Arguing that corporations are mainly responsible for the expansion of the damaging industrial food system, this discussion focuses on these organizations and the ways they organize and control food production and distribution. Demonstrating how the corporate food system destroys those systems based... More Info
African Sexualities aims to inspire a new generation of students and teachers to study, reflect and gain fresh and critical insights into the complex issues of gender and sexuality. It opens a space - particularly for young people - to think about African sexualities in different ways.
Arguing that the climate crisis confronting the world today is rooted mainly in the wealthy economies' abuse of fossil fuels, indigenous forests, and global commercial agriculture, this important book investigates how Africa has been exploited and how Africans should respond for the good of all. As... More Info
Few books have been as influential in understanding African impoverishment as this groundbreaking analysis. Rodney shows the exploitation of the continent committed by the imperial countries of Europe, and subsequently the US, as aided by agents or unwitting accomplices in the North and in Africa.
Julius Kambarage Nyerere, the first president of Tanzania, was a Pan-Africanist and an internationalist, and this book includes contributions from leading commentators—those who worked and fought imperialism alongside Nyerere, members of a younger generation, and Nyerere in his own words. The... More Info
The neoliberal project promised to engender development and prosperity and expand democratic space in Africa. However, several decades on its reforms have delivered on few of its promises. Whether one is examining the rewards of multiparty politics, the dividends from a new constitutional... More Info
Responding to the need to take a fresh look at world history, hitherto dominated by Eurocentric ideologues and historians in their attempt to justify the nature and character of modern capitalism, Samir Amin looks in this book at the ancient world system and how it has influenced the development of... More Info