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Review of African Political Economy

1997 - 2019

Current editor(s): Graham Harrison, Branwen Gruffydd Jones, Claire Mercer, Nicolas Pons-Vignon, Aurelia Segatti and Ray Bush

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2019, volume 46, issue 161

‘They’re all in it together’: the social production of fraud in capitalist Africa pp. 357-368 Downloads
Jörg Wiegratz
Cartels as ‘fraud’? Insights from collusion in southern and East Africa in the fertiliser and cement industries pp. 369-386 Downloads
Thando Vilakazi and Simon Roberts
The rise of microcredit ‘control fraud’ in post-apartheid South Africa: from state-enforced to market-driven exploitation of the black community pp. 387-414 Downloads
Milford Bateman
Black economic empowerment policy in Durban, eThekwini, South Africa: economic justice, economic fraud and ‘leaving money on the table’ pp. 415-441 Downloads
Sarah Bracking
Fake drugs: health, wealth and regulation in Nigeria pp. 442-458 Downloads
Gernot Klantschnig and Chieh Huang
The political economy of intellectual property rights: the paradox of Article 27 exemplified in Ghana pp. 459-479 Downloads
Christiaan De Beukelaer and Martin Fredriksson
Is fin-tech the new panacea for poverty alleviation and local development? Contesting Suri and Jack’s M-Pesa findings published in Science pp. 480-495 Downloads
Milford Bateman, Maren Duvendack and Nicholas Loubere
Anti-fraud measures in Southern Africa pp. 496-514 Downloads
Nataliya Mykhalchenko and Jörg Wiegratz
Visions of stagnation and maldistribution: monopoly capital, ‘white monopoly capital’ and new challenges to the South African Left pp. 515-523 Downloads
Adam Aboobaker
Neoliberalism and the moral economy of fraud pp. 524-527 Downloads
Jan Beek
Statement of retraction: The role of multinational oil corporations (MNOCs) in Nigeria: more exploitation equals less development of oil-rich Niger Delta region pp. 528-528 Downloads
The Editors

2019, volume 46, issue 160

Not quite post-political pp. 171-181 Downloads
Elisa Greco, Jörg Wiegratz and Leo Zeilig
Ruth First Prize pp. 182-183 Downloads
Clare Smedley
The 1968 years: revolutionary politics in Senegal pp. 184-203 Downloads
Pascal Bianchini
Trade union mobilisation and democratic institutionalisation in the Republic of Niger pp. 204-222 Downloads
Sebastian Elischer
Black economic empowerment policy and state–business relations in South Africa: the case of mining pp. 223-245 Downloads
Andrew Bowman
Resistance and repression in Zimbabwe: a case study of Zimplats mine workers pp. 246-260 Downloads
Paddington Mutekwe
Soldiers in business: the pitfalls of METEC’s projects in the context of Ethiopia’s civil–military relations pp. 261-278 Downloads
Tefera Negash Gebregziabher
Borders and boundaries in the state-making of Eritrea: revisiting the importance of territorial integrity in the rapprochement between Eritrea and Ethiopia pp. 279-293 Downloads
Tanja R. Müller
Placing African labour in global capitalism: the politics of irregular work pp. 294-303 Downloads
Nick Bernards
Whose Africa is rising? pp. 304-316 Downloads
Moses Khisa
The transformation of African–Russian economic relations in the multipolar world-system pp. 317-335 Downloads
Tamás Gerőcs
Energy hegemony and maritime security in the Gulf of Guinea: rethinking the regional trans-border cooperation approach pp. 336-346 Downloads
Raymond Adibe, Chikodiri Nwangwu, Gerald E. Ezirim and Nnamdi Egonu
Rolling back the right to strike: amendments to South Africa’s Labour Relations Act and their implications for working-class struggle pp. 347-356 Downloads
Carin Runciman

2019, volume 46, issue 159

The fast-track land reform and agrarian change in Zimbabwe pp. 1-13 Downloads
Grasian Mkodzongi and Peter Lawrence
The changing agrarian economy in Zimbabwe, 15 years after the Fast Track Land Reform programme pp. 14-32 Downloads
Toendepi Shonhe
Family farms and the markets: examining the level of market-oriented production 15 years after the Zimbabwe Fast Track Land Reform programme pp. 33-54 Downloads
Rangarirai Gavin Muchetu
The complexity of farmworkers’ livelihoods in Zimbabwe after the Fast Track Land Reform: experiences from a farm in Chinhoyi, Zimbabwe pp. 55-70 Downloads
Manase Kudzai Chiweshe and Takunda Chabata
The negotiability of state legal and bureaucratic authority during land occupations in Zimbabwe pp. 71-85 Downloads
Arnold Chamunogwa
Contested histories and contested land claims: traditional authorities and the Fast Track Land Reform programme in Zimbabwe, 2000–2017 pp. 86-100 Downloads
Innocent Dande and Joseph Mujere
The fragility of empowerment: changing gender relations in a Zimbabwean resettlement area pp. 101-116 Downloads
Lincoln Addison
Young people and land in Zimbabwe: livelihood challenges after land reform pp. 117-134 Downloads
Ian Scoones, Blasio Mavedzenge and Felix Murimbarimba
The wretched of the earth and strategy: Fanon’s ‘Leninist’ moment? pp. 135-142 Downloads
Chris James Newlove
Presidential transitions and generational change in Southern African liberation movements pp. 143-156 Downloads
Roger Southall
The role and influence of the IMF on economic policy in South Africa’s transition to democracy: the 1993 Compensatory and Contingency Financing Facility revisited pp. 157-167 Downloads
Vishnu Padayachee and Ben Fine
An ounce of practice pp. 168-169 Downloads
Colin Stoneman

