Journal of Eastern African Studies

(The median citation count of Journal of Eastern African Studies is 5. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2019-06-01 to 2023-06-01.)
Kenya’s 2017 elections: winner-takes-all politics as usual?23
(Re)making politics in a new urban Ethiopia: an empirical reading of the right to the city in Addis Ababa’s condominiums21
Women’s political inclusion in Kenya’s devolved political system19
Rethinking publics in Africa in a digital age18
Sitting at the table: securing benefits for pastoral women from land tenure reform in Ethiopia18
WhatsApp as ‘digital publics’: the Nakuru Analysts and the evolution of participation in county governance in Kenya17
#Whatwouldmagufulido? Kenya’s digital “practices” and “individuation” as a (non)political act16
From protection to repression: the politics of street vending in Kampala15
‘Tapanduka Zvamuchese’: Facebook, ‘unruly publics’, and Zimbabwean politics15
Mobile phones in the transformation of the informal economy: stories from market women in Kampala, Uganda14
“We all voted for it”: experiences of participation in community-based ecotourism from the foothills of Mt Kilimanjaro14
Judicialisation of politics and Kenya’s 2017 elections13
Intensified local grievances, enduring national control: the politics of land in the 2017 Kenyan elections12
Violence, security and the policing of Kenya’s 2017 elections12
Understanding Rwandan politics through thelongue durée: from the precolonial to the post-genocide era11
Thebricolageof REDD+ in Zanzibar: from global environmental policy framework to community forest management11
Bringing The Daily Mail to Africa: entertainment websites and the creation of a digital youth public in post-genocide Rwanda10
The cultural construction of state borders: the view from Gambella10
From “All for some” to “Some for all”? A historical geography of pro-poor water provision in Kampala10
A currency muddle: resistance, materialities and the local use of money during the East African rupee crisis (1919–1923)10
Ethiopian foreign policy and the Ogaden War: the shift from “containment” to “destabilization,” 1977–199110
Treacherous coattails: gubernatorial endorsements and the presidential race in Kenya’s 2017 election9
South Asian entrepreneurs in the automotive age: negotiating a place of belonging in colonial and post-colonial Tanzania9
When water is from God: formation of property rights governing communal irrigation furrows in Meru, Tanzania, c. 1890–20119
Donors dealing with ‘aid effectiveness’ inconsistencies: national staff in foreign aid agencies in Tanzania9
Discourses of violence in the transition from colonialism to independence in southern Sudan, 1955–19608
Knowledge and legitimacy: the fragility of digital mobilisation in Sudan8
News media and political contestation in the Somali territories: defining the parameters of a transnational digital public8
Support or subvert? Assessing devolution’s effect on central power during Kenya’s 2017 presidential rerun8
From the electoral battleground to the parliamentary arena: understanding intra-elite bargaining in Uganda’s National Resistance Movement8
From rural rebellion to urban uprising? A socio-spatial perspective on Bujumbura's conflict history7
‘Almost everybody does it … ’ gambling as future-making in Western Kenya6
Water, sugar, and growth: the practical effects of a ‘failed’ development intervention in the southwestern lowlands of Ethiopia6
Humanitarian spill-over: the expansion of hybrid humanitarian governance from camps to refugee hosting societies in East Africa5
From monopoly marketing to coffeemagendo: responses to policy recklessness and extraction in Uganda, 1971–795
Ethiopian state support to insurgency in Southern Sudan from 1962 to 1983: local, regional and global connections5