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Title:Collective mobilisations in Africa = Mobilisations collectives en Afrique: enough is enough! = ça suffit!
Editors:Tall, KadyaISNI
Pommerolle, Marie-EmmanuelleISNI
Cahen, MichelISNI
Year:2015
ISSN:1574-6925
Issue:15
Pages:364
Language:English
Series:Africa-Europe Group for Interdisciplinary Studies
City:Leiden
Publisher:Brill
ISBN:9789004293175; 9789004300002
Geographic term:Africa
Subjects:protest
action groups
youth
minority groups
violence
social change
Link:https://www.asclibrary.nl/docs/411125168-001.pdf
Abstract:This collective volume brings together a broad range of protest contexts in twelve chapters, divided into three parts. The case studies deal with such diverse subjects as the formation of Maroon societies in the early colonial period, female mobilization in authoritarian contexts, urban youth culture, trade unionism, gay rights activists, electoral wars and violence in urban areas, Boko Haram. Sometimes popular protest is expressed through religion (Islam as well as Christianity), often by young people. Contents: Introduction: On the banality of mobilisation in Africa (Michel Cahen, Marie-Emmanuelle Pommerolle and Kadya Tall) - Part 1. Waithood or youth longing for real changes (contributors: Alcinda Honwana, Benjamin Soares, Marie Nathalie Leblanc (on West Africa), Kadya Tall (on Benin), Thomas Fouquet (on Dakara, Senegal)) - Part 2. When social minorities demonstrate (contributions by Alexander Keese (on West central Africa, Ophélie Rillon (on Mali), Christophe Broqua (on Senegal and Côte d'Ivoire), Raphaël Botiveau (on South Africa) - Part 3. Violence and state of exception (contributions by Dominique Malaquais (on Douala, Cameroon), Johanna Siméant (on Bamako, Mali), Rémy Bazenguissa-Ganga (on Congo-Brazzaville), et Adam Higazi (on North-East Nigeria)). [ASC Leiden abstract]
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