Contested Terrains And Constructed Categories: Contemporary Africa In Focus by George Clement BondContested Terrains And Constructed Categories: Contemporary Africa In Focus by George Clement Bond

Contested Terrains And Constructed Categories: Contemporary Africa In Focus

byGeorge Clement Bond, Nigel C. Gibson

Paperback | February 11, 2002

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Contested Terrains and Constructed Categories brings together intellectuals from a variety of fields, backgrounds, generations, and continents to deepen and reinvigorate the theoretical and intellectual integrity of African studies. Building on recent debate within African studies that has revolved about the role of Africanists in the United States as "gatekeepers" of knowledge about Africa and Africans, this volume of interdisciplinary essays focuses on the contested character of the production of knowledge itself. In every chapter, case studies and ethnographic materials, drawn from West, Central, East and Southern Africa, demonstrate the application of theory to concrete situations.
George C. Bond is professor of anthropology and education at Teachers College and the director of the Institute of African Studies, Columbia University. John Kreniske is associate professor of anthropology at Hofstra University and research associate of the HIV Center for Clinical and Behavioral Studies. Ida Susser is professor of anth...
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Title:Contested Terrains And Constructed Categories: Contemporary Africa In FocusFormat:PaperbackDimensions:496 pages, 9 × 6 × 1.11 inPublished:February 11, 2002Publisher:Avalon PublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0813336783

ISBN - 13:9780813336787

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