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The Resource Intellectuals and African development : pretension and resistance in African politics, Björn Beckman & Gbemisola Adeoti, editors

Intellectuals and African development : pretension and resistance in African politics, Björn Beckman & Gbemisola Adeoti, editors

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Intellectuals and African development : pretension and resistance in African politics
Title
Intellectuals and African development
Title remainder
pretension and resistance in African politics
Statement of responsibility
Björn Beckman & Gbemisola Adeoti, editors
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The essays in this book study responses to?the African predicament?. They draw on a diversity of sources, including prominent writers such as Soyinka, Ngug̃i ̃and Achebe; military men in power; and students who defy repression. The volume suggests that intervention by international agencies claiming to promote?democracy? and to?empower the youth? may only reinforce authoritarian attitudes and structures. Instead, it gives voice to the outrage, ridicule, revolutionary ardour and reformist caution of those directly involved. It also exposes the shallow pretences of those in power, and conclud
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Action
digitized
Dewey number
320.96
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1938-
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  • Beckman, Björn
  • Adeoti, Gbemisola
  • Codesria
Series statement
Africa in the new millennium
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  • Africa
  • Political culture
  • Africa
  • International agencies
Label
Intellectuals and African development : pretension and resistance in African politics, Björn Beckman & Gbemisola Adeoti, editors
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
6 -- Transnational governance and the pacification of youth: civic education and disempowerment in Malawi7 -- Identity and knowledge production in thefourth generation; Contributors; Index
Control code
ocn314411108
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (178 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781848131484
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unknown
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
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unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)314411108
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Intellectuals and African development : pretension and resistance in African politics, Björn Beckman & Gbemisola Adeoti, editors
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
6 -- Transnational governance and the pacification of youth: civic education and disempowerment in Malawi7 -- Identity and knowledge production in thefourth generation; Contributors; Index
Control code
ocn314411108
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (178 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781848131484
Level of compression
unknown
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)314411108
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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