Tim Kelsall is an associate of the Africa, Power and Politics Programme (www.institutions-africa.org) and is a resource person for the Partnership for African Social and Governance Research (www.pasgr.org). He holds a PhD from the University of London (SOAS), has taught politics at the Universities of Oxford and Newcastle, and is a former editor of the journal African Affairs. He is the author of Contentious Politics, Local Governance, and the Self: A Tanzanian case study (2005), and Culture under Cross-Examination: International Justice and the Special Court for Sierra Leone (2009) as well as articles published in journals including Africa, Commonwealth and Comparative Politics, Human Rights Quarterly, the Review of International Studies and Development Policy Review. He lives in Phnom Penh.
Books by Tim Kelsall
Challenging the Orthodoxies on Growth and Transformation
In recent years Africa appears to have turned a corner economically. It is posting increased growth rates and is no longer the world’s slowest growing region. Commentators are beginning to ask whether emerging from Africa is a new generation of ‘lion’ economies to challenge the East Asian ‘tigers’? This book goes behind the headlines to examine the conditions necessary not just for growth in Africa but for a wider business and economic transformation. Contrary… (more information)