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Kwame Nkrumah's Liberation Thought

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Publisher : Africa World Press
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ISBN 13 : 9781592213122
Pages : 294 pages
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Download Kwame Nkrumah's Liberation Thought PDF Format Full Free by Robert Yaw Owusu and published by Africa World Press. This book was released on 2006 with total page 294 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: An attempt to recapture the liberation philosophy of Kwame Nkrumah, first prime minister of Ghana. Owusu seeks to define a theoretical basis on which a modern socio-political and ethical structure for Ghana can be built and offers a paradigm for developing a role of advocacy to the Ghanaian religious edifice. He also strives to recapitulate Ghana's self-dignity, self-realisation and self-subsistence by highlighting the essential assumptions, dimensions and specificities of African personhood.


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Kwame Nkrumah's Politico-cultural Thought and Policies

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Publisher : Psychology Press
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ISBN 13 : 9780415948333
Pages : 268 pages
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Download Kwame Nkrumah's Politico-cultural Thought and Policies PDF Format Full Free by Kwame Botwe-Asamoah and published by Psychology Press. This book was released on 2005 with total page 268 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This study critically synthesizes and analyses the relationship between Kwame Nkrumah's politico-cultural philosophy and policies as an African-centred paradigm for the post-independence African revolution. It also argues for the relevance of his theories and politics in today's Africa.


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Kwame Nkrumah's Politico-Cultural Thought and Politics

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Publisher : Routledge
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ISBN 13 : 1134000170
Pages : 250 pages
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Download Kwame Nkrumah's Politico-Cultural Thought and Politics PDF Format Full Free by Kwame Botwe-Asamoah and published by Routledge. This book was released on 2013-06-17 with total page 250 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This study critically synthesizes and analyses the relationship between Kwame Nkrumah's politico-cultural philosophy and policies as an African-centered paradigm for the post-independence African revolution. It also argues for the relevance of his theories and politics in today's Africa.


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Re-engaging the African Diasporas

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Publisher : Cambridge Scholars Publishing
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ISBN 13 : 1443898325
Pages : 412 pages
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Download Re-engaging the African Diasporas PDF Format Full Free by Charles Quist-Adade and published by Cambridge Scholars Publishing. This book was released on 2016-08-17 with total page 412 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Re-engaging the African Diasporas: Pan-Africanism in the Age of Globalization is the second volume in the Kwame Nkrumah International Conference series, and brings together twenty selected papers presented at the Third Kwame Nkrumah International Conference held at Kwantlen Polytechnic University on August 19-21, 2014. Two premises inform this volume: (1) If the history of slavery and its vestiges divided and continue to divide the continent and its Diasporas, modern technology should be harnessed to bridge that divide, and (2) the continent’s development is a boon to the development of what the African Union has dubbed Africa’s “Sixth Region”. The book threads together papers that seek to give academic and intellectual impetus to tie the continent’s development to that of the African Diaspora. The goal is to end the inertia and inward-looking on the part of scholars and academics in both Africa and “African International” or “Global Africa,” and re-engage one another in more productive ways. By harnessing the enormous resources available in our internet age and riding the cresting wave of globalization, the task of re-engagement will be vastly enhanced, and the debates and discussions in this volume will serve to facilitate this re-engagement. A main highlight of the conference was a special tribute to Nelson Mandela to honour his death in December, 2013 and celebrate 20 years of South African independence. In these papers, scholars examine Mandela’s role in the transition of South Africa from a racist state to a democratic nation. They critically examine how the ANC’s policies have impacted post-Apartheid South Africa and question what alternatives remain for the future.


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Saharan Crossroads

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Publisher : Cambridge Scholars Publishing
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ISBN 13 : 1443862894
Pages : 425 pages
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Download Saharan Crossroads PDF Format Full Free by Tara F. Deubel and published by Cambridge Scholars Publishing. This book was released on 2014-06-26 with total page 425 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Saharan Crossroads: Exploring Historical, Cultural, and Artistic Linkages between North and West Africa counteracts the traditional scholarly conception of the Sahara Desert as an impenetrable barrier dividing the continent by employing an interdisciplinary lens to examine myriad interconnections between North and West Africa through travel, trade, communication, cultural exchange, and correspondence that have been ongoing for several millennia. Saharan Crossroads offers a unique contribution to existing scholarship on the region by uniting a diverse group of African, European, and American scholars working on various facets of trans-Saharan history, social life, and cultural production, and bringing their work together for the first time. This trilingual volume includes eleven chapters written in English, five chapters in French, and three chapters in Arabic, reflecting the multicultural nature of the Sahara and this international project. Saharan Crossroads explores historical and contemporary connections and exchanges between populations living in and on both sides of the Sahara that have led to the emergence of distinctive cultural and aesthetic expressions. This contact has been fostered by a series of linkages that include the trans-Saharan caravan trade, the spread of Islam, the migration of nomadic pastoralists, and European colonization. The book includes three major sections: (1) history, culture, and identity; (2) trans-Saharan circulation of arts, music, ritual performance, and architecture; and (3) religion, law, language, and writing. While the gaze of international political analysts has turned toward the Sahara to follow problematic developments that pose serious threats to human rights and security in the region, it is especially timely to recall that the people and countries of the Sahelo-Saharan world have maintained long histories of peaceful coexistence, interdependence, and cooperation that are too often overlooked in the present.


