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The Resource Civic Agency in Africa : Arts of Resistance in the 21st Century, edited by Ebenezer Obadare & Wendy Willems ; foreword by Patrick Chabal

Civic Agency in Africa : Arts of Resistance in the 21st Century, edited by Ebenezer Obadare & Wendy Willems ; foreword by Patrick Chabal

Label
Civic Agency in Africa : Arts of Resistance in the 21st Century
Title
Civic Agency in Africa
Title remainder
Arts of Resistance in the 21st Century
Statement of responsibility
edited by Ebenezer Obadare & Wendy Willems ; foreword by Patrick Chabal
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Examines the variety of mostly unorganized and informal ways in which Africans exercise agency and resist state power in the 21st century, through citizen action and popular culture, and how the relationship between ruler and ruled is being reframed
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Obadare, Ebenezer
  • Willems, Wendy
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Political participation
  • Race discrimination
  • Social classes
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • Political participation
  • Race discrimination
  • Social classes
  • Africa
Label
Civic Agency in Africa : Arts of Resistance in the 21st Century, edited by Ebenezer Obadare & Wendy Willems ; foreword by Patrick Chabal
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Frontcover; Contents; Notes on Contributors; Foreword by Patrick Chabal; Acknowledgements; 1 Introduction: African Resistance in an Age of Fractured Sovereignty; Part I: PostcolonIal State Formation & Parallel Infrastructures; 2 Global Technologies of Domination: From Colonial Encounters to the Arab Spring; 3 Citizenship from Below: The Politics of Citizen Action & Resistance in South Africa & Angola; Part II: Embodied Modes of Resistance & the PostcolonIal State; 4 The Politics of Confinement & Mobility: Informality, Relocations & Urban Re-making from Above & Below in Nairobi
  • 5 Overcoming Socio-Economic Marginalisation: Young West African Hustlers & the Reinvention of Global Capitalism6 Accepting Authoritarianism? Everyday Resistance as Political Consciousness in Post-Genocide Rwanda; Part III: Popular Culture as Discursive Forms of Resistance; 7 Participatory Politics in South Africa: Social Commentary from Above & Resistance from Below; 8 Laughing at the Rainbow's Cracks? Blackness, Whiteness & the Ambivalences of South African Stand-Up Comedy; 9 'Beasts of No Nation': Resistance & Civic Activism in Fela Anikulapo-Kuti's Music
  • Part IV: Publics as Everyday Sites of Resistance10 The Power of Resonance: Music, Local Radio Stations & the Sounds of Cultural Belonging in Mali; 11 Narrating the Contested Public Sphere: Zapiro, Zuma & Freedom of Expression in South Africa; Index; Backcover
Control code
ocn870244287
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xx, 236 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781782042334
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)870244287
Label
Civic Agency in Africa : Arts of Resistance in the 21st Century, edited by Ebenezer Obadare & Wendy Willems ; foreword by Patrick Chabal
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Frontcover; Contents; Notes on Contributors; Foreword by Patrick Chabal; Acknowledgements; 1 Introduction: African Resistance in an Age of Fractured Sovereignty; Part I: PostcolonIal State Formation & Parallel Infrastructures; 2 Global Technologies of Domination: From Colonial Encounters to the Arab Spring; 3 Citizenship from Below: The Politics of Citizen Action & Resistance in South Africa & Angola; Part II: Embodied Modes of Resistance & the PostcolonIal State; 4 The Politics of Confinement & Mobility: Informality, Relocations & Urban Re-making from Above & Below in Nairobi
  • 5 Overcoming Socio-Economic Marginalisation: Young West African Hustlers & the Reinvention of Global Capitalism6 Accepting Authoritarianism? Everyday Resistance as Political Consciousness in Post-Genocide Rwanda; Part III: Popular Culture as Discursive Forms of Resistance; 7 Participatory Politics in South Africa: Social Commentary from Above & Resistance from Below; 8 Laughing at the Rainbow's Cracks? Blackness, Whiteness & the Ambivalences of South African Stand-Up Comedy; 9 'Beasts of No Nation': Resistance & Civic Activism in Fela Anikulapo-Kuti's Music
  • Part IV: Publics as Everyday Sites of Resistance10 The Power of Resonance: Music, Local Radio Stations & the Sounds of Cultural Belonging in Mali; 11 Narrating the Contested Public Sphere: Zapiro, Zuma & Freedom of Expression in South Africa; Index; Backcover
Control code
ocn870244287
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xx, 236 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781782042334
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)870244287

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