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Peter Hudson

This article compares and contrasts liberal democracy and national democracy. It attempts this by focusing on each of these as specific state forms with an effectivity or 'tilt' of their own which includes a determinate preconstruction of the category of the People. It is argued, inter alia, that internal to national democracy is a conception of colonialism (and anti-colonialism) and that the national-racial reference is thus internal to the national democratic conception of equality. In conclusion it is proposed that the tilt of a state form is expressed via the distinction of grammatical mood between the imperative and the subjunctive and that the 1994 South African Constitution, when read in this way, is more liberal democratic than national democratic.

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Kyle Whyte

“colonial ecological violence” as a process of “disrupt[ing] Indigenous eco-social relations” (2018: 1). I seek to investigate philosophically one dimension of how settler colonialism commits environmental injustice through the violent disruption of human

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Colonising ‘Free’ Will

A Critique of Political Decolonisation in Ghana

Bernard Forjwuor

decolonisation, if also colonialism, are heavily contested in postcolonial scholarships ( Delavignette 1964 ; Nkrumah 1965 ; Nkrumah 1970 ; Nkrumah 1973 ; Mudimbe 1988 ; Mbembe 2001 ; Olúfémi Táíwò 2010 ; Ndlovu-Gatsheni 2013 ), almost all critical

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Mimetic Governmentality, Colonialism, and the State

Patrice Ladwig and Ricardo Roque

: colonialism, the state, and their entanglements with mimetic processes. Main Themes Although we acknowledge and address the resistance aspects of mimesis and imitation on the part of the colonized, our main aim is to investigate, on the one hand, how the

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Tintin and Corto Maltese

The European Adventurer Meets the Colonial Other

Dani Filc

twentieth-century adventurers in European comics. This article addresses the links between European adventure comics and colonialism by comparing their approaches to Africa and Latin America. Tintin and Corto Maltese represent the comics version of a

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Ajume H. Wingo

the Organization of African Unity (OAU), which metamorphosed into the African Union (AU) ( Shepperson and Drake 2008 ). For Nkrumah, the cure for the ills caused by colonialism was for Africa to unite: If we (Africans) are to remain free, if we are to

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Natalie Clark

voices of my friends and sisters and the Indigenous feminist activists writing and speaking out today this knowledge of the interlocking arteries of colonialism has always been part of our truth-telling ( de Finney 2010 ; Hunt 2014 ; Simpson 2011

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Yan Slobodkin

address it, while a new vision of the French empire as a participant in an international humanitarian project profoundly altered ideas of what colonialism was supposed to accomplish. The raison d’être of the French empire became the wellbeing of its

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The Olive Grove of Rome

Romanization and the French Colonial Imagination in Nineteenth-Century Tunisia

Jessica Biddlestone

's ministries to their metropolitan counterparts. 22 Over the next ten years, Bourde watched a decline in public opinion toward rattachement and French colonialism more generally. The policy was enacted to much enthusiasm in 1881, but support quickly

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Digitizing the Western Gaze

The End FGM Guardian Global Media Campaign

Jessica Cammaert

other category of identity, women of various diasporas can unite in the safe haven of the United Kingdom to freely and openly combat the practice. And from this former colonial metropole, imperialist divisions and the legacies of colonialism dissipate in