1st Edition

African Identities Contemporary Political and Social Challenges

Edited By D.P.S Ahluwalia, Abebe Zegeye, Pal Ahluwalia Copyright 2002

    This title was first published in 2003. Aimed at examining contemporary debates and issues which are at the cutting edge of the social sciences, Pal Ahluwalia and Abebe Zegeye have put together a book on subjects of critical importance to the African condition. A combination of empirical and theoretical materials, this text introduces new perspectives.

    1: The Boundaries of the State: Africa and Modernity; 2: Colonial Communities in Africa and Asia: Toward a Comparative History of European Identity in 19 th Century Java and the Cape; 3: Between Modernism and Memory: The Art of the !Xu and Khwe of Schmidtsdrift; 4: Women, Resistance and the Armed Struggle in Southern Africa 1; 5: The Tragedy of Sierra Leone: Diamonds, Warlords and the Failure of the United Nations; 6: Democratic Revival in Africa: is it Sustainable?; 7: Crisis in the Union and Multi-Party Democracy in Tanzania; 8: Ethnic Clashes in Kenya and the Politics of the 'Ethnic Enclave': the Ruling Party, the Opposition, and the Post-Moi Succession; 9: Uganda: No-Party State or One-Party State?; 10: Collective Co-operatives in Zimbabwe 1980-1998; 11: Labor and Beer in Africa: Xhosa Work Parties


    D.P.S Ahluwalia, Abebe Zegeye, Pal Ahluwalia