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Apartheid of Thought

The Power Dynamics of Knowledge Production in Political Thought

Camilla Boisen and Matthew C. Murray

but also to understand conducts or actions we may see as incorrect or improper within a larger context of what that expression does in the broader narrative, to understand to whom it speaks and why it speaks in the way it does. Though Aristotle is

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The Ambiguity of Subversion

Resistance through Radio Broadcasting

Gisli Vogler

notions of sovereign agency, while obscuring how resistance is framed by complicity and betrayal. Simplistic narratives of heroic resistance may seem to lend the much-needed support to concrete struggles for freedom and justice, yet they risk engendering

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Some Senses of Pan-Africanism from the South

Christopher Allsobrook

questioning. These writings, he observes, stem from the social and ‘narrative’ sciences and not from the critical humanities, such as Philosophy and Critical or Social Theory. Subordinating African diversity and difference to a unified ideology of identity, he

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Class versus Nation

A History of Richard Turner’s Eclipse and Resurgence

Ian Macqueen

Karl von Holdt described South African society as being in a ‘Johannesburg moment’; in contrast to the clear narratives of Black Consciousness and the New Left that he saw as undergirding the Durban moment, he described the present as being

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On 20th Century Revolutionary Socialism, from Poland to Peru and beyond

Jean-Numa Ducange, Camila Vergara, Talat Ahmed, and Christian Høgsbjerg

Marxism, and the function of the ‘myth,’ the communal narrative of popular empowerment, in class consciousness and grassroots organising. Mariátegui's early life as a son of a seamstress of indigenous origins and a white criollo of aristocratic lineage

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Colonising ‘Free’ Will

A Critique of Political Decolonisation in Ghana

Bernard Forjwuor

and ending in another – where both the old and new dogmas remain resolutely within the privileged purview of Eurocentrism. Thus, the foreclosure of counter-discursive narratives of refutation of this new oppressive dogma which should open up critique

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Lawrence Ogbo Ugwuanyi

scholars of pan-Africanism emanate majorly from the social sciences and what can be called ‘narrative sciences’, not from the critical humanities, such as philosophy or social and critical theory. A look at the disciplinary location of many of the recent

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’Tis but a Habit in an Unconsolidated Democracy

Habitual Voting, Political Alienation and Spectatorship

Anthony Lawrence A. Borja

-psychological condition that enables him/her to produce creative interpretations of spectacular events. Within electoral politics the forms used in political marketing (i.e. campaign machinery and the narratives being peddled) are realised only if everyday life responds

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‘The Expenditure of a Million of British Sovereigns in this Otherwise Miserable Place’

Frontier Wars, Public Debt and the Cape’s Non-racial Constitution

Jeff Peires

Colonial Office. Finally, we will trace the narrative of the events which culminated in the emergence in 1854 of a Cape representative government, elected on a qualified but non-racial franchise. Peace Is Ruin Apart from the necessary expenses of

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Anthony Egan

it as an overtly theological text. Yet the book is set within a theological narrative frame, reflects insights from at least two contemporary theologies (liberation theology and ‘death of God’ theology), resonates with radical ideas being explored by