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Books, Chapters and Articles

Akinola, O. (2017). “The Political Economy of Chinese and Indian Trade, Aid, and Investments in Nigeria: A Comparative Analysis.” Journal of Asian and African Studies, 52(6), 824-837.

Akinola, O. (2018). “Reinventing African Development Planning in the 21st Century”, in Adebayo Olukoshi (Ed.), Envisioning Development Prospects in Africa. Dakar: Amalion Publishing.

Ame, R. K. (2018). “The Origins of the Contemporary Juvenile Justice System in Ghana.” Journal of Family History, 43(4), 394-408.

Bruce-Lockhart, K. (2017). “Reconsidering Women’s Roles in the Mau Mau Rebellion in Kenya, 1952-1960.” In Decolonization and Conflict: Colonial Comparisons and Legacies. Edited by Martin Thomas and Gareth Curless, 227-256. London: Bloomsbury, 2017.

Bruce-Lockhart, K. (2018). “The Archival Afterlives of Prison Officers in Idi Amin’s Uganda: Writing Social Histories of the Postcolonial State.” History in Africa 45, 245-274.

Bruce-Lockhart, K. and Earle, J. L. (2018). “Uganda Studies and Researching Institutional Life in Modern Africa.” History in Africa 45, 175-191.

Elkchirid, E. (2018), “Cultural Transmission in Childrearing Among Moroccan Muslims in Quebec: Practical Guidelines for Social Workers,” African Journal for the Psychological Study of Social Issues (AJPSSI), 21(3).

Emiljanowicz, P. (2018). “Recovering Democracy in South Africa, by Raymond Suttner,” Democratization (May 2018) DOI:

Izarali, M. R., Masakure, O., and Shizha E. (Eds.) (2017). Security, Education and Development in Contemporary Africa. New York: Routledge.

Elkchirid, E. (2018), “Cultural Transmission in Childrearing Among Moroccan Muslims in Quebec: Practical Guidelines for Social Workers,” African Journal for the Psychological Study of Social Issues (AJPSSI), 21(3).

Emiljanowicz, P. (2018). “Recovering Democracy in South Africa, by Raymond Suttner,” Democratization (May 2018) DOI:

Kangmennaang, J., Onyango, E. O., Luginaah, I., and Elliott, S. J. (2018). “The Next Sub Saharan African Epidemic? A Case Study of the Determinants of Cervical Cancer Knowledge and Screening in Kenya.” Social Science & Medicine, 197, 203-212.

Kujinga, P., Galetti, V., Onyango, E. O., Jakab, V., Buerkli, S., Andang’o, P., Brouwer, I.D., Zimmerman, M.B. and Moretti, D. (2018). “Effectiveness of Zinc-Fortified Water on Zinc Intake, Status and Morbidity in Kenyan Pre-school Children: A Randomized Controlled Trial.” Public Health Nutrition, 1-11. doi:10.1017/S1368980018001441

Mfoafo-M'Carthy, M. and Elkchirid, A. (2018) “The Challenges of Mental Health Stigma: A Community Perspective.” Community Mental Health Journal.

Oriola, T. and Akinola, O. (2018), “Ideational Dimensions of the Boko Haram Phenomenon.” Studies in Conflict and Terrorism, 41(8), 595-618.

Shizha, Edward, Rosemary Kimani-Dupuis, and Priscilla Broni (Eds) (2018). Living Beyond the Borders: Essays on Global Immigrants and Refugees. Bern: Peter Lang.

Spears, I. (2018). Believers, Skeptics and the Failure of Conflict Resolution. (Palgrave-Macmillan, 2019).

Wilson-Forsberg, S. (2018) “Just Trying to Fit in: The Importance of Friendship for Immigrant Youth”, in Wilson-Forsberg, S. and Robinson, A. M. (Eds.) Immigrant Youth in Canada: Theoretical Approaches, Practical Issues, and Professional Perspectives. Toronto: Oxford University Press, pp. 121-137. (Chapter presents case study of our 2015-2017 research)

Akinola, O. (2019). “Who is a Child? The Convention on the Right of the Child (CRC), Child Marriage, and the Politics of Human Rights in Nigeria,” in Gabriel Blouin-Genest, Sylvie Paguerot, and Marie-Christine Doran (Eds.), Human Rights as Battlefield: Emergence, Translation, and Contestation. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

Ame, R. K. (2019). “Towards a Relevant and Sustainable Juvenile Justice System in Ghana,” Journal of Global Ethics, 15(3), 250-269. Special Issue on Global Justice and Childhood. DOI: 10.1080/17449626.2019.1690550

Brown, A. (2019). “Planning for Less Planning: Supporting Informal Food Systems in Nairobi.” In Carlos Nunes Silva (Ed.) Routledge Handbook of Urban Planning in Africa. London/New York: Routledge.

Brown, A. (2019). “Women’s Rights, Food Entitlements, and Governance in Urban Uganda”. In M. Raymond Izarali, Oliver Masakure and Bonny Ibhawoh (Eds.) Expanding Perspectives on Human Rights in Africa. Routledge UK

Elkchirid, A. (2019) “Managing Cultural Values, Religious Obligations, and Child Rearing Needs in Moroccan Families in Québec.” Social Service Review.

