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Author Hassan, Robert
Title Movers And Shakers
Imprint Leiden : BRILL, 2009
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Edition 1st ed
Descript 1 online resource (268 pages)
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Series African Dynamics Ser. ; v.8
African Dynamics Ser
Note Intro -- Contents -- Acknowledgements -- 1 Introduction: African social movements or social movements in Africa? Stephen Ellis, Ineke van Kessel -- 2 Social movement theory: Past, present and prospects by Jacquelien van Stekelenburg, Bert Klandermans -- 3 Speaking to global debates through a national and continental lens: South African and African social movements in comparative perspective by Adam Habib, Paul Opoku-Mensah -- 4 African civil society, 'blood diamonds' and the Kimberley process by Lansana Gberie -- 5 The Islamic Courts Union: The ebb and flow of a Somali Islamist movement by Jon Abbink -- 6 Liberia's women acting for peace: Collective action in a war-affected country Veronika Fuest -- 7 Nurtured from the pulpit: The emergence and growth of Malawi's democracy movement by Boniface Dulani -- 8 Bare-foot activists: Transformations in the Haratine movement in Mauritania Zekeria Ould Ahmed Salem -- 9 An Islamic social movement in contemporary West Africa: NASFAT of Nigeria by Benjamin Soares -- 10 The United Democratic Front's legacy in South Africa: Mission accomplished or vision betrayed? by Ineke van Kessel -- 11 'Campus Cults' in Nigeria: The development of an anti-social movement by Stephen Ellis -- Bibliography -- List of authors
This collection of empirical and theoretical studies of social movements in Africa is a corrective to a literature that has largely ignored that continent. It shows that Africa's social movements have distinctive features that are related to its specific history
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Hassan, Robert Movers And Shakers Leiden : BRILL,c2009 9789004180130
Subject Social movements - Africa - History - 20th century
Electronic books
Alt Author Ellis, Stephen
van Kessel, Ineke
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