This series publishes monographs on African social issues. The studies from various social scientific perspectives, are original works, and essential for scholars of African Studies. Africa is getting an increasing amount of interest from the academic world: the continent is developing at a rapid pace. To understand the changes and to learn more about the social history of Africa, the new series will shed light on the problems and possibilities of the continent from Senegal to Somalia and from Niger to South Africa. Titles will be published with local publishers as much as possible.