Elkchirid, A. (2019). “Teaching Social Work Students to deal with Client’s Religious Translocation.” In George Sefa Dei, Rose Torres, and Dionisio Nyaga, eds., Transversing & Translocating Spirituality: An Epistemological, Theoretical and Pedagogical Conversation. Palgrave Macmillan. Forthcoming.

Elkchirid, A. and Mfoafo-M'Carthy, M. (2019) “Moroccan Migrant Women Breaking Stereotypes in Spain: An Empirical Study.” The European Journal of Social Work.

Emiljanowicz, P. (2019). “Tensions, Ambiguities, and Connectivity in Kwame Nkrumah: Rethinking the ‘National’ in Postcolonial National Development,” Interventions (March 2019). DOI:

Grischow, J. D., Mfoafo-M’Carthy, M. and Vermeyden, A. E. (2019). “Physical Disability, Rights and Stigma in Ghana: A Review of Literature. Disability.” CBR and Inclusive Development, 29(4), 5-24.

Izarali, M. R., Masakure, O. and Ibhawoh, B. (Eds). (2019). Expanding Perspectives on Human Rights in Africa. Abingdon, Oxon, New York, NY: Routledge.

Chapters by Tshepo Fellows:
Introduction: M. Raymond Izarali, Oliver Masakure, and Bonny Ibhawoh “Conceptualizing Human Rights Issues in Africa”
Chapter 2: Thomas Rose “Human Rights in Africa: The African Criminal Court”
Chapter 3: Oliver Masakure “Structural Inequalities, Exclusion and Minorities in Africa”
Chapter 4: Olabanji Akinola “Old-Age Poverty, Human Rights, and Social Protection for the Elderly in Nigeria”
Chapter 5: Lamine Diallo and Ousmane Aly Diallo “Youth Movements: Emerging Actors of the Struggles for Civil and Political Rights in Sub-Saharan Africa”
Chapter 7: Jeff Grishchow “The United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities: Historical Antecedents and Implications for Disability Rights and Socioeconomic Development in Africa”
Chapter 9: Sylvester Amara Lamin “Disability Rights are Human Rights: A Situational Analysis of Persons with Disabilities in Sierra Leone”
Chapter 10: Consoler Teboh “Mental Health Inequities in Africa: A Human Rights Perspective”
Chapter 12: Andrea Brown Women’s Rights, Food Entitlements, and Governance in Urban Uganda
Chapter 14:M. Raymond IzaraliTowards an Inclusive Approach to Human Rights Enjoyment and Protection in Africa in an Age of Globalization

Mfoafo-M’Carthy, M. and Akesson, B. (2019). “Family is Everyone who Comes through the Doors of our Home”: West African Concepts of Family Bridging the North-South Divide in the Diaspora. In A.T-D. Imoh, M. Bourdillon, & S. Meichsner (Eds.), Global Childhoods Beyond the North-South Divide (pp. 99-120). Palgrave Studies on Children and Development Series. Palgrave Macmillan.

Wilson-Forsberg, S., Masakure, O., Shizha, E., Lafrenière, G. and Mfoafo-M’Carthy, M (2019). “Great Expectations: Perspectives of Young West African Immigrant Men Transitioning to the Labour Market without Postsecondary Education in Southern Ontario.” Journal of International Migration and Integration, DOI: Now in print 2020 Vol. 21, 1309–1328 (2020). Revise and Resubmit McGill Journal of Education.

Ame, R. K., Ayete-Nyampong, L. and Ami Gakpleazi, D. (2020). “There’s no Functioning Child Panel in this Region’: An Assessment of Child Panels in Ghana’s Juvenile Justice System.” Contemporary Justice Review, 23(4), 373-400.

Elkchirid, A. (2019) Re-rooting the Uprooted: Raising a Muslim in Canada. University Press of the South. Forthcoming.

Gyan, C., Abbey, E. & Baffoe, M. (2020). “Proverbs and Patriarchy: Analysis of Linguistic Prejudice and Representation of Women in Traditional Akan Communities of Ghana.” Journal of Social Sciences, 9(3), 22.

Mfoafo-M’Carthy, M. (2020). “Mama! I Hear your Silence: Grief and COVID-19 on the Global North and South Disparity.” Qualitative Social Work, 20(1-2),

Mfoafo-M’Carthy, M., and Grischow, J.D. (2020). “‘Being Heard’: The Socio-Economic Impact of Psychiatric Care on People Diagnosed with Mental Illness and their Caregivers in Ghana.” International Social Work DOI: 10.1177/0020872820962177

Mfoafo-M’Carthy, M., Grischow, J. D. and Stocco, N. (2020) “Cloak of Invisibility: A Literature Review of Physical Disability in Ghana,” Sage Open, January-March, 1-8.

