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The Ambiguity of Subversion

Resistance through Radio Broadcasting

Gisli Vogler

necessary pre-conditions for quotidian forms of dissidence. The trade-off in public visibility increases the vulnerability of everyday opposition to having no or little impact and passing by unnoticed. The resistant actor is likely to have limited influence

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Olusegun Steven Samuel and Ademola Kazeem Fayemi

status should not be traded off for the trivial interests of another being, even one with a higher moral status’. What this interests-based calculus adds to Metz's MR is that it suggests the context where it will be possible to trump human interests for

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Contested Memory

Retrieving the Africanist (Liberatory) Conception of Non-racialism

Ndumiso Dladla

people’s organisation and the Congress of Trade unions. […] On this body the ANC was the largest organisation and the one representing the biggest section of the nation [It had a paid membership of more than 10 000], had the same vote as the COD which was

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Daryl Glaser

interests. It is argued here that all five exercises exhibit democratic strengths and weaknesses, and choosing between them involves trading off democratic values. To this extent the article reveals a landscape of democratic complexity. It welcomes the

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Marcelo Hoffman

manifestation of truth’ in ‘the Cynic mode of being’ (2011: 183). He identified these forms as ‘political parties with a revolutionary function’ and trade unions as well as styles of existence and secret societies (2011: 184). In this context, Foucault

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Bernard Matolino

. For Ani, strict consensus will lead to complacency and powerful pressure to conformity; at the same time difficult engagement will be avoided in favour of trade-offs, and critical thinking will be sacrificed on the altar of unity. Further, besides the

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Invoking a World of Ideas

Theory and Interpretation in the Justification of Colonialism

David Boucher

of the East India Company. They encouraged Fujian settlers from mainland China to consolidate the Dutch settlement by giving them oxen and tools for farming, taxing the proceeds and granting trading licenses. The Aboriginals resisted but were defeated

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Francesco Maria Scanni and Francesco Compolongo

ideology is characterised by seven elements: a) Confidence in the market as an efficient mechanism for the allocation of scarce resources; b) Belief in the desirability of global free trade and free circulation of capital; c) Willingness to limit the

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The Economics of Decolonisation

Institutions, Education and Elite Formation

Nicola Viegi

slave trade between 1400 and 1900 a.d. As argued in Nunn (2007) , colonialism imposed on many African countries a set of extractive institutions that pushed African economies towards inefficient and unproductive activities. This low productivity

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Neoliberalism, Hedonism and the Dying Public

Reclaiming Political Agency through the Exercise of Courage

Grant M. Sharratt and Erik Wisniewski

free trade.’ Thus, neoliberalism today is at its root a system of political economy that elevates the role of the individual primarily as an economic agent, rather than a public, political one. Moreover, as Harvey (2005: 7) notes, political freedom