AFRICA


July  2002
Compiled by Joan T. Phillips, Bibliographer
Air University Library
Maxwell AFB, AL


Africa - Social Aspects
Organization of African Unity

Social Aspects


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 Books

African Pastoralism: Conflict, Institutions and Government, edited by M.A. Mohamed Salih. Sterling, VA, Pluto Press, 2001. 311 p.
Book call no.: 333.74 A258

Culture in Africa: An Appeal for Pluralism, edited by Raoul Granqvist. Uppsala, Sweden, Nordiska Afrikainstitutet, 1993. 204 p. (Seminar Proceedings, no.29)
Book call no.: 960 C968

Encyclopedia of African and African-American Religions, edited by Stephen D. Glazier. New York, Routledge, 2001. 452 p.
Book call no.: R 299.603 E56

Female "Circumcision" in Africa: Culture, Controversy, and Change, edited by Bettina Shell-Duncan and Ylva Hernlund. Boulder, CO, Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2000. 348 p. (Directions in Applied Anthropology: Adaptations and Innovations)
Book call no.: 392.1 F329

Human Rights Watch: World Report 2002: Events of 2001: November 2000-November 2001. New York, Human Rights Watch, 2002. 670 p.
Africa Overview, pp 3-31.
Book call no.: 323.4905 H918 2002

Schwab, Peter. Africa: The Continent Self-Destructs. New York, Palgrave, 2001. 212 p.
Book call no.: 967.04 S398a

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.
Expanding the International Refugee Regimen, pp 52-57.
Book call no.: 362.87 S797

Periodicals

Africa/Vatican: Milingogate. Africa Confidential 42:8 September 14, 2001.
Archbishop Emmanuel Millogo's struggle with the Vatican.

African Scholars: Too Poor to Be Free. UNESCO Courier 54:26-27 November 2001.

Allain, Jean and O'Shea, Andreas. African Disunity: Comparing Human Rights Law and Practice of North and South African States. Human Rights Quarterly 24:86-125 February 2002.

Appiah, Elizabeth N. and McMahon, Walter W. Social Outcomes of Education and Feedbacks on Growth in Africa. Journal of Development Studies 38:27-68 April 2002.

Bales, Kevin. Going Cheap. New Internationalist No.337:14-15 August 2001.
Includes mention of child slavery in West Africa.

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

Bensaad, Ali. Emigrants Chase the Mirage of a Better Life Sahel: Caravan of Despair. African Agenda vol 5,no.1:38 2002.
Illegal migrants pass through the Sahel desert in trucks to a better life in Libya or Algeria.

Bollag, Burton. Chaos on African Campuses: Strikes, Protest, and Arson Are Common, but Poverty Is the Real Plague. Chronicle of Higher Education 48:A39-A40 July 12, 2002.

Brown, Kyle G. Africa's Loss in the Brain Drain. West Africa No.4327:20 May 27, 2002.
"The loss of Africa's talented human resources to the West every year is costing the continent dearly."

Bwakali, David J. Gender Inequality in Africa. Contemporary Review 279:270-272 November 2001.

Commey, Pusch. Durban: Apology Postponed. New African No.400:24-25 October 2001.
"Reports from the third UN World Conference against Racism Xenophobia and Related Intolerance held in Durban, South Africa from 31 August 8 September."

Dris el Yazami: Black Africa: "Ethnic Hatred" Is Not Inevitable. UNESCO Courier 54:32 September 2001.
"Today nearly one in every three Africans is a refugee on the African continent."

Education: Africa's Future at Stake. West Africa No.4329:9-14 June 10, 2002.
Several articles about education in Africa.

Ewelukwa, Uche U. Post-Colonialism, Gender, Customary Injustice: Widows in African Societies. Human Rights Quarterly 24:424-486 May 2002.

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

Gyan-Apenteng, Kwasi. NGO Forum Comes of Age. West Africa No.4302:18 November 19, 2001.
Discusses NGOs in Africa.

Hoppers, Catherine O. Old Truths, New Realities. Africa Insight 32:3-7 March 2002.
"Indigenous knowledge systems are the missing link in literacy, poverty alleviation and development strategies in Africa."

Iya, Philip. Fighting Africa's Poverty and Ignorance Through Clinical Legal Education. Africa Insight 31:47-53 September 2001.

Kigotho, Wachira. Academic's Immigration Said to Hurt Africa. Chronicle of Higher Education 48:A63 November 2, 2001.

Kimani, Wambui. Talks on Rights for Africans. West Africa No.4330:18-19 June 17, 2002.
"A conference has urged Africans to assume ownership of human rights initiatives for the continent"

Manji, Firoze and O'Coill, Carl. Missionary Position: NGOs and Development in Africa. International Affairs 78:2500 67-583 July 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.

No More Child Soldiers? West Africa No.4322:11-17 April 22, 2002.
Several articles about children serving as soldiers in Africa and reports on this situation.

Ofili, Maureen. Research for Development. West Africa No.4289:23 August 20, 2001.
The Association of African Universities states that African universities should be at the forefront of research in solving poverty, hunger, and disease.

Sanchez, Pedro A. Soil Fertility and Hunger in Africa. Science 295:2019-2020 March 15, 2002.

Sorious Samura: Context is the Watchword. UNESCO Courier 54:46 November 2001.
Discusses media coverage of Africa.

Statement from Gender Groups to the Chief Executives of the World Bank/IMS at Their Meeting in Dar es Salaam. African Agenda vol 4,no.3:26-27 2001.

Stoking Fires. Economist 360:41-42 September 22, 2001.
"Some African governments are braced for an increase in religious tension."

Wagner, Cynthia G. Brighter Visions for Africa: Young African Share Their Ideas for a Better Future for Their Continent. Futurist 36:44-47 March-April 2002.

Watch What You Say. Economist 363:43 May 11, 2002.
Discusses freedom of the press in Africa focusing on Zimbabwe.

White, Howard. Combining Quantitative and Qualitative Approaches to Poverty Analysis. World Development 30:511-522 March 2002.
Analysis built on studies of labor in rural Africa.

World Racism Conference. West Africa No.4290:18-24 August 27, 2001.
Several articles about the UN World Conference on Racism, Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia and Related Intolerance to be held in Durban, South Africa.


Organization of African Unity


 Periodicals

Achieving a 40-Year Dream: From the OAU to the AU. New African No.409:23-30 July-August 2002.
Several articles about the OAU (Organization of African Unity) and AU (African Union).

Reinhardt, Erika. U.N. Agencies Battle Tsetse...and Rural Poverty. UN Chronicle 39:17 June-August 2002.
"A new campaign in Africa to control the deadly tsetse fly, the carrier of sleeping sickness, has been launched by the Organization of African Unity."

Van Nieuwkerk, Anthoni. Subregional Collaborative Security: Lessons from the OAU and SADC. South African Journal of International Affairs 8:81-94 Winter 2001.


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