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The Resource The social contract in Africa, [edited by Sanya Osha]

The social contract in Africa, [edited by Sanya Osha]

Label
The social contract in Africa
Title
The social contract in Africa
Statement of responsibility
[edited by Sanya Osha]
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This book employs the event of the Arab Spring revolution of 2011 to reflect on the event itself and beyond. Some of the chapters address the colonial encounter and its lingering reverberations on the African sociopolitical landscape. Others address the aftermath of large scale societal violence and trauma that pervade the African context. The contributions indicate the range of challenges confronting African societies in the postmodern era. They also illustrate the sheer resilience and inventiveness of those societies in the face of apparently overwhelming odds. What is the nature of politica
Cataloging source
YDXCP
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Osha, Sanya
  • Africa Institute of South Africa
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Arab Spring (2010- )
  • Africa
  • Social contract
  • Arab Spring, 2010-
  • Civil society
  • Political violence
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • Civil society
  • Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.)
  • Politics and government
  • Political violence
  • Social contract
  • Africa
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies
Label
The social contract in Africa, [edited by Sanya Osha]
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Title page; Copyright page; Contents; Acknowledgments; Contributors; Introduction; CHAPTER ONE -- Transnationalisation, denationalisation and deterritorialisation: contemporary cultures in the context of globalisation; Small world, big space; States, borderlessness and power; Globalised connectivities; Religious traditions and forces; Women and the palavers of culture; Concluding remarks; Endnotes; CHAPTER TWO -- African relational democracy: reframing diversity, economic development and society-centered governance for the twenty-first century; Introduction
  • Procedural and relational democracyRethinking the democratic project in Africa; Some perspectives on Western democracy and its implications for the democracy project of Africa; Looking for reasons to fill the democracy lacuna in Africa: economics, oil and rentier politics; Ethnic fragmentation, diversity and civil society; Reframing African relational democracy; Conclusion; Endnotes; CHAPTER THREE -- European 'Democracy Promotion': dynamic versus passive revolution in the Arab Spring; Defining democracy; Greece as Tunisia?; Democracy and neocolonialism; A rebellion of the poor; Crisis
  • Descent from democracyEndnotes; CHAPTER FOUR -- Arab Spring: implications for South Africa and Swaziland; Introduction; The sociopolitical and economic situations in Swaziland and South Africa; Prospects for Arab Spring-style uprisings in Swaziland and South Africa; Averting the Arab Spring; Conclusion; Endnotes; CHAPTER FIVE -- No longer with the bourgeoisie: fanonian considerations on social movements and forms of organisation; The snare of history; The party's over; The imminent second liberation; The rationality of revolt; The absence of ideology?; Problematic intellectuals
  • The militant and the problem of timeSubverting place; Endnotes; CHAPTER SIX -- What is beyond discourses of alterity? Reflections on the constitution of the present and construction of African subjectivity; Introduction; The constitution of the present; The construction and representation of African subjectivity; Global coloniality and Africa; Conclusion; Endnotes; CHAPTER SEVEN -- Literature as political critique in Nigeria: mobilisation, dialogue and indictment; Introduction; Mobilisation and the spirit of a generation; A tripartite dialogue; Indicting the oppressor; Conclusion; Endnotes
  • CHAPTER EIGHT -- Violent ethno-communual conflictsas a legacy of indirect rule in Africa: understanding the Jesse-Urhobo-Benin-Edo land conflicts of 1998Introduction; Administration of the multi-ethnic Benin City District 1897-1914; Lugardian indirect rule, forestry and 'native foreign' migrants; The creation of Jesse District; Administration of Jesse District and the politics of transfer to Urhobo Division and Warri Division; The transfer of Jesse District to Warri Province; The 1998 Idjerhe-Urhobo and Benin-Edo violent conflict over the land of Iguelaba; Conclusion; Endnotes
  • CHAPTER NINE -- Tragedy, loss, finality
Control code
ocn890168058
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (v, 182 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780798304450
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctvh8dvdd
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)890168058
Label
The social contract in Africa, [edited by Sanya Osha]
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Title page; Copyright page; Contents; Acknowledgments; Contributors; Introduction; CHAPTER ONE -- Transnationalisation, denationalisation and deterritorialisation: contemporary cultures in the context of globalisation; Small world, big space; States, borderlessness and power; Globalised connectivities; Religious traditions and forces; Women and the palavers of culture; Concluding remarks; Endnotes; CHAPTER TWO -- African relational democracy: reframing diversity, economic development and society-centered governance for the twenty-first century; Introduction
  • Procedural and relational democracyRethinking the democratic project in Africa; Some perspectives on Western democracy and its implications for the democracy project of Africa; Looking for reasons to fill the democracy lacuna in Africa: economics, oil and rentier politics; Ethnic fragmentation, diversity and civil society; Reframing African relational democracy; Conclusion; Endnotes; CHAPTER THREE -- European 'Democracy Promotion': dynamic versus passive revolution in the Arab Spring; Defining democracy; Greece as Tunisia?; Democracy and neocolonialism; A rebellion of the poor; Crisis
  • Descent from democracyEndnotes; CHAPTER FOUR -- Arab Spring: implications for South Africa and Swaziland; Introduction; The sociopolitical and economic situations in Swaziland and South Africa; Prospects for Arab Spring-style uprisings in Swaziland and South Africa; Averting the Arab Spring; Conclusion; Endnotes; CHAPTER FIVE -- No longer with the bourgeoisie: fanonian considerations on social movements and forms of organisation; The snare of history; The party's over; The imminent second liberation; The rationality of revolt; The absence of ideology?; Problematic intellectuals
  • The militant and the problem of timeSubverting place; Endnotes; CHAPTER SIX -- What is beyond discourses of alterity? Reflections on the constitution of the present and construction of African subjectivity; Introduction; The constitution of the present; The construction and representation of African subjectivity; Global coloniality and Africa; Conclusion; Endnotes; CHAPTER SEVEN -- Literature as political critique in Nigeria: mobilisation, dialogue and indictment; Introduction; Mobilisation and the spirit of a generation; A tripartite dialogue; Indicting the oppressor; Conclusion; Endnotes
  • CHAPTER EIGHT -- Violent ethno-communual conflictsas a legacy of indirect rule in Africa: understanding the Jesse-Urhobo-Benin-Edo land conflicts of 1998Introduction; Administration of the multi-ethnic Benin City District 1897-1914; Lugardian indirect rule, forestry and 'native foreign' migrants; The creation of Jesse District; Administration of Jesse District and the politics of transfer to Urhobo Division and Warri Division; The transfer of Jesse District to Warri Province; The 1998 Idjerhe-Urhobo and Benin-Edo violent conflict over the land of Iguelaba; Conclusion; Endnotes
  • CHAPTER NINE -- Tragedy, loss, finality
Control code
ocn890168058
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (v, 182 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780798304450
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctvh8dvdd
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)890168058

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