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Title Civil society and the political imagination in Africa : critical perspectives / edited by John L. and Jean Comaroff.

Imprint Chicago : University of Chicago Press, c1999.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  320.96 C499 1999    ---  Available
Description xi, 318 p. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Practicing citizenship in imperial Paris / Gary Wilder -- Developing Bushmen : building civil(ized) society in the Kalahari and beyond / Elizabeth Garland -- Civil society and its presuppositions : lessons from Uganda / Mikael Karlstrom -- Colonial constructions : historicizing debates on civil society in Africa / William Cunningham Bissell -- Staging politisi : the dialogics of publicity and secrecy in Sierra Leone / Mariane Ferne -- Civil lives : leadership and accomplishment in Botswana / Deborah Durham -- Debating Muslims, disputed practices : struggles for the realization of an alternative moral order in Niger / Adeline Masquelier -- Curl up and dye: civil society and the fashion-minded citizen / Amy Stambach -- IBB = 419 : Nigerian democracy and the politics of illusion / Andrew Apter.
Subject Civil society -- Africa.
Added Author Comaroff, John L., 1945-
Comaroff, Jean.
ISBN 0226114147 (paper : alk. paper)
0226114139 (cloth : alk. paper)

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