SOAS University of London

Department of Politics and International Studies

Tom Young

BSc, MA, MA (Phil), PhD (London)
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International and domestic politics of Southern Africa 
Political theory and ideology 
The State and Politics in Africa (BA)


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Regional Expertise
  • Africa
Country Expertise
  • South Africa


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 or Journal Volumes

Young, Tom, ed. (2016) Readings in the International Relations of Africa. Bloomington: Indiana University Press. (Readings in African Studies)

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.

Journal 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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