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Postcolonial identities in Africa / edited by Richard P. Werbner and Terence Ranger.

By: Werbner, Richard P
Contributor(s): Ranger, T.O. (Terence Osborn), 1929-
Language: English Publisher: London : Zed Books, 1996.Description: xi, 292p. ; 22cm.ISBN: 1856494160
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Includes bibl. references. - Contents: Introduction / R. Werbner; 1, Crisis, state decay and transitional identities. The African crisis / P. Chabal; a lost generation? Youth identity and state decay in West Africa / D.B. Cruise O'Brien; Postcolonialism, power and identity: local and global perspectives from Zaire / Filip De Boeck; Between God and Kamuzu: multiparty politics in Malawi / Harri Englund; The potentials of boundaries in South Africa / Robert Thornton; 2, Identity degradation, moral knowledge and deconstruction. "Producing" respect: the proper woman in postcolonial Kampala / Jessica A. Ogden; Witchcraft, violence and identity: postcolonial Cameroon / C. Fisiy, P. Geschiere; Identity, alterity and ambiguity in a Nigerian community / A. Masquelier; Contested authorities and the politics of perception: deconstructing the study of religion in Africa / Rijk von Dijk, Peter Pels; Postcript / T. Ranger.