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African Virtues in the Pursuit of Conviviality: Exploring Local Solutions in Light of Global Prescriptions

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by Yntiso GebreYntiso Gebre
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African Virtues in the Pursuit of Conviviality: Exploring Local Solutions in Light of Global Prescriptions by Yntiso GebreYntiso Gebre

African societies have rich histories, cultural heritages, knowledge systems, philosophies, and institutions that they have shaped and reshaped through history. However, the continent has been repeatedly portrayed negatively as plagued by multitudinous troubles: famine, conflict, coup, massacres, corruption, disease, illiteracy, refugees, failed state, etc. Even worse, Africans are often viewed as incapable of addressing their problems on their own. Based on such erroneous perspectives and paternalism, exogenous solutions are prescribed, out of context, for African problems. This book sheds light on the positive aspects of African reality under the key concept of ´┐ŻAfrican potentials´┐Ż. It is the product of sustained consultation over a five-year period between seasoned African and Japanese anthropologists, sociologists and scholars in other areas of African stud

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Pages: 466
Size: 7.7 MB
Publisher: Langaa RPCIG
Date published:   2017
ISBN: 9789956764785 (DRM-PDF)

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06/26/2017
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