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An Introduction to Models in the Social Sciences
Language: en
Pages: 421
Authors: Charles A. Lave, James G. March
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1993 - Publisher: University Press of America

What is a model? How do you construct one? What are some common models in the social sciences? How can models be applied in new situations? What makes a model good? Focusing on answers to these and related questions, this multidisciplinary introduction to model building in the social sciences formulates
Foreign Aid and the Future of Africa
Language: en
Pages: 242
Authors: Kenneth Kalu
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-05-22 - Publisher: Springer

During the past five decades, sub-Saharan Africa has received more foreign aid than has any other region of the world, and yet poverty remains endemic throughout the region. As Kenneth Kalu argues, this does not mean that foreign aid has failed; rather, it means that foreign aid in its current
Africa since Decolonization
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Martin Welz
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-01-21 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

An introduction to African history and politics since decolonization, emphasising the political, economic and socio-economic diversity of the continent.
Spirits in Politics
Language: en
Pages: 265
Authors: Barbara Meier, Arne S. Steinforth
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-09 - Publisher: Campus Verlag

Spirits in Politics explores the interface between religion and politics in African societies by examining recent and ongoing research in a variety of regional settings. Case studies from across the African continent exemplify how--and at which social levels--spirits, witchcraft, and other supernatural agents play an active role in political action
Language: en
Pages: 428
Authors: Barbara Meier, Arne S. Steinforth
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-12-28 - Publisher: BRILL

The essays in this collection celebrate the signal achievement of Dieter Riemenschneider in helping found and consolidate the study of postcolonial anglophone literatures in Germany and Europe. As well as poems, a short story, drawings of the Indian scene (the first, and abiding, focus of this scholar’s work), and ‘letters’