African Studies in Social Movements and Democracy (Codesria Book Series) (Paperback)

By Mahmood Mamdani (Editor)

African Books Collective, 9782869780514, 636pp.

Publication Date: January 1, 1995

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Hardcover (1/1/2005)

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Description

Trade unions, burial societies, students, religious and gender movements, riots and mafias. Not to mention class. The kaleidoscope of African social movements is complex and broad. But their histories have strong common threads - the experience of past oppression and the constant struggle for an identity that will encompass survival. How have they contributed to the nature of African civil society and the formation of democracy?