Fractures and Reconnections

Written By J. Abbink
Fractures and Reconnections
  • Publsiher : LIT Verlag Münster
  • Release : 04 December 2021
  • ISBN : 3643902565
  • Pages : 258 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Fractures and Reconnections written by J. Abbink which was release on 04 December 2021, this book published by LIT Verlag Münster. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: This collective volume pays tribute to the work of Africanist Piet Konings and his 30-year career (1978-2008) at the African Studies Centre Leiden. It focuses on key themes addressed in Konings' work such as labour relations, African development, social and political history, ethno-regionalism, and civil society and civic movements. Contributions: Introduction: Piet Konings' contributions to African Studies (J. Abbink); The political economy of authochthony: labour migration and citizenship in Southwest Cameroon (Peter Geschiere); 'Ganyu' in Malawi: transformation of local labour relations under famine and HIV/AIDS duress (Deborah Fahy Bryceson); Labour migration from the Gold Coast to the Dutch East Indies: recruting African troops for the Dutch colonial army in the age of indentured labour (Ineke van Kessel); Economic crisis and imaginative response: the upsurge in traditional medical practices among youths in Cameroon (Robert Mbe Akoko); Taking Africaness and African law seriously in South African law schools: some conceptual challenges (Francis B. Nyamnjoh); Football in Cameroon: its origins, politics and sorcery (Paul Nchoji Nkwi); 'Sagacity spirit' and 'ghetto ethic': 'feymania' and new African entrepreneurship (Basile Ndjio); Examining the architecture of electoral authoritarianism in Cameroon (Nantang Jua); Multipartyism and 'big man' democracy in Cameroon, 1990-2011 (Ibrahim Mouiche). [ASC Leiden abstract].

Fractures and Reconnections

Fractures and Reconnections
  • Author : J. Abbink
  • Publisher : LIT Verlag Münster
  • Release Date : 2012
  • Total pages : 258
  • ISBN : 3643902565
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Summary : This collective volume pays tribute to the work of Africanist Piet Konings and his 30-year career (1978-2008) at the African Studies Centre Leiden. It focuses on key themes addressed in Konings' work such as labour relations, African development, social and political history, ethno-regionalism, and civil society and civic movements. Contributions: ...

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  • Publisher : SUNY Press
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  • Release Date : 2013-03-08
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