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Disentangling Consciencism

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Publisher : Lexington Books
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ISBN 13 : 149851152X
Pages : 375 pages
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Download Disentangling Consciencism PDF Format Full Free by Martin Odei Ajei and published by Lexington Books. This book was released on 2016-12-06 with total page 375 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Kwame Nkrumah is globally recognized as a foremost pan-Africanist strategist and statesman. He is less widely acknowledged as a philosopher, in spite of his considerable philosophical training, seminal contribution to African political theory, and incisive critique of the ethics of international relations. Consciencism has the distinctive status of being the only published book that Nkrumah consciously meant to be a work of his philosophy, yet it has failed to attract the focused attention of philosophers. The chapters in Disentangling Consciencism: Essays on Kwame Nkrumah’s Philosophy critically explore the metaphysical, ethical and political thought expressed in Consciencism. In doing so, they broaden our understanding of his philosophical ideas and their relevance for effective African contribution to thought in a contemporary world in which Africa increasingly totters on the margins of international affairs. In much of current moral and political thinking, there is a tendency to universalize liberal values and neglect non-Western philosophical perspectives. At the same time, global normative thinking is overwhelmingly applied in non-Western contexts. Writing from across three continents, the contributors to this volume establish greater intellectual connection among African, Asian and Western academics, and their chapters offer explicit perspectives on the value of Nkrumah’s philosophy, and on the conceptual basis of early post-colonial public policy options in Africa. A valuable appendix provides the text of speeches delivered at the 1964 launch of Consciencism. With insights into numerous dimensions of Nkrumah’s philosophy, this volume will be of particular interest to students and scholars of philosophy—especially of non-Western metaphysical, moral and political thought—and to anyone working in the history of African political theory.


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Transnationalism and Genealogy

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Publisher : MDPI
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ISBN 13 : 3039219081
Pages : 104 pages
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Download Transnationalism and Genealogy PDF Format Full Free by Philip Q. Yang and published by MDPI. This book was released on 2020-05-29 with total page 104 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Transnationalism and genealogy is an emerging subfield of genealogy which intersects with other fields. The last two to three decades have witnessed a significant growth in this subfield, especially in the areas of transnationalism and family arrangements, transnational marriage, transnational adoption, transnational parenting, and transnational care for elderly parents. However, large gaps remain, especially with regard to the impact of transnationalism on lineage. In filling some lacunas in the current literature, Transnationalism and Genealogy represents an initial attempt to frame the relationship between transnationalism and genealogy. The articles included in this book cover various aspects of transnationalism and genealogy from historical periods until the present, with perspectives from anthropology, sociology, history, and African studies. The topics stretch from transnationalism and the emancipation of black kinship to the transformation of a Chinese immigrant family from traditional to transnational as well as the impact of this transformation on its family relations and lineage, a family history of transnational migration across four nation/city states in four generations, the role of social media platforms (Facebook in particular) in facilitating transnational care chains in the Trinidadian diasporic community, and a comparison between Chinese immigrants in the United States and Singapore in transnational parenting. The introductory essay offers a laconic assessment of the subfield of transnationalism and genealogy.