2018, volume 45, issue 156

The state: the executive committee of global capitalism? pp. 181-185 Downloads
Peter Lawrence and Leo Zeilig
From colonisation to globalisation: a history of state capture by the tobacco industry in Malawi pp. 186-202 Downloads
Julia Smith and Kelley Lee
South African business nanny state: the case of the automotive industrial policy post-apartheid, 1995–2010 pp. 203-222 Downloads
David Masondo
Capital accumulation and capital controls in South Africa: a class perspective pp. 223-249 Downloads
Ilias Alami
Navigating ‘taxation’ on the Congo River: the interplay of legitimation and ‘officialisation’ pp. 250-266 Downloads
Maria Eriksson Baaz, Ola Olsson and Judith Verweijen
Radical political economy and industrialisation in Africa: ROAPE/Third World Network-Africa Connections workshop, held in Accra, Ghana, 13–14 November 2017 pp. 267-334 Downloads
Ray Bush, Yao Graham, Leo Zeilig, Ray Bush, Yao Graham, Leo Zeilig, Peter Lawrence, Giuliano Martiniello, Ben Fine, Max Ajl, Bettina Engels, Gordon Crawford and Gabriel Botchwey
Ifeoma Okoye: socialist-feminist political horizons in Nigerian literature pp. 335-344 Downloads
Adam Mayer
Rentierism and security privatisation in the Nigerian petroleum industry: assessment of oil pipeline surveillance and protection contracts pp. 345-353 Downloads
Raymond Adibe, Ejikeme Nwagwu and Okorie Albert
Inheriting power: Somaliland’s political institutions and the 2017 presidential election pp. 354-362 Downloads
Aleksi Ylönen
Burkina Faso: a history of power, protest and revolution pp. 363-364 Downloads
Bettina Engels

2018, volume 45, issue 155

On filling voids pp. 1-6 Downloads
Reginald Cline-Cole and Leo Zeilig
Rethinking class and culture in Africa: between E. P. Thompson and Pierre Bourdieu pp. 7-24 Downloads
Pnina Werbner
Between feminism and unionism: the struggle for socio-economic dignity of working-class women in pre- and post-uprising Tunisia pp. 25-43 Downloads
Loes Debuysere
The struggles of precarious youth in Tunisia: the case of the Kerkennah movement pp. 44-63 Downloads
Lorenzo Feltrin
Delinking, food sovereignty, and populist agronomy: notes on an intellectual history of the peasant path in the global South pp. 64-84 Downloads
Max Ajl
Introduction: revolution and counter-revolution in Egypt pp. 85-90 Downloads
Cemal Burak Tansel and Brecht De Smet
Behind every Caesar a new one? Reflections on revolution and counter-revolution in Egypt in response to Gramsci on Tahrir pp. 91-103 Downloads
Anne Alexander and Sameh Naguib
Again on the revolutionary subject: problematising class and subalternity in Gramsci on Tahrir pp. 104-114 Downloads
Roberto Roccu
Passive revolutions and the dynamics of social change in the peripheries pp. 115-124 Downloads
Cemal Burak Tansel
Critical interventions in debates on the Arab revolutions: centring class pp. 125-134 Downloads
Sara Salem
Rejoinder: reading Tahrir in Gramsci pp. 135-145 Downloads
Brecht De Smet
Afro-euphoria: is Ghana’s economy an exception to the growth paradox? pp. 146-157 Downloads
Isaac Abotebuno Akolgo
Capitalism in Africa: mutating capitalist relations and social formations pp. 158-167 Downloads
Horman Chitonge
The Russian Revolution and the development challenge – Part II: the Russian Revolution and the mantra of developmentalism pp. 168-175 Downloads
Arndt Hopfmann
Taken for a ride: grounding neoliberalism, precarious labour and public transport in an African metropolis pp. 176-179 Downloads
Bill Freund
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