1 edition of Development, modernism and modernity in Africa found in the catalog.
Development, modernism and modernity in Africa
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||edited by Augustine Agwuele|
|Series||Routledge African studies -- 7, Routledge African studies -- 7.|
|LC Classifications||HC800 .D4844 2012|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xii, 327 p. :|
|Number of Pages||327|
|LC Control Number||2011023772|
The 10 best contemporary African books In this urban novel written from the heart of Africa (Congo), our narrator sits on a stool in a bar called . Readings in Modernity in Africa brings together classic essays, old and new, to help assess the issues and problems of modernity in an African context. Questions include: How can we discuss modernity without lapsing into a Western-dominated view of history? How do we avoid losing sight of the diversity of local forms?
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The journal also includes an invaluable book review section. DAVID AND HELEN KIMBLE PRIZE The editors of the Journal of Modern African Studies are proud to announce the David and Helen Kimble Prize, to be awarded annually to the author(s) of the best academic article published in the journal in the previous calendar year. The forgotten masterpieces of African modernism In the s and 70s, countries across Africa celebrated their independence with astonishingly avant-garde architecture.
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This anthology examines the "unfinished project of modernity" with respect to the unrealized potential for economic, social, and political development in : Augustine Agwuele. Book Description. This anthology examines the "unfinished project of modernity" with respect to the unrealized potential for economic, social, and political development in Africa.
Modernism-modernity: sociocultural transformation: Between delayed modernity and deferred democracy: Africa\'s troubled take-off \/ Ali A.
Mazrui -- A critique of Cornel West\'s \"Race and modernity\" \/ Hetty ter Haar -- Chieftaincy, collective interests and the Dagomba new elite \/ Deborah Pellow -- Murid identity and Wolof Ajami literature.
by Lwazi Lushaba. This book analyses the impact of the Modernism and modernity in Africa book idea of ‘modernity’ on development and underdevelopment in Africa.
It traces the genealogy of the Western idea of modernity from European Enlightenment concepts of the universal nature of human history and development, and shows how this idea was used to justify.
‘This eye-opening book examines and challenges the spiritual bases of African Christianities, concluding with a sober commitment to modernity. It is essential reading for anyone concerned with the impact of religion on African development.’.
Overview Though they often escape critical scrutiny, concepts such as modernism, modernity, and modernization are at the heart of the concept of development, and thus omnipresent in development studies. Aid and Authoritarianism in Africa sheds much-needed light on the moral dilemmas and political intricacies raised by the poisonous relationship between foreign aid and autocratic rule.
Leading experts on the political situations in Ethiopia, Uganda, Rwanda, Cameroon, Mozambique, and Angola contribute essays that expose the impact of foreign aid. Book Description. This set of essays brings together studies that challenge interpretations of the development of modernist architecture in Third World countries during the Cold War.
The topics look at modernism’s part in the transnational development of building technologies and the construction of national and cultural identity. Christianity, Development and Modernity in Africa by Paul Gifford,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(3).
It is against this background that this paper examines postmodernism and its relevance to development with specific relevance to Africa. Conceptualising Postmodernism Postmodernism is a term usually used to describe a type of intellectual though that is often considered a critique of (or reaction to) modernism.
Christianity, Development and Modernity In Africa Paul Gifford. Contemporary African Christianity encompasses at least two profoundly different conceptions of religion, with important implications for development and modernity on the continent; Consider the profound impact of religion on development in Africa; Draws on a lifetime of research.
This text is not about the causes of Africa's underdevelopment per se. Rather, it is about how African customary and traditional practices, and the efforts to obliterate these practices by agents of Western civilization affect, or can potentially affect, socio-economic development in Africa.5/5(1).
New Negro Modernity and New African Modernity*. by Ntongela Masilela The new life has come, and with it we have to swim or sink in its sea of problems. We cannot survive the disintegrating and demoralising forces of this new life unless we adapt ourselves to its conditions.
Laddas ned direkt This anthology examines the "unfinished project of modernity" with respect to the unrealized potential for economic, social, and political development in Africa. Evidence of ineffective foreign assistance is widespread in Africa. The debate on how aid can be effective and contribute to Africa’s development is, however, still ongoing without any clear way forward.
This paper adopts a deductive approach to. Tradition & Modernity in Postcolonial African Philosophy Hu m a n i ta s • Tradition and Modernity in only for the trajectory of development in Africa, but for our under-standing of development in the West.
In this book he. Modernity is the name we use for the system of thinking we inherit after years of modern development.
But the main strand of modernity—an attitude that is consistent across all the different variants over the last years or so—constitutes, again in various different ways, the repeated attempt to break free from the constraints and.
How Colonialism Preempted Modernity in Africa. “Through studying modern institutions this book looks toward tools that may shape a positive future for Africa through immigration, capitalism, democracy, and globalization.” “This book is concerned with nothing less than the future of Africa.”.
Appropriating modernism: Apartheid and the South African township design layouts in landscaped settings reflected the work of European urbanists such as Ernst May and Ludwig Hilberseimer.
To his credit, Kurt Jonas (one of the students concerned) did argue that it was incumbent on modern architecture to work for social change, and when. The basic focus is on 'the nature of the relations between Africa and modernity' with emphasis on Commonwealth Africa, particularly Nigeria, Kenya, and Tanzania.
Táíwò (philosophy and global African studies, Seattle Univ.) argues that 19th-century colonialism hampered the development of African modernization and notes various contributions Author: Olufemi Taiwo.Going against the conventional wisdom that colonialism brought modernity to Africa, Olúfémi Táíwò claims that Africa was already becoming modern and that colonialism was an unfinished project.
Africans aspired to liberal democracy and the rule of law, but colonial officials aborted those efforts when they established indirect rule in the.