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Review of African Political Economy

1997 - 2018

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

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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

2017, volume 44, issue 154

Political economies of the everyday pp. 513-521 Downloads
Alfred Zack-Williams
Ruth First prize pp. 522-522 Downloads
The Editors
Africa’s next debt crisis: regulatory dilemmas and radical insights pp. 523-540 Downloads
Carolyn Bassett
How far does neoliberalism go in Egypt? Gender, citizenship and the making of the ‘rural’ woman pp. 541-558 Downloads
Karim Malak and Sara Salem
‘Only the people can defend this struggle’: the politics of the everyday, extrajudicial executions and civil society in Mathare, Kenya pp. 559-576 Downloads
Peris S. Jones, Wangui Kimari and Kavita Ramakrishnan
Reform and counter-reform in Kenya's land governance pp. 577-594 Downloads
Jacqueline M. Klopp and Odenda Lumumba
Gendering the extraverted state: the politics of the Kenyan sex workers’ movement pp. 595-610 Downloads
Eglė Česnulytė
Military corruption in war: stealing and connivance among Zimbabwean foot soldiers in the Democratic Republic of Congo (1998–2002) pp. 611-623 Downloads
Godfrey Maringira
Ambivalent outcomes of statebuilding: multiplication of brokers and educational expansion in the Democratic Republic of Congo (2004–13) pp. 624-642 Downloads
Cyril Owen Brandt
A tribute to Ken Post, 1935–2017 pp. 643-645 Downloads
Robin Cohen
The Russian Revolution and the development challenge – Part I: the Russian Revolution and a myriad of global cleavages pp. 646-653 Downloads
Arndt Hopfmann
For a multidimensional class analysis in Africa pp. 654-661 Downloads
Joël Noret
Eritrea: a mafia state? pp. 662-672 Downloads
Martin Plaut
The impact of Chinese textile imperialism on Nigeria’s textile industry and trade: 1960–2015 pp. 673-682 Downloads
Murtala Muhammad, Mansur Ibrahim Mukhtar and Gold Kafilah Lola
Neoliberal moral economy: capitalism, socio-cultural change and fraud in Uganda pp. 683-684 Downloads
Stefano Ponte
Volume index pp. 685-689 Downloads
The Editors

2017, volume 44, issue 153

Neoliberalism, labour power and democracy – the sense of an ending pp. 353-357 Downloads
Hannah Cross
Neoliberal democratisation, colonial legacies and the rise of the non-state provision of social welfare in West Africa pp. 358-380 Downloads
Lauren M. MacLean
A comparative political economy of regional migration and labour mobility in West and Southern Africa pp. 381-398 Downloads
Hannah Cross and Lionel Cliffe
The International Labour Organization and African trade unions: tripartite fantasies and enduring struggles pp. 399-414 Downloads
Nick Bernards
Institutionalised conflict, subaltern worker rebellions and insurgent unionism: casual workers’ organisation and power resources in the South African Post Office pp. 415-431 Downloads
David Dickinson
‘We recommend compliance’: bargaining and leverage in Ethiopian–US intelligence cooperation pp. 432-448 Downloads
Sobukwe Odinga
China and Namibia, 1990 to 2015: how a new actor changes the dynamics of political economy pp. 449-465 Downloads
Gregor Dobler
The myth of economic growth in Africa pp. 466-475 Downloads
Franklin Obeng-Odoom
Oil and democratisation in Ghana pp. 476-486 Downloads
Ehis Michael Odijie
Beyond forceful measures: Tanzania’s ‘war on poaching’ needs diversified strategies more than militarised tactics pp. 487-498 Downloads
Mathew Bukhi Mabele
The difference that ‘capitalism’ makes: on the merits and limits of critical political economy in African Studies pp. 499-509 Downloads
Stefan Ouma
Africa and International Relations in the 21st century pp. 510-511 Downloads
Samuel Oyewole

2017, volume 44, issue 152

Extraction and beyond: people’s economic responses to restructuring in southern and central Africa pp. 173-188 Downloads
Vito Laterza and John Sharp
Towards a life of poverty and uncertainty? The livelihood strategies of Gécamines workers after retrenchment in the DRC pp. 189-203 Downloads
Benjamin Rubbers
Money, migration and masculinity among artisanal miners in Katanga (DR Congo) pp. 204-219 Downloads
Jeroen Cuvelier
Multiple livelihoods and social relations in the South African Lowveld, 1986–2013 pp. 220-236 Downloads
Kees (C. S.) van der Waal
After the mines: the changing social and economic landscape of Malawi–South Africa migration pp. 237-251 Downloads
Jessica A. Johnson
From fatalism to mass action to incorporation to neoliberal individualism: worker safety on South African mines,.1955–2016 pp. 252-271 Downloads
Paul Stewart and Dhiraj Kumar Nite
? Mining in South Africa in the last 30 years – an overview pp. 272-291 Downloads
Hugh Macmillan
Contested labour and political leadership: three mineworkers’ unions after the opposition victory in Zambia pp. 292-311 Downloads
Esther Uzar
The 2015 general elections in Nigeria: new media, party politics and the political economy of voting pp. 312-321 Downloads
Mala Mustapha
Liberia’s run-up to 2017: continuity and change in a long history of electoral politics pp. 322-335 Downloads
Robtel Neajai Pailey and David Harris
Assembling effective industrial policy in Africa: an agenda for action pp. 336-345 Downloads
Pádraig Carmody
A flawed freedom: rethinking southern African liberation; South Africa – the present as history: from Mrs Ples to Mandela and Marikana pp. 346-351 Downloads
Peter Lawrence

2017, volume 44, issue 151

On political economies of governance and resistance to (mis)rule pp. 1-9 Downloads
Reginald Cline-Cole
For richer, for poorer: why ethnicity often trumps economic cleavages in Kenya pp. 10-29 Downloads
Biniam E. Bedasso
Politics, development and the instrumentalisation of (de)centralisation in Sierra Leone pp. 30-46 Downloads
Felix Marco Conteh
Statistics versus livelihoods: questioning Rwanda’s pathway out of poverty pp. 47-65 Downloads
An Ansoms, Esther Marijnen, Giuseppe Cioffo and Jude Murison
The politics of recognition, and the manufacturing of citizenship and identity in Senegal’s decentralised charcoal market pp. 66-84 Downloads
Papa Faye
Rethinking peace-building practices through the Somaliland experience pp. 85-103 Downloads
Marta Regina Fernández y Garcia
Mozambican economic porosity and the role of Brazilian capital: a political economy analysis pp. 104-121 Downloads
Isabela Nogueira, Ossi Ollinaho, Eduardo Costa Pinto, Grasiela Baruco, Alexis Saludjian, José Paulo Guedes Pinto, Paulo Balanco and Carlos Schonerwald
Elite capture and state neglect: new evidence on South Africa’s land reform pp. 122-130 Downloads
Ruth Hall and Thembela Kepe
Beyond ethnicity: the violence in Western Uganda and Rwenzori’s 99 problems pp. 131-141 Downloads
Anna Reuss and Kristof Titeca
The African middle class(es) – in the middle of what? pp. 142-154 Downloads
Henning Melber
Burkina Faso: from Thomas Sankara to popular resistance pp. 155-164 Downloads
Leo Zeilig
Understanding Eritrea: inside Africa's most repressive state pp. 165-169 Downloads
Habtom Yohannes
Africa: why economists get it wrong pp. 170-172 Downloads
Alfred Zack-Williams
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