Onyango, E. O., and Elliott, S. J. (2020). “Bleeding Bodies, Untrustworthy Bodies: A Social Constructionist Approach to Health and Wellbeing of Young People in Kenya.” International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 17(20), 7555.

Onyango E. O. and Kangmennaang, J. (2020). “Wellbeing in Place.” In: Kobayashi, A. (Ed.), International Encyclopedia of Human Geography, 2nd edition. vol. 14, Elsevier, pp. 265–272. ISBN: 9780081022955

Shizha, E., Abdi, A. A., Wilson-Forsberg, S. and Masakure O. (2020). “African Immigrant Students and Postsecondary Education in Canada: High School Teachers and School Career Counsellors as Gatekeepers.” Canadian Ethnic Studies Special Issue Beyond Blackness: Sub-Saharan Immigrant Knowledge and Agency in Canada 52(3), 67-86.

Shizha, E., Wilson-Forsberg, S. and Masakure, O. (2020). “Stereotyping High School Immigrant African Male Students in Pursuit of Postsecondary Education”, in A.A. Abdi (Ed.), Critical Theorizations of Education. Leiden, Netherlands: Brill, 2020, pp. 143-156.

Teboh, C. and Lamin, S.A. (2020). “Acceptance and Inclusivity: An Islamic Artforms Perspectives.” Journal of Mental Health and Social Behavior (2), 109-119.

Abbey, E. and Gyan, C. (Under Review). “Dehumanizing but Thriving: The Negative Traditional Practices and the Well-Being of Women in Siniensi Village of Northern Ghana.” Women's Studies: An Inter-Disciplinary Journal.

Akesson, B. and Mfoafo-M’Carthy, M. (Under Review). A Process Evaluation of an International University Partnership to Strengthen the Child Protection System in Ghana. Revised and Resubmitted to Social Change and Child Protection in Ghana: Concepts, Theories, and Empirical Discourses.

Ame, R. K. and Alidu, S. (Under Review) “Ghana’s National Reconciliation Commission: 15 years later” Book chapter prepared for a volume to be edited by Prof. Bonny Ibhawoh (McMaster University) and based on the Confronting Atrocity Conference held at the University of Ghana in August 2019.

Brown, A. (2021). “From Decentralisation to Co-Production in Kampala: Changing the Game for Uganda’s Urban Poor?” Trialog: Planning and Building in a Global Context.

Brown, A. (Under Review). “Co-productive Urban Planning: Protecting and Expanding Food Security in Uganda’s Secondary Cities”. In Liam Riley and Jonathan Crush (Eds). Transforming Urban Food Systems in Africa: Trading, Producing, and Consuming in Secondary Cities. Palgrave

Emiljanowicz, P. and Ibhawoh, B. (2021) “Democracy in Postcolonial Ghana: Tropes, State Power, and the Defence Committees,” Third World Quarterly [Accepted, in production].

Emiljanowicz, P. (Forthcoming 2021) “From Karl Marx to Kwame Nkrumah: Towards a Decolonial Political Economy,” In Marxism and Decolonization in the 21st Century edited by Sabelo Ndlovu-Gatsheni (Routledge, June 2021).

Gyan, C. (Under Review). “Community Development Participation Scale: A Development and Validation Study.” Community Development: Journal of the Community Development Society.

Gyan, C. and Siddique, A. (Under Review) “Barriers to the Participation of Women in Community Development Process in Rural Ghana: A Regression Analysis.” Community in Practice.

Masakure, O., Wilson-Forsberg, S., Shizha, E., Lafrenière, G. and Mfoafo-M’Carthy, M. (Under Review) “Nudged by Fear of Failure? The High School Experiences of African Immigrant Youth.” For Submission to Journal of Youth Studies.

Mfoafo-M’Carthy, M., Shizha, E., Wilson-Forsberg, S., Masakure O and Lafrenière, G. (Under Review).  “The Role of Parents in Influencing the Decision of Immigrant Male African Youth to Pursue Post-Secondary Education.” Under Review Education and Urban Society.

Onyango E. O. (2021). “Managing Livelihood in Displacement: The Politics of Landownership and Embodied Health and Wellbeing by Senior Women in Kenya.” In Gender Climate Change and Livelihoods. Publisher: CABI

Shizha, E., Wilson-Forsberg, S., Masakure, O., Lafrenière, G. and Mfoafo-M’Carthy, M. (Under Review), “The Quest for Higher Education by Male African Immigrant Youth in Wilson-Forsberg, S., O. Masakure, E. Shizha, G. Lafrenière, and M. Mfoafo-M’Carthy (2018). "Disrupting an Imposed Identity or Performing the Model Minority? The Pursuit of Postsecondary Education by Young African Immigrant Men in Southern Ontario, Canada." Race, Ethnicity and Education, DOI: 10.1080/13613324.2018.1497965. In print 2020 Vol. 23(1), 693-711.

Wilson-Forsberg, S., Masakure, O. and Kimani-Dupuis, R. (Forthcoming 2021)“Weathering the Storm: Engaging Youth and Mothers with Refugee Backgrounds in Online learning During the Covid-19 Pandemic” For submission to Children & Society.

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