1st Edition

Kwame Nkrumah's Politico-Cultural Thought and Politics
An African-Centered Paradigm for the Second Phase of the African Revolution

ISBN 9780415649537
Published July 27, 2012 by Routledge
264 Pages

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Book Description

This study critically synthesizes and analyses the relationship between Kwame Nkrumah's politico-cultural philosophy and policies as an African-centered paradigm for the post-independence African revolution. It also argues for the relevance of his theories and politics in today's Africa.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction: The Raison d'Etre of Kwame Nkrumah's Politico-Cultural Thought  2. Critical Discourse on Kwame Nkrumah's Life and Works  3. Kwame Nkrumah's Politico-Cultural Thought  4. The Political Policies of Kwame Nkrumah  5. Post-Independence Political Policies  6. Nkrumah's Cultural Polices: The State and the Arts  7. Nkrumah's Cultural Policy: The National Theater Movement and the Academy  8. Conclusion

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Kwame Botwe-Asamoah is Assistant Professor of Africana Studies at the University of Pittsburgh.