- Affiliation: University of Nottingham, China
Gernot Klantschnig is assistant professor in international studies at the University of Nottingham, Ningbo, China. He completed his DPhil in politics at St Antony’s College, Oxford in 2008. His doctoral research, which is to be published as Drugs, Crime and the State in Africa: The Nigerian Connection, examined Nigeria’s role in the international trade and control of illegal drugs. His recent research and publications have also focused on the international politics of crime control, West African law enforcement, as well as China’s growing economic and political engagement with Africa.
Books by Gernot Klantschnig
Nigerian drug lords in UK prisons, khat-chewing Somali pirates hijacking Western ships, crystal meth-smoking gangs controlling South Africa’s streets, and narco-traffickers corrupting the state in Guinea-Bissau: these are some of the vivid images surrounding drugs in Africa which have alarmed policymakers, academics and the general public in recent years. In this revealing and original book, the authors weave these aspects into a provocative argument about Africa’s role in the… (more information)