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Africa, the Cradle of Human Diversity
Africa, the Cradle of Human Diversity Sented by Sarah Gerdes

This book brings together experts from several disciplines, reviewing and discussing our current knowledge of the complex history, biological diversity and behavioral evolution of African populations.

Africa's Soft Power
Africa's Soft Power Sented by Sarah Gerdes

This book investigates the ways in which soft power is used by African countries to help drive global influence. Selecting four of the countries most associated with soft power across the continent, this book delves into the currencies of soft power across the region

Africa's Lions
Africa's Lions Sented by Christopher

Africa's Lions examines the economic growth experiences of six fast-growing and/or economically dominant African countries.

Africa's digital future
Africa's digital future Sented by Jacob

The main thrust of this book is to examine whether Africa is in a position to benefit from the digital age, given the continent’s many development challenges and slow adoption of digital technologies.

Africa Research in Austria
Africa Research in Austria Sented by Rebecca

"Africa research in Austria is multifaceted, multidisciplinary and multilocal. Besides the continuous output of many scholars, this is also shown by the activities of the research group “African Studies at Austrian Universities”, established in 2013.

Afghanistan’s Islam: From Conversion to the Taliban

This book provides the first overview of the history and development of Islam in Afghanistan. Written by leading international experts, chapters cover every era from the conversion of Afghanistan through the medieval period to the present day.

Afghanistan Sented by Musa

Afghanistan has been in the headlines for many years – but tragically for all the wrong reasons. First invaded by the Soviets in 1979, the country then experienced the trauma of civil war followed by yet another intervention, this time by the United States and allies, which ended with the West’s ignominious withdrawal in August 2021.

Affective Transformations
Affective Transformations Sented by Jacob

The Affective Turn has lost its former innocence and euphoria. Affect Studies and its adjacent disciplines have now to prove that they can cope with the return of the affective real that technology, economy, and politics entail.

Affective Trajectories
Affective Trajectories Sented by Jacob

Affective Trajectories explores affective and emotional experiences as manifestations of religion in the rapidly shifting conditions of postcolonial African urban spaces and the diaspora.

Affective Justice
Affective Justice Sented by Daniel

Since its inception in 2001, the International Criminal Court (ICC) has been met with resistance by various African states and their leaders, who see the court as a new iteration of colonial violence and control.

Affective intimacies
Affective intimacies Sented by Emma

This volume provides a novel platform to re-evaluate the notion of open-ended intimacies through the lens of affect theories.

Affective Disorders
Affective Disorders Sented by Luis

Situated at the intersection of postcolonial studies, affect studies, and narratology, Affective Disorders explores the significance of emotion in a range of colonial and postcolonial narratives.

Affect and Mathematics Education
Affect and Mathematics Education Sented by Sarah Gerdes

This open access book, inspired by the ICME 13 topic study group “Affect, beliefs and identity in mathematics education”, presents the latest trends in research in the area.

Aesthetics of Gentrification
Aesthetics of Gentrification Sented by Sarah Gerdes

Gentrification is reshaping cities worldwide, resulting in seductive spaces and exclusive communities that aspire to innovation, creativity, sustainability, and technological sophistication. Gentrification is also contributing to growing social-spatial division and urban inequality and precarity.

Aesthetics of Displacement

Looking at films that represent the experience of displacement in relation to Turkey’s minorities, Aesthetics of Displacement argues that there is a particular aesthetic continuity among the otherwise unrelated films.

Aesthetic Politics in Fashion

Aesthetic Politics in Fashion outlines critical studies in the present cross-sections of fashion, art, politics, and global capitalism.

Aesthetic Experience of Metabolic Processes

Simultaneously speculative and inspired by everyday experiences, this volume develops an aesthetics of metabolism that offers a new perspective on the human-environment relation, one that is processual, relational, and not dependent on conscious thought.

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