1997 Volume 19


Number 1

Note from the Editor
1

1997 AFSAAP conference
2

Note from the President
3

Articles
The politics of the clitoris: Contaminated speech, Feminism and female circumcision – Penelope Hetherington
4-10

Looking ahead to the new Zaire: Interview with Parisa Diamambanza – Stuart Russell
11-14

Parliamentary Report on Australia’s Relations with Southern Africa – Cherry Gertzel
15-20

Book Reviews
Alexander, Peter et al (eds): Africa today: A multi-disciplinary snapshot of the continent in 1995 – Donald Denoon
21-23

Omotoso, Kole: Achebe or Soyinka? A study on contrasts – David Moodie
23-25

Darian-Smith, Kate et al (eds): Text, theory, space: Land literature and history in South Africa and Australia – Peter F. Alexander
25-26

Bekele, Shiferaw (ed): An economic history of Ethiopia: Vol 1: The imperial era 1941-71 – Penelope Hetherington
26-27

Askwith, Tom: From Mau Mau to Harambee: Memoirs and memoranda of colonial Kenya – Penelope Hetherington
28-29

Godwin, P. & I. Hancock: “Rhodesians never die”: The impact of war and political change on white Rhodesia c. 1970-80 – Angela Cheater
29-30

Rigby, Peter: African images: Racism and the end of anthropology – Roger Woods
30-32

Guyer, Jane I.: African Studies in the United States: A perspective – David Dorward
32-33

Lems-Dworkin, Carol: Videos of African on African-related performance: An annotated bibliography – Peter Limb
34

Diop, Momar Coumba (ed): Senegal: Essays in statecraft; and Osaghae, Eghosa (ed): Between state and civil society in Africa – John Ballard
35-36

Wallman, Sandra et al: Kampala women getting by: Wellbeing in the time of AIDS – Roger Woods
36-37

Mensah-Bonsu, Henrietta J. A. N. & Christine Dowuona-Hammond: The rights of the child in Ghana – perspectives – Pascale A. Allotey & Susan Bissell
37-39

Medicines Sans Frontieres: World in crisis: The politics of survival at the 20th century – Patrick Kilby
39-41

The Zimbabwe Review  – Tanya Lyons
41-42

New Journals
43-44

Research and Research Matters
Laikipia Research program – David Mungai
45-46

Gender and colonisation in Southern Africa: International Conference at the University of Western Cape – Tanya Lyons and Cecilia Moretti
46-48

Field research on Housing Policy in post-Apartheid South Africa – Nicholas Duell
49-51

News and Notes
52-59

Conferences
59-60

People
60-64


Number 2

Note from the Editor
1

Letter from the President
2

1998 AFSAAP conference
3

Articles
The Alexandra Plenary Group for Reconciliation and Reconstruction: Negotiating peace in a South African township – Nicholas Duell
4-8

What price – hope! An African experience in community development in HIV/AIDS prevention and control – Jenny Collins
9-12

Review Articles
Developers adjusting development – Scott MacWilliam
13-18

The World Bank’s 1997 report: The state in a changing world (and Africa) – David Moore
19-23

Book Reviews
Moore, David & Gerald Schmitz (eds): Debating development discourse: Institutional and popular perspectives – David Brown
24-26

Richards, Paul: Fighting for the rain forest: War, youth and resources in Sierra Leone – Fiona Terry
26-28

Vogt, M. A. & A. E. Ekoko (eds): Nigeria in international peace-keeping – Samuel M. Makinda
28-29

Onoge, Omafume (ed): Nigeria: The way forward. Proceedings and policy recommendations of the first Obafemi Awolowo Foundation dialogue; Ake, Claude: Democratization of disempowerment in Africa; and Abutudu, Musa: The state, civil society and the democratization process in Nigeria – Paul Omaji
29-32

Lewis, Joanna et al: Human rights & the making of constitutions: Malawi, Kenya, Uganda – Anthony Regan
33-35

Nzenza-Shand, Sekai: Songs to an African sunset: A Zimbabwe story – Sue Kossew
35-36

Chiluba, Frederick J. T.: Democracy: The challenge of change; and Mwanakatwe, John: End of Kaunda era – James H. Polhemus
37-39

Adejare, Oluwole: Language and style in Soyinka: A systematic text linguistic study of a literary idiolect; and Ijaide, Tanure:The poetry of Wole Soyinka – David Moodie
39-40

Cowen, Michael and Scott MacWilliam: Indigenous capital in Kenya. The ‘Indian’ dimension of debate – Cherry Gertzel
40-41

Chizea, Dora & Juliet Njoku: Nigerian women and the challenges of our times – Alice Omaji
42-43

Research and Research Matters
SAPS and smallholders in Zimbabwe and PNG – John Louis Smith
44

Fieldwork on South African industrial relations – Simon Stratton
45-46

Materials on the Great Lakes crisis
47

News and Notes
48-56

Recent deaths
57

Conferences
58-62

AFSAAP news
63-66