The Resource Politics and Post-Colonial Theory : African Inflections, (electronic resource)

Politics and Post-Colonial Theory : African Inflections, (electronic resource)

Label
Politics and Post-Colonial Theory : African Inflections
Title
Politics and Post-Colonial Theory
Title remainder
African Inflections
Title variation
Politics & Post-Colonial Theory
Creator
Language
eng
Summary
This groundbreaking book makes sense of the complexities and dynamics of post-colonial politics, illustrating how post-colonial theory has marginalised a huge part of its constituency, namely Africa.Politics and Post-Colonial Theory traces how African identity has been constituted and reconstituted by examining issues such as:* negritude* the rise of nationalism* decolonisation.The book also questions how helpful post-colonial analysis can be in understanding the complexities which define institutions including:* the nation-state* civil society* human r
Cataloging source
XFH
Dewey number
320.96
Index
no index present
Language note
English
LC call number
JQ1879.A15 A384 2001eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Label
Politics and Post-Colonial Theory : African Inflections, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Abbreviated title
POLITICS AND POST-COLONIAL THEORY
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Cover; Politics and Post-colonial Theory: African inflections; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Post-colonialism, post-structuralism and postmodernism; Post-colonialism and Africa; Post-colonialism beyond literary studies; Scope and organisation; 1 'Negritude and nativism': In search of identity; Senghor's negritude; Césaire's negritude; Critiques of negritude; Conclusion; 2 Decolonisation and national liberation; Frantz Fanon: the oppressed consciousness of the colonised; Edward Said and resistance; Fanon and Said: a strategy towards liberation; Conclusion
  • 3 Modernity and the problem of the nation-stateThe crisis of the African state; African studies and the conceptualisation of the African state; Post-colonialism, modernity and the African state; Conclusion; 4 Striving for democratisation: The complexities of civil society and human rights; The rise of authoritarian rule; African perspectives on 'good governance'; The centrality of civil society; Human rights in Africa; The African Charter of Rights; Conclusion; 5 Citizenship, subjectivity and the crisis of modernity; Citizen and subject: the argument; Problems with the Mamdani thesis
  • The complexities of citizenship and subjectivityCitizenship and subjectivity: post-colonial reflections; Conclusion; 6 Globalisation and post-colonialism: Towards the reconstitution of identity; Culture and globalisation; Post-colonialism and globalisation; Globalisation and inflections; Conclusion; 7 Afterword; Notes; Works cited; Index
Control code
ocn994393532
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (176 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780415247504
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b22102668
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)994393532
  • pebcs020318789X

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