Briefings & Debates - ROAPE
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Briefings & Debates

Briefings & Debates/ROAPE Archive

On this page we provide access to our archives and debates. On www.roape.org we have hundreds of articles published by ROAPE since 1974 but that are more than seven years old (please click here). In addition, a further archive of material, mainly the Briefings and Debates which appear in the print journal, are available to roape.net readers by logging-in /registering on this page. Please log-in and register here. Finally, in the drop-down list on this tab we also publish a series of debates specific to roape.net. 

ROAPE provides radical analysis of trends, issues and social processes in Africa, adopting a broadly materialist interpretation of change. We pay particular attention to the political economy of inequality, exploitation and oppression, and to struggles against them, whether driven by global forces or local ones. ROAPE – and roape.net – sustain a critical analysis of the nature of power and the state in Africa in the context of capitalist globalisation.

Roape.net is run by the ROAPE international collective. For roape.net readers our publisher, Taylor and Francis, have provided free access to our current Briefings & Debates. Briefings are generally short, topical and informative pieces, including documents, with a ‘stop press’ policy for urgent items, while Debates take a position on a controversial topic, either engaging with a previous piece or inviting response. In addition we have an archive which consists of downloadable files of hundreds of articles published by ROAPE since 1974 but that are more than seven years old. Our academic journal is published quarterly by Taylor and Francis. All new NEW ARTICLES are available are available on the Taylor and Francis website. We encourage users of roape.net to access Briefings & Debates and our archive, by clicking ‘register’ or by logging in on this page.