Renowned local and international academics and critics, most of whom are women, came up with a groundbreaking reader on Yvonne Vera’s fictional works entitled, Sign and Taboo: Perspectives on the Poetic Fiction of Yvonne Vera
Based on data collection and first-hand experience in Man, Côte d’Ivoire, Youngest Recruits is a remarkably refreshing contribution to existing studies of armed conflict in this region of sub-Saharan Africa. The author, Magali Chelpi-den Hamer, deftly surveys the literature on youths involved in conflict, as well as many of the debates taking place among international organizations.
Against this background, the book focuses on public sector reforms in Malawi. Indeed, it is a compilation of well researched chapters across one hundred and ten pages, on various cases, which reflect the title of the book. In all, there are five chapters.