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Department of Politics and International Studies

Dr Tom Young

BSc, MA, MA (Phil), PhD (London)

Overview

Tom Young
Department of Politics and International Studies

Senior Lecturer in Politics with reference to Africa

Centre of African Studies

Member

Centre for the International Politics of Conflict, Rights and Justice

Member

Name:
Dr Tom Young
Email address:
Telephone:
020 7898 4732
Address:
SOAS, University of London
Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG
Building:
Russell Square: College Buildings
Office No:
215
Office Hours:
11-1 Wednesdays

Teaching

Programmes Convened
Courses Taught
PhD Students supervised
  • Bala Mohammed Liman, Conflict and Identity in Nigeria: The Emergence of a Culture of Conflict In Northern Nigeria
  • Barkindo Atta, Impunity and Political Violence: Boko Haram in Nigeria Since 1999
  • Emma Birikorang, Emerging regional security threats in West Africa; implications for regional security
  • Felix Marco Conteh, Governance Reforms in Sierra Leone: An Analysis of the Conception, Design and implementation of the Decentralization programme and its Impacts – A Political Economy Approach
  • Hagar Taha, The Local Element of Peace: Role of Indigenous Civil Societies in Intervention and Conflict Resolution – Cases of Darfur (Sudan) and Somaliland (Northern Somalia)
  • Marwa Salem Mamdou, The Feeble Giant: Analysing Egypt’s Foreign policy towards some African issues

Research

International and domestic politics of Southern Africa 
Political theory and ideology 
The State and Politics in Africa (BA)

Expertise

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Available for
Regional Expertise
  • Africa
Country Expertise
  • South Africa
Languages

Publications

Authored Books

Young, Tom (2010) Africa: A Beginner's Guide. Oxford & New York: Oneworld.

Young, Thomas and Hall, M (1997) Confronting Leviathan: Mozambique since Independence. C. Hurst and Co..

Edited Books

Young, T, ed. (2003) Readings in African Politics. James Currey (UK).

Book Chapters

Young, Tom and Williams, David (2007) 'The World Bank and the Liberal Project.' In: The World Bank Development Poverty Hegemony. Scottsville, South Africa: University of KwaZulu-Natal Press.

Young, Thomas (2002) 'A Project to be realised': Global Liberalism and a New World Order.' In: Hovden, E and Keene, E, (eds.), The Globalisation of Liberalism. Palgrave (UK), pp. 173-190.

Young, Thomas (1998) 'Rights as Discourse and Practice in Contemporary Politics and International Relations.' In: Fritz/M, J, (ed.), Value Pluralism Normative Theory and International Relations. Macmillan, pp. 24-40.

Young, Thomas (1997) 'A Victim of Modernity? Explaining the War in Mozambique.' In: P, eds, (ed.), The Counter-Insurgent State Guerrilla Warfare and State Building in the Twentieth Century. Macmillan, pp. 120-152.

Articles

Young, Thomas (2002) 'Democracy in Africa?' Africa, vol. 7 . pp. 482-495.

Young, Thomas (2002) 'You Europeans, You Are Just Like Fish!: Some Sceptical Reflections on Modernity and Democratisation in Africa.' Cadernos dos Estudos Africanos, vol. 3 . pp. 111-125.

Young, Thomas (1999) 'The State and Politics in Africa.' Journal of Southern African Studies, 25 . pp. 149-154.

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