Publications

Books:

Michael Jennings (2008). Surrogates of the State: Non-Governmental Organisations, Development and Ujamaa in Tanzania (Bloomfield: Kumarian). ISBN 978-1-56549-243-1.

Gerard Clarke and Michael Jennings (eds) (2008). Development, Civil Society and Faith-Based Organisations: Bridging the Sacred and the Secular. (London: Palgrave Macmillan). ISBN 978-0-230-02001-6.

Ondine Barrow and Michael Jennings (eds) (2001), The Charitable Impulse: NGOs in North East and East Africa. (Oxford: James Currey). ISBN 1-56549-137-8

Articles in peer-reviewed journals:

Michael Jennings (2013), ‘Common Counsel, Common Policy: Healthcare, Missions and the Rise of the ‘Voluntary Sector’ in Colonial Tanzania’, Development and Change 44 (4), pp.939-963.

Michael Jennings and Claire Mercer (2011), ‘Rehabilitating Nationalisms: Conviviality and National Consciousness in Post-Colonial Tanzania’, Politique Africaine, 121 (2011), pp.87-106

Michael Jennings (2009). ‘Building Better People: Modernity and Utopia in Late Colonial Tanganyika’, Journal of East African Studies 3: 1, pp.94-111.

Michael Jennings (2008). ‘Healing of Bodies, Salvation of Souls’: Missionary Medicine in Colonial Tanganyika, 1870s-1939’, Journal of Religion in Africa 38, 1, pp.27-56.

Michael Jennings, (2007). ‘A Very Real War: Popular Participation in Tanzania during the 1950s and 1960s’, in themed special issue on continuities in governance in late colonial and early post-colonial East Africa, joint editor with Andrew Burton, International Journal of African Historical Studies 40, 1, pp.71-95

Andrew Burton and Michael Jennings (2007). The Emperor’s New Clothes? Continuities in governance in late colonial and early post-colonial East Africa’, jointly authored with Andrew Burton, in themed special issue on continuities in governance in late colonial and early post-colonial East Africa, joint editor with Andrew Burton, International Journal of African Historical Studies 40, 1, pp. 1-25. See above

Michael Jennings (2005). ‘Chinese Medicine and Medical Pluralism in Dar es Salaam: Globalisation or Glocalisation?’ International Relations 19, 4, pp.457-474

Michael Jennings (2003). ‘We Must Run While Others Walk: Popular Participation And Development Crisis In Tanzania, 1961-9’, Journal of Modern African Studies, 41, pp.163-187

Michael Jennings (2002). ‘Almost an Oxfam in Itself’: Oxfam and Development in Tanzania in the 1960s and 70s’, African Affairs 101, pp.509-530

Michael Jennings (2002).‘This Mysterious and Intangible Enemy: Health and Disease Amongst the Early UMCA Missionaries, 1860-1918’, Social History of Medicine, pp.65-87

Chapters in books:

Michael Jennings (2013), ‘NGOs in Africa: A Brief History’, in David Anderson, Nic Cheeseman and Adrea Schleiber (eds), Routledge Handbook of African Politics (Abingdon, Routledge), pp.322-333.

Michael Jennings (2012), ‘‘Do Not Turn Away a Poor Man: Faith-Based Organisations and Development’, in Matthew Clarke (ed), Handbook of Research on Religion and Development (Cheltenham, Edward Elgar), pp.359-375.

Michael Jennings (2012), ‘FBOs in Tanzania’, in Matthew Clarke (ed), Handbook of Research on Religion and Development (Cheltenham, Edward Elgar), pp.491-504.

Development, Civil Society and Faith-Based Organisations: Bridging the Sacred and the Secular, joint editor  with Gerard Clarke, jointly written introduction & conclusion, and sole author of one chapter, ‘Faith and Development in Tanzania in the Early Post-colonial Period’ (Palgrave Macmillan, 2007)

Michael Jennings (2008). ‘Faith and Development in Tanzania in the Early Post-colonial Period’, In Gerard Clarke and Michael Jennings (eds), Development, Civil Society and Faith-Based Organisations: Bridging the Sacred and the Secular (Palgrave Macmillan), pp.94-116.

Michael Jennings and Gerard Clarke (2008). ‘Conclusion’. In Gerard Clarke and Michael Jennings (eds), Development, Civil Society and Faith-Based Organisations: Bridging the Sacred and the Secular (Palgrave Macmillan), pp.260-274.

Gerard Clarke and Michael Jennings (2008). ‘Introduction’. In Gerard Clarke and Michael Jennings (eds), Development, Civil Society and Faith-Based Organisations: Bridging the Sacred and the Secular (Palgrave Macmillan), pp.1-16.

Michael Jennings (2007). ‘Missions and maternal and child health care in colonial Tanganyika, 1919-1939’, in David Hardiman (ed), Medical Missionaries in India and Africa (Clio Medica Press), pp.227-250.

Michael Jennings (2007). ‘HIV and AIDS’, in Oxford Analytica, Sub-Saharan Africa: Key Issues to 2012 (Oxford: Oxford Analytica, 2007), pp.60-66.

Michael Jennings, ‘Tanzania, 2001-2002’ (2006). In Africa Contemporary Record (New York: Holmes & Meier)

Michael Jennings (2006). ‘Using Archives’. In Vandana Desai & Robert Potter (eds), Doing Development Research (Sage Publications), pp.241-250.

Michael Jennings (2005). ‘A Short History of Failure? Development Processes over the Course of the Twentieth Century’. In Ahmed Shafiqul Huque & Habib Zafarullah (eds), Handbook of International Development (Marcel Dekker, December), p.599-610.

Michael Jennings (2005). ‘Getting the Research Questions Right and Getting the Right Data’. In Jeremy Holland & John Campbell (eds), Combining Quantitative and Qualitative Methods in Development Research (ITDG Publications), pp.27-36.

Michael Jennings (2005). ‘A Century of Development: Policy and Process in Sub-Saharan Africa’, Africa South of the Sahara (London; Europa, 2005), p.30-35. (Revised and updated for the 2006-2011 editions)

Michael Jennings (2001), ‘Development is Very Political in Tanzania: Oxfam and the Chunya Integrated Development Programme, 1972-6’. In Ondine Barrow and Michael Jennings (eds) The Charitable Impulse: NGOs in North East and East Africa (Oxford: James Currey), pp.109-32

Michael Jennings and Ondine Barrow, ‘Introduction’ (2001). In Ondine Barrow and Michael Jennings (eds) The Charitable Impulse: NGOs in North East and East Africa (Oxford: James Currey), pp.1-30

Other publications:

Michael Jennings (2010):- ‘Kenya: Recent History’; ‘Tanzania: Recent History’; ‘Uganda: Recent History’; revised and updated, Africa South of the Sahara 2011 (Europa, forthcoming). I have revised these updates since 2004)

Published political briefing papers on a wide range of topics related to African politics, development and health issues, a small example:

  • CCM in Tanzania internal politics
  • Policy differences over AIDS policy
  • Southern Africa: floods raise food security fears
  • Small arms and violence
  • Controversy over use of DDT in malaria control
  • The continued threat of ‘neglected’ diseases
  • Analysis of the political parties and government in Kenya

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