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Contemporary African Political Economy

Globalization and Socio-Cultural Processes in Contemporary Africa

Authors: Sahle, Eunice N.

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In different but complementary ways, the chapters in this collection provide a deeper understanding of socio-cultural processes in various parts of the African continent. They do so in the context of contemporary mediated processes of globalization, and emphasize the agency of Africans.

About the authors

Eunice N. Sahle is a political scientist and Associate Professor with a joint appointment in the Department of African, African American and Diaspora and the Curriculum in Global Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA. Lydia Boyd is an anthropologist and an Assistant Professor in the Department of African, African American and Diaspora Studies at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA. Kari Dahlgren is currently a PhD candidate in the Department of Anthropology at the London School of Economics, UK. Perry A. Hall has been a member of the Department of African, African-American, and Diaspora Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA, since 1992. Esther Mukewa Lisanza is Assistant Professor in the Department of Liberal Studies, Winston-Salem State University, USA. She is also a Visiting Scholar at the African Studies Center, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, USA. Joseph Mensah is a Professor of Geography at York University, Canada. Martin Richard Mhando is an Associate Professor who has worked in Media Theory and Production with Murdoch University, Australia, for 14 years. Dave Pier is an ethnomusicologist, and an Assistant Professor in the Department of African, African American, and Diaspora Studies at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA. Mamarame Seck serves as researcher in the linguistics laboratory at IFAN (Institut Fondamental d'Afrique Noire) at Cheikh Anta Diop University, Senegal. Wisdom J. Tettey is a Professor and Dean in the Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies at the University of British Columbia, Canada.

Table of contents (10 chapters)

Table of contents (10 chapters)
  • Introduction

    Sahle, Eunice N.

    Pages 1-7

  • Globalization, Cybersexuality Among Ghanaian Youth, and Moral Panic

    Tettey, Wisdom J.

    Pages 11-37

  • Marriage is the Solution”: Born-Again Christianity, American Global Health Policy, and the Ugandan Effort to Prevent HIV/AIDS

    Boyd, Lydia

    Pages 39-67

  • Globalization and New Christian Geographies in Africa: A Cautionary Optimism amidst Growing Afropessimism

    Mensah, Joseph

    Pages 69-91

  • Contemporary Islamic Discourses in Senegal: Between the Local and the Global

    Seek, Mamarame

    Pages 93-120

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Globalization and Socio-Cultural Processes in Contemporary Africa
Authors
Series Title
Contemporary African Political Economy
Copyright
2015
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan US
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-51914-6
DOI
10.1057/9781137519146
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-55221-1
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
X, 286
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