn-Winter 2001-2002.

Mano River (Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone). African Agenda vol 4,no.3:18-20 2001.

Moszynski, Peter. NGOs in Sex for Food Scandal. New African No.406:17 April 2002.
Report states that "human rights and NGO workers as well as U.N. peacekeepers have been sexually exploiting under-age children in exchange for food sent as relief aid."

Moyela, Muyiwa. More Liquid Gold. Africa Today: Voice of the Continent 8:41 February 2002.
The "International Energy Agency predicts that oil production in the West African sub-region will rise dramatically between now and 2005."

Omunizua, Cersko. Yankey Case: Ghana's Dilemma. West Africa No.4294:19+ September 24, 2001.
Intrigue over Ghana's "occupying the position of President of the ECOWAS Bank for Investment and Development."

Operation Focus Relief: 3rd SF Group Builds Relations in Western Africa. Special Warfare 15:28-30 June 2002.
"From August 2000 until December 2001, elements of the 3rd Special Forces Group, in coordination with the United States Department of State, deployed to Western Africa to train units of three countries as part of Operation Focus Relief, or OFR."

Otabil, Bernard. NEPAD and Africa's Development. West Africa No.4325:28-29 May 13, 2002.
Interviews Mohammed Ibn Chambas Executive Secretary of ECOWAS about African development.

Otabil, Bernard. Rice and the Fight Against Hunger in Africa. West Africa No.4295:30-31 October 1, 2001.
"The activities of West African Rice Development Association (WARDA) and the global fight against hunger."

Rebels Versus Rebels. Africa Confidential 43:5 February 22, 2002.
Discusses the Liberians United for Reconciliation and Democracy (LURD).

Shaw, Mark. West African Criminal Networks in South and Southern Africa. African Affairs 101:291-316 July 2002.

Taweh, John. Peace Drawing Near? West Africa No.4297:20 October 15, 2001.
Ministers from Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone met to discuss peace talks over the Mono River Union.

Toweh, Alphonso. MRU Neighbours Chart New Course. West Africa No.4290:29 August 27, 2001.
Foreign ministers from Guinea, Sierra Leone, and Liberia met to discuss their common problems.

UK/Africa: Designer Diplomacy. Africa Confidential 43:8 February 8, 2002.
Discusses Tony Blair's trip to West Africa.

Vines, Alex. Oil, Diamonds and Death. World Today 58:19-20 March 2002.
"Diamonds, oil and other natural resources fuel conflict-especially in Africa."

West Africa at the Crossroads. African Agenda vol 4,no.3:4-7+ 2001.

West Africa: Invasion of Body Destroyers. Africa Today: Voice of the Continent 8:8 April 2002.
Discusses turuli ulcer disease.

West Africa: New Rebels, New Danger. Africa Confidential 43:5-6 February 22, 2002.
"Guinean-backed war in Liberia may backfire on its sponsors and unravel the SL peace process."

West African Coast Sees Wave of New Finds. World Oil 222:9 August 2001.

Yates, Douglas A. Scramble for African Oil. West Africa No.4323:28-29 April 29, 2002.
"Examines how African oil is bringing fortunes to oil companies but disruption and damage to many African communities."

Yekifutiel, Gershoni. Common Goals, Different Ways: The UNIA and the NCBWA in West Africa-1920-1930. Journal of Third World Studies 18:71-185 Fall 2001.

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