The Resource Civil society and the political imagination in Africa : critical perspectives, edited by John L. and Jean Comaroff

Civil society and the political imagination in Africa : critical perspectives, edited by John L. and Jean Comaroff

Label
Civil society and the political imagination in Africa : critical perspectives
Title
Civil society and the political imagination in Africa
Title remainder
critical perspectives
Statement of responsibility
edited by John L. and Jean Comaroff
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
JQ1879.A15
LC item number
C583 1999
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1945-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Comaroff, John L.
  • Comaroff, Jean
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Civil society
Label
Civil society and the political imagination in Africa : critical perspectives, edited by John L. and Jean Comaroff
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Practicing citizenship in imperial Paris / Gary Wilder -- Developing Bushmen: building civil(ized) society in the Kalahari and beyond / Elizabeth Garland -- Civil society and its presuppositions: lessons from Uganda / Mikael Karlström -- Colonial constructions: historicizing debates on civil society in Africa / William Cunningham Bissell -- Staging politisi: the dialogics of publicity and secrecy in Sierra Leone / Mariane Ferne -- Civil lives: leadership and accomplishment in Botswana / Deborah Durham -- Debating Muslims, disputed practices: struggles for the realization of an alternative moral order in Niger / Adeline Masquelier -- Curl up and dye: civil society and the fashion-minded citizen / Amy Stambach -- IBB = 419: Nigerian democracy and the politics of illusion / Andrew Apter
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xi, 318 p.
Isbn
9780226114149
Isbn Type
(paper : alk. paper)
Lccn
99023280
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)41173554
Label
Civil society and the political imagination in Africa : critical perspectives, edited by John L. and Jean Comaroff
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Practicing citizenship in imperial Paris / Gary Wilder -- Developing Bushmen: building civil(ized) society in the Kalahari and beyond / Elizabeth Garland -- Civil society and its presuppositions: lessons from Uganda / Mikael Karlström -- Colonial constructions: historicizing debates on civil society in Africa / William Cunningham Bissell -- Staging politisi: the dialogics of publicity and secrecy in Sierra Leone / Mariane Ferne -- Civil lives: leadership and accomplishment in Botswana / Deborah Durham -- Debating Muslims, disputed practices: struggles for the realization of an alternative moral order in Niger / Adeline Masquelier -- Curl up and dye: civil society and the fashion-minded citizen / Amy Stambach -- IBB = 419: Nigerian democracy and the politics of illusion / Andrew Apter
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xi, 318 p.
Isbn
9780226114149
Isbn Type
(paper : alk. paper)
Lccn
99023280
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)41173554

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