Recent publications on Lusophone Africa

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Here, once again, are some interesting recent publications on a wide range of topics.

Let me know when your own work is published - send the citation to me at ksheldon@ucla.edu.

 

Jesse Ovadia, “State-Led Industrial Development, Structural Transformation and Elite-Led Plunder: Angola (2002-2013) as a Developmental State,” Development Policy Review pre-publication view: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/dpr.12249/full

Daria Trentini, “Performing Contested Ideas of Being Muslim in Northern Mozambique,” Journal for Islamic Studies 35 (2016): 71-106. (This page for the journal does not yet include more recent issues -- https://journals.co.za/content/journal/islam/browse).

Eleanor K. Jones, Battleground Bodies: Gender and Sexuality in Mozambican Literature (Peter Lang, 2017, in their series on "Reconfiguring Identities in the Portuguese-Speaking World"). https://www.peterlang.com/view/product/80591

Ramah McKay, “The Productivity of Crisis: Aid, Time, and Medicine in Mozambique,” in African Futures: Essays on Crisis, Emergence, and Possibility, ed. by Brian Goldstone and Juan Obarrio (University of Chicago Press, 2017) http://press.uchicago.edu/ucp/books/book/chicago/A/bo24550592.html

Juan Obarrio, “Time and Again: Locality as Future Anterior in Mozambique,” in African Futures: Essays on Crisis, Emergence, and Possibility, ed. by Brian Goldstone and Juan Obarrio (University of Chicago Press, 2017) http://press.uchicago.edu/ucp/books/book/chicago/A/bo24550592.html

Malyn Newitt, A Short History of Mozambique (London: Hurst, 2017) http://www.hurstpublishers.com/book/short-history-mozambique/ (available now from Hurst, and for pre-order on Amazon in the U.S.)

Frances Henderson, “Luísa Dias Diogo: Gender and Political Leadership in Mozambique,” in Women Presidents and Prime Ministers in Post-Transition Democracies, ed., Verónica Montecinos, 165-181 (London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017), http://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1057%2F978-1-137-48240-2_8

C. Castiglioni, E. Lozza, C. Libreri & P. Anselmi, “Increasing employability in the emerging tourism sector in Mozambique: Results of a qualitative study,” Development Southern Africa 34, 3 (May 2017): 245-259, http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/0376835X.2017.1308856 Part of a special issue on tourism, http://www.tandfonline.com/toc/cdsa20/current

Tom Stennett, “Writing on Behalf of Those Women ‘Que Não [?] Têm Escrita’: Gendered Boundaries inside and outside the Fiction of Mia Couto,” Portuguese Studies 33, 1 (2017): 85-104. http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.5699/portstudies.33.1.0085?seq=1#page_scan_tab_contents

Nuno de Fragoso Vidal, “Angola,” and Domingos M do Rosário, “Mozambique,” in Election Management Bodies in Southern Africa: Comparative study of the electoral commissions’ contribution to electoral processes (Johannesburg: OSISA, Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa; and EDF, Electoral Commissions Forum of SADC Countries, 2016). This book, which includes chapters on ten other nations in the region, is available to download at http://www.africanminds.co.za/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/OSISA-EMB-CASE-STUDIES-29MAR1200-...

Elisandra Pereira, “Entrepreneurship, Social Capital, and Gender Politics: Rethinking Empowerment Models for Women’s Sociopolitical and Economic Inclusion through Paulina Chiziane’s Niketche: Uma História de Poligamia (The First Wife: A Tale of Polygamy),” Ph.D. diss., University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, 2017. For more information on Dr. Pereira, see http://www.umassd.edu/feature-stories/2017/elisandrapereira.html

News and blogs:

Pius Adesanmi, “Do You Know What 'A Luta Continua' Means?” Sahara Reporters (7 May 2017) http://saharareporters.com/2017/05/07/do-you-know-what-luta-continua-means-pius-adesanmi

H-Net book review: Ana Lucia Araujo, ed. African Heritage and Memories of Slavery in Brazil and the South Atlantic World. Amherst: Cambria Press, 2015. 422 pp. $124.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-60497-892-6. Reviewed by Lori West (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign)
Published on H-AfrArts (May, 2017), http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=46973