Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey

New books:

Baldwin, Kate. The Paradox of Traditional Chiefs in Democratic Africa
*JS7525.B35 2016

Burchard, Stephanie M. Electoral Violence in Sub-Saharan Africa: Causes and Consequences
*JQ1879.A5B87 2015

Cheeseman, Nicholas.  Democracy in Africa: Successes, Failures, and the Struggle for Political Reform
*JQ1879.A15C536 2015

Coping With Crisis in African States
*JQ1875.A55C754 2016

De Waal, Alex. The Real Politics of the Horn of Africa: Money, War and the Business of Power
*DT367.8.D4 2015

Perry, Alex. The Rift: a New Africa Breaks Free
*DT30.5.P385 2015

Straus, Scott. Making and Unmaking Nations: War, Leadership, and Genocide in Modern Africa
*DT352.8.S76 2015


In our print Reference Collection:

Political Handbook of Africa
JQ1875.P65 2007

Political Handbook of the World



Africa Power & Politics
A collaboration between research centers in the U.S., Africa and Europe funded by the UK Department for International Development. The project publishes discussion and working papers that are available for download.

African Journal of Political Science and International Relations
This open source peer-reviewed journal is published monthly.

African Leadership Transitions Tracker
A web project of the Brookings Institution that tracks leadership changes on the continent.

Governance Matters IV: World Governance Indicators, 1996-2004
A World Bank project. The website provides a searchable database of indicators plus country data reports.

The Ibrahim Index
The Index measures governance quality in African nations. The Mo Ibrahim Foundation partners with London's School of Oriental and African Studies to discuss governance challenges.

International Parliamentary Union
The IPU provides information on parliamentary government. The PARLINE database gives an overview of parliaments in over 180 countries. The Women in Parliaments Database is a searchable database of publications. The IPU also publishes reports and surveys.

Transparency International
Transparency International's Global Corruption Index is an annual measurement of political corruption.