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Christian Reflection in Africa

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Publisher : Langham Publishing
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ISBN 13 : 1783684453
Pages : 800 pages
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Download Christian Reflection in Africa PDF Format Full Free by Paul Bowers and published by Langham Publishing. This book was released on 2018-07-05 with total page 800 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This reference collection presents academic reviews of more than twelve-hundred contemporary Africa-related publications relevant for informed Christian reflection in and about Africa. The collection is based on the review journal BookNotes for Africa, a specialist resource dedicated to bringing to notice such publications, and furnishing them with a one-paragraph description and evaluation. Now assembled here for the first time is the entire collection of reviews through the first thirty issues of the journal’s history. The core intention, both of the journal and of this compilation, is to encourage and to facilitate informed Christian reflection and engagement in Africa, through a thoughtful encounter with the published intellectual life of the continent. Reviews have been provided by a team of more than one hundred contributors drawn from throughout Africa and overseas. The books and other media selected for review represent a broad cross-section of interests and issues, of personalities and interpretations, including the secular as well as the religious. The collection will be of special interest to academic scholars, theological educators, libraries, ministry leaders, and specialist researchers in Africa and throughout the world, but will also engage any reader looking for a convenient resource relating to modern Africa and Christian presence there.


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Political Thought of Dr. Kwame Nkrumah

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Pages : 146 pages
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Nkrumaism and African Nationalism

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Publisher : Springer
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ISBN 13 : 3319913255
Pages : 366 pages
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Download Nkrumaism and African Nationalism PDF Format Full Free by Matteo Grilli and published by Springer. This book was released on 2018-08-06 with total page 366 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This book examines Ghana’s Pan-African foreign policy during Nkrumah’s rule, investigating how Ghanaians sought to influence the ideologies of African liberation movements through the Bureau of African Affairs, the African Affairs Centre and the Kwame Nkrumah Ideological Institute. In a world of competing ideologies, when African nationalism was taking shape through trial and error, Nkrumah offered Nkrumaism as a truly African answer to colonialism, neo-colonialism and the rapacity of the Cold War powers. Although virtually no liberation movement followed the precepts of Nkrumaism to the letter, many adapted the principles and organizational methods learnt in Ghana to their own struggles. Drawing upon a significant set of primary sources and on oral testimonies from Ghanaian civil servants, politicians and diplomats as well as African freedom fighters, this book offers new angles for understanding the history of the Cold War, national liberation and nation-building in Africa.


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Kwame Nkrumah's Politico-Cultural Thought and Politics

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Publisher : Routledge
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ISBN 13 : 1134000189
Pages : 265 pages
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Download Kwame Nkrumah's Politico-Cultural Thought and Politics PDF Format Full Free by Kwame Botwe-Asamoah and published by Routledge. This book was released on 2013-06-17 with total page 265 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This study critically synthesizes and analyses the relationship between Kwame Nkrumah's politico-cultural philosophy and policies as an African-centered paradigm for the post-independence African revolution. It also argues for the relevance of his theories and politics in today's Africa.


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Mission, Communion and Relationship

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Publisher : Peter Lang
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ISBN 13 : 9781433104985
Pages : 258 pages
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Download Mission, Communion and Relationship PDF Format Full Free by Peter Addai-Mensah and published by Peter Lang. This book was released on 2009 with total page 258 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Mission, Communion and Relationship addresses the urgent need for the churches in Africa to positively respond to the crisis confronting the continent's young men. It calls for the church to commit itself to providing alternatives to the various crises confronting male youths in Africa (dislocation, illiteracy, streetism, unemployment, emigration, crime, imitation of foreign cultures, consumerism, drug abuse, promiscuity and HIV/AIDS). Mission, Communion and Relationship argues that communion and solidarity with male youths is a missiological imperative of the Roman Catholic Church in Africa, which must work in concert with other Christian denominations, as well as Muslim and African Traditional Religion leaders. This interdisciplinary book brings together insights from ecclesiology, church history, theological anthropology and the social sciences as well as African and Western philosophy with concrete ecclesial and human experiences. Mission, Communion and Relationship sets forth a framework for dealing with the cultural formation and religious development of male youths in ways that are authentically African and Christian, socially oriented and pastorally engaged.


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Modernization as Spectacle in Africa

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Publisher : Indiana University Press
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ISBN 13 : 0253012333
Pages : 378 pages
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Download Modernization as Spectacle in Africa PDF Format Full Free by Peter J. Bloom and published by Indiana University Press. This book was released on 2014-05-09 with total page 378 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: For postcolonial Africa, modernization was seen as a necessary outcome of the struggle for independence and as crucial to the success of its newly established states. Since then, the rhetoric of modernization has pervaded policy, culture, and development, lending a kind of political theatricality to nationalist framings of modernization and Africans’ perceptions of their place in the global economy. These 15 essays address governance, production, and social life; the role of media; and the discourse surrounding large-scale development projects, revealing modernization's deep effects on the expressive culture of Africa.


