Africa’s challenges in articles

Image of AfricaAre you interested in learning more about Africa and its challenges? Andersen Library has resources you can use.

The  Journal of International Affairs Spring/Summer 2009 issue’s theme is “Africa in the 21st Century” (available in Andersen Library’s 1st-floor Periodicals Collection current issues & online through the Academic Search Premier database). Articles include: “Obama and Africa,” “U.S. Foreign Assistance to Africa,” “The United States and China Court the Continent,” “Maritime Piracy in East Africa,” “The African Union,” “Governance and Leadership in Africa,” “Zimbabwe’s Cyber-Guerrilla Warfare,” and more.

There also are many journals devoted to Africa, such as African Journal of International Affairs, Africa Today, African Studies Quarterly, and many others. To identify other journals that are specifically about Africa, try searching the Journal Holdings List for africa.

Africa in World Politics coverThere are also books: Search the Library Catalog to find titles such as the 2009 book Africa in world politics: Reforming political order (3rd-floor Main Collection, DT30.5 .A3544 2009).

Please ask a librarian for help with finding resources.

About Barbara

I am a Reference & Instruction librarian, head of that department in Andersen Library, an associate professor, and a member of the General Education Review Committee and Faculty Senate. I've been working at UW-W since July 1, 1990.
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