Publications


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Books and Monographs

Bodomo A., Abubakari H. & Issah, S. 2020. Handbook of the Mabia Languages of West Africa. Galda Verlag, Berlin, Germany. 400 pages, ISBN 978-3-96203-117-6 (Print) ISBN 978-3-96203-118-3 (E-Book)

This publication is the first handbook of the Mabia languages of West Africa. This group of languages, numbering about 80, are spoken as first languages by more than 30 million people who live mostly in the Savanna grasslands of West Africa – in present-day northern Ghana, northern Cote d’Ivoire, northern Togo, northern Benin, northwest Nigeria, Burkina Faso and Mali. Read More

Essegbey, J. (ed.), Kallulli, D. (ed.) & Bodomo, A. (ed.) 2019. The Grammar of Verbs and their Arguments. A Cross-linguistic Perspective. Rüdiger Köppe Verlag (Grammatical Analyses of African Languages; vol. 59).

The papers in this volume are part of papers presented at the International Workshop on Verbs and Their Arguments at the University of Vienna in November 2015. The workshop was organized in honor of Prof. Lars Hellan who has either trained the contributors in the analysis of verbs and their arguments, or worked with them on a project in that field. Read More

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Articles

Bodomo, A., Dewei Che & Hongjie Dong. 2020. Calculator communication in the markets of Guangzhou and beyond, Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development
DOI: 10.1080/01434632.2020.1786575

Bodomo, A. 2020. Historical and contemporary perspectives on inequalities and well-being of Africans in China, Asian Ethnicity
DOI: 10.1080/14631369.2020.1761246

Bodomo, A.B., Liem, A. L Lin, and BJ Hall. 2020. How African migrants in China cope with barriers to health care. Lancet Public Health Vol 5. Issue 4, PE 192

Despite public health being a top priority of the China-Africa cooperation,1 approximately half a million African migrants in China continue to have restricted access to local health services because of a combination of considerable social and structural barriers to health care. Read More

Bodomo, A. 2019. Africa-China-Europe relations. Conditions and conditionalities. In: Journal of International Studies 12(4), p. 115-129.

This paper uses two concepts, conditions and conditionalities, to explain the differing approaches between China and the European Union (EU) in regards to how these two entities engaged African countries socio-politically, socio-economically, and socio-culturally between 2000 and 2018. Read More

Bodomo, A. & Che, D. 2019. The Globalization of Foreign Investment in Africa. In Comes the Dragon. In: Reconfiguring Trans-Regionalism in the Global South – African Asian Encounters. Rupert, U. & Anthony, R. (eds.). Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan, p. 61-77 (International Political Economy Series).

This volume examines the Africa-Asia relationship from a transregional perspective, namely as a set of emergent social, political and economic practices spanning a number of analytical and spatial scales. Read More

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