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Pride, Faith and Fear: Islam in Sub-Saharan Africa

Charlotte A. Quinn and Frederick Quinn

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195063868
eISBN:
9780199834587
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195063864.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Islam is spreading rapidly in sub‐Saharan Africa, home of more than 150 million Muslims. African Islam is local Islam, responsive to local histories in cultures as diverse as the countries considered ... More


Where There is No Government: Enforcing Property Rights in Common Law Africa

Sandra F. Joireman

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199782482
eISBN:
9780199897209
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199782482.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Governments, farmers, homeowners, and academics around the world agree that property rights are important. But what happens when the state fails to enforce them? This book describes how a variety of ... More


Ethnic Diversity and Poverty Reduction

Edward Miguel

in Understanding Poverty

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195305197
eISBN:
9780199783519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195305191.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This essay begins with a discussion of the recent social science literature on the impact of ethnic, racial, and religious divisions, and then proposes a set of policies that less-developed countries ... More


Kenya

Dirk Hartmann

in Elections in Africa: A Data Handbook

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296454
eISBN:
9780191600036
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296452.003.0026
Subject:
Political Science, Reference

This chapter on elections and electoral systems in Kenya follows the same format as all the other country chapters in the book. The first section is introductory and contains a historical overview, ... More


Evangelical Christianity and Democracy in Africa

Terence O. Ranger (ed.)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195174779
eISBN:
9780199871858
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195174779.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

In recent decades, Christianity has acquired millions of new adherents in Africa, the region with the world's fastest expanding population. What role has this development of evangelical Christianity ... More


Afterword

Terence O. Ranger

in Evangelical Christianity and Democracy in Africa

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195174779
eISBN:
9780199871858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195174779.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This concluding chapter presents comments on more recent developments in four of the cases presented in this book: northern Nigeria, Zambia, Kenya, and Zimbabwe. Topics covered include Islam in ... More


Labor Control Regimes in Zambia and Kenya

Adrienne LeBas

in From Protest to Parties: Party-Building and Democratization in Africa

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199546862
eISBN:
9780191728594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546862.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Chapter 4 examines the different paths that state–labor relations took in the book’s two other cases, Zambia and Kenya. As in Zimbabwe, the Zambian state passed legislation that strengthened and ... More


Weak Ties in Zambia and Kenya

Adrienne LeBas

in From Protest to Parties: Party-Building and Democratization in Africa

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199546862
eISBN:
9780191728594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546862.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Chapter 6 argues that civic life in both Zambia and Kenya was characterized by weak social ties, which impeded party-building before and after democratic transitions began. The structure of these ... More


Fragmented Parties in Zambia and Kenya

Adrienne LeBas

in From Protest to Parties: Party-Building and Democratization in Africa

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199546862
eISBN:
9780191728594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546862.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Chapter 8 examines opposition party development after the transition to multiparty politics in Zambia and Kenya. In Zambia, the mobilizing structures provided by labor allowed the opposition Movement ... More


Best Practices for Collaborating with Deaf Communities in Developing Countries

Amy Wilson and Nickson Kakiri

in Deaf around the World: The Impact of Language

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199732548
eISBN:
9780199866359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732548.003.0015
Subject:
Linguistics, Applied Linguistics and Pedagogy

This chapter highlights aspects of best practices of researchers and organizations when collaborating with deaf communities (such as in Brazil) to nurture them in achieving independence and enhanced ... More


Introduction

Mary L. Dudziak

in Exporting American Dreams: Thurgood Marshall's African Journey

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691152448
eISBN:
9781400839896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691152448.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This introductory chapter sets out the book's purpose, which namely is to follow Thurgood Marshall from his civil rights practice in New York to Kenya under colonial rule. This story cannot be found ... More


Marshall and Mboya

Mary L. Dudziak

in Exporting American Dreams: Thurgood Marshall's African Journey

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691152448
eISBN:
9781400839896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691152448.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter details the events leading up to Thurgood Marshall's adventure in Kenya. Marshall was a civil rights legend in America when he began his African journey. It became one of the great ... More


A Tricky Constitution

Mary L. Dudziak

in Exporting American Dreams: Thurgood Marshall's African Journey

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691152448
eISBN:
9781400839896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691152448.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter details events following Marshall's arrival in Africa in 1960. As an African American activist traveling to a rigidly controlled colony with the objective of aiding the nationalists, he ... More


Writing Rights

Mary L. Dudziak

in Exporting American Dreams: Thurgood Marshall's African Journey

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691152448
eISBN:
9781400839896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691152448.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter details Marshall's role as British officials and Africans began crafting a rule of law to guide Kenya's future. As an American, Marshall might seem like an intruder in a conversation, in ... More


Discriminating Friends

Mary L. Dudziak

in Exporting American Dreams: Thurgood Marshall's African Journey

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691152448
eISBN:
9781400839896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691152448.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter details events following Marshall's arrival in Kenya in 1963. It had been three years since Marshall had last been to the country. In early 1960, independence had been a demand. Now it ... More


Food, Economics, and Health

Alok Bhargava

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199269143
eISBN:
9780191710117
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269143.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book provides a firm grounding in the concepts and issues across several disciplines including economics, nutrition, psychology and public health in the hope of improving the design of food ... More


Philosophising in Mombasa: Knowledge, Islam and Intellectual Practice on the Swahili Coast

Kai Kresse

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748627868
eISBN:
9780748652976
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748627868.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

This book provides an approach to the anthropological study of philosophical discourses in the Swahili context of Mombasa, Kenya. In this historically established Muslim environment, at the dawn of ... More


Africa South of the Sahara

Marjory Harper and Stephen Constantine

in Migration and Empire

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199250936
eISBN:
9780191594847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199250936.003.0005
Subject:
History, World Modern History

That few UK migrants settled in tropical Africa cannot be explained only in terms of climate. Plentiful local labour in places like Nigeria allowed a European elite to operate as managers and ... More


From Protest to Parties: Party-Building and Democratization in Africa

Adrienne LeBas

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199546862
eISBN:
9780191728594
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546862.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Why do strong opposition party organizations emerge in some democratizing countries, while those in others remain weak or quickly fragment on ethnic lines? This book offers an explanation for why ... More


Spatial Inequality for Manufacturing Wages in Five African Countries

Ravi Kanbur and Anthony J. Venables

in Spatial Inequality and Development

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780199278633
eISBN:
9780191602191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199278636.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Uses data on individual earnings in manufacturing industry for five African countries in the early 1990s to test whether firms located in the capital city pay higher wages than firms located ... More


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