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The Political and Social Thought of Kwame Nkrumah

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Publisher : Springer
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ISBN 13 : 023011864X
Pages : 249 pages
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Download The Political and Social Thought of Kwame Nkrumah PDF Format Full Free by A. Biney and published by Springer. This book was released on 2011-04-11 with total page 249 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Inspired by Gandhi's non-violent campaign of civil disobedience to achieve political ends, Kwame Nkrumah led present-day Ghana to independence. This analysis of his political, social and economic thought centres on his own writings, and re-examines his life and thought by focusing on the political discourse and controversies surrounding him.


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Pan-Africanism: Political Philosophy and Socio-Economic Anthropology for African Liberation and Governance

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Publisher : Langaa RPCIG
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ISBN 13 : 995676230X
Pages : 728 pages
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Download Pan-Africanism: Political Philosophy and Socio-Economic Anthropology for African Liberation and Governance PDF Format Full Free by Kinni, Fongot Kini-Yen and published by Langaa RPCIG. This book was released on 2015-09-23 with total page 728 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This Book is the outcome of a long project begun thirty years ago. It is a book on the makings of pan-Africanism through the predicaments of being black in a world dominated by being white. The book is a tribute and celebration of the efforts of the African-American and African-Caribbean Diaspora who took the initiative and the audacity to fight and liberate themselves from the shackles of slavery. It is also a celebration of those Africans who in their own way carried the torch of inspiration and resilience to save and reconstruct the Free Humanism of Africa. As a story of the rise from the shackles of slavery and poverty to the summit of Victors of their Renaissance Identity and Self-Determination as a People, the book is the story of African refusal to celebrate victimhood. The book also situates women as central actors in the Pan-African project, which is often presented as an exclusively masculine endeavour. It introduces a balanced gender approach and diagnosis of the Women actors of Pan-Africanism which was very much lacking. The problem of balkanisation of Africa on post-colonial affiliations and colonial linguistic lines has taken its toll on Africa's building of its common identity and personality. The result is that Africans are more remote to each other in their pigeon-hole-nation-states which put more restrictions for African inter-mobility, coupled by education and cultural affiliations, the communication and transportation and trading networks which are still tied more to their colonial masters than among themselves. This book looks into the problem of the new wave of Pan-Africanism and what strategies that can be proposed for a more participatory Pan-Africanism inspired by the everyday realities of African masses at home and in the diaspora. This book is the first book of its kind that gives a comprehensive and multidimensional coverage of Pan-Africanism. It is a very timely and vital compendium.


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Ecological Masculinities

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Publisher : Routledge
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ISBN 13 : 1351763407
Pages : 254 pages
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Download Ecological Masculinities PDF Format Full Free by Martin Hultman and published by Routledge. This book was released on 2018-09-26 with total page 254 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Around the globe, unfettered industrialisation has marched forth in unison with massive social inequities. Making matters worse, anthropogenic pressures on Earth’s living systems are causing alarming rates of thermal expansion, sea-level rise, biodiversity losses in terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems and a sixth mass extinction. As various disciplines have shown, rich white men in the Global North are the main (although not the only) perpetrators of this slow violence. This book demonstrates that industrial/breadwinner masculinities have come at terrible costs to the living planet and ecomodern masculinities have failed us as well, men included. This book is dedicated to a third and relationally focused pathway that the authors call ecological masculinities. Here, they explore ways that masculinities can advocate and embody broader, deeper and wider care for the global through to local (‘glocal’) commons. Ecological Masculinities works with the wisdoms of four main streams of influence that have come before us. They are: masculinities politics, deep ecology, ecological feminism and feminist care theory. The authors work with profeminist approaches to the conceptualisations and embodiments of modern Western masculinities. From there, they introduce masculinities that give ADAM-n for Earth, others and self, striving to create a more just and ecologically viable planet for all of life. This book is interdisciplinary. It is intended to reach (but is not restricted to) scholars exploring history, gender studies, material feminism, feminist care theory, ecological feminism, deep ecology, social ecology, environmental humanities, social sustainability, science and technology studies and philosophy.


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Truth Without Reconciliation

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Publisher : University of Pennsylvania Press
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ISBN 13 : 0812250397
Pages : 256 pages
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Download Truth Without Reconciliation PDF Format Full Free by Abena Ampofoa Asare and published by University of Pennsylvania Press. This book was released on 2018-07-31 with total page 256 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Abena Ampofoa Asare identifies the documents, testimonies, and petitions gathered by Ghana's National Reconciliation Commission as a portal to an unprecedented public archive of Ghanaian political history as told by the self-described survivors of human rights abuse.