Movers and Shakers: Social Movements in Africa

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Stephen Ellis, Ineke van Kessel
Brill, 2009 - 257 páginas
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Introduction : African social movements or social movements in Africa? / Stephen Ellis & Ineke van Kessel -- Social movement theory : past, presence & prospects / Jacquelien van Stekelenburg & Bert Klandermans -- Speaking to global debates through a national and continental lens : South African and African social movements in comparative perspective / Adam Habib & Paul Opoku-Mensah -- African civil society, 'blood diamonds' and the Kimberley process / Lansana Gberie -- The Islamic courts union : the ebb and flow of a Somali Islamist movement / Jon Abbink -- Liberia's women acting for peace : collective action in a war-affected country / Veronika Fuest -- Nurtured from the pulpit : the emergence and growth of Malawi's democracy movement / Boniface Dulani -- Bare-foot activists : transformations in the haratine movement in Mauritania / Zekeria Ould Ahmed Salem -- An Islamic social movement in contemporary West Africa : NASFAT of Nigeria / Benjamin Soares -- The United Democratic Front's legacy in South Africa : mission accomplished or vision betrayed? / Ineke van Kessel -- 'Campus cults' in Nigeria : the development of an anti-social movement / Stephen Ellis.

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Stephen Ellis is a senior researcher at the African Studies Centre, Leiden, and Desmond Tutu professor in the Faculty of Social Sciences at the VU University, Amsterdam. He has published on a wide variety of African countries including Liberia, Madagascar, Nigeria and South Africa. His most recent book, coauthored with Solofo Randrianja, is 'Madagascar: A Short History' (C. Hurst & Co., London). Ineke van Kessel, is a senior researcher with the African Studies Centre, Leiden. She has published extensively on anti-apartheid resistance in South Africa, notably "Beyond our Wildest Dreams': the United Democratic Front and the Transformation of South Africa" (University of Virginia Press), as well as on socio-political developments in post-apartheid South Africa.

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