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Negotiating Modernity. Africa's ambivalent experience

Macamo, Elísio, ed. (2005) Negotiating Modernity. Africa's ambivalent experience. Africa in the new millennium. Dakar.

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Abstract

The contributors look at how Africans negotiated the terms of modernity during the colonial period and are dealing with it in the post-colonial period. They argue that the African experience of modernity is unique and relevant for wider social theory, offering valuable analytical insights. The cases presented cover labor, land rights, religious conversion, internal migration, emigration and the African diaspora.
Faculties and Departments:04 Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences > Departement Gesellschaftswissenschaften > Fachbereich Soziologie > Afrikastudien (Macamo)
UniBasel Contributors:Macamo, Elisio
Item Type:Book
Publisher:Codesria Books
ISBN:2-86978-147-4
Number of Pages:238
Note:Publication type according to Uni Basel Research Database: Edited book
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