This paper conceptualises ‘global financial crisis’ as primarily political and
focuses on the way it impacts on the ability of youth to renegotiate their place and
space with patterns of authority and control in Africa, using the instrumentality
of new media. Three main arguments are made. First is that, even though the
Algeria’s fratricidal war has divided democrats, seriously damaged civil society and left a political
vacuum in the face of the ruling parties. There is almost no opposition with a proper base that can
take the demands of the people forward.
A year ago, waves of uprisings in the Middle East and North Africa swept away western-backed
This book takes stock of the strides made to date in African philosophy. Authors focus on four important aspects of African philosophy: the history, methodological debates, substantive issues in the field, and direction for the future. By collating this anthology, Edwin E.
Organized topically rather than historically, this book provides an excellent introduction to the subject of African Philosophy. Samuel Oluoch Imbo synthesizes the ideas of key African philosophers into an accessible narrative. The author focuses on five central questions: What are the definitions of African philosophy? Is ethno-philosophy really philosophy?
A Kenyan philosopher surveys themes and debates in African philosophy over the last five decades. Masolo’s purview includes Francophone and Anglophone philosophers in both the analytic and phenomenological traditions
In this book Lewis R. Gordon offers the first comprehensive treatment
of Africana philosophy, beginning with the emergence of an Africana
(i.e. African diasporic) consciousness in the Afro-Arabic world of the Middle
Ages. He argues that much of modern Africana thought emerged out of
early conflicts between Islam and Christianity that culminated in the
With activists taking to the streets with renewed vigor to fight racism, inequality, and capitalism, this collection of classic writings and primary documents restores the historical grounding and revolutionary genealogy of today’s protest movements. Including key writings of thinkers and figures like W.E.B. Du Bois, Hubert Harrison, Harry Haywood, Claude McKay, Claudia Jones, C.L.R.