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The Development Exceptionality of Nigeria: The Context of Political and Social Currents
March 22, 2013... Kenneth Good in 1992 traced the exceptionality of Botswana through its achievement of rapid growth and stability since independence. This he accounted for via the supportive interrelations of an open-market economy and an elite democracy, with a fine blend of traditional and modern elements for...
The Colonial Gesture of Development: The Interpersonal as a Promising Site for Rethinking Aid to Africa
March 22, 2013... Kathy (1) is an aid worker from Ireland working for an organization charged with caring for individuals living with HIV-AIDS in rural areas of South Africa's Limpopo Province. In addition to working with other aid workers from Ireland and Australia, she has hired four care-workers from the host...
March 22, 2013... Campoy-Cubillo, Adolfo. 2012. Memories of the Maghreb: Transnational Identities in Spanish Cultural Production. New York: Palgrave Macmillan. Carrier, Neil, and Gernot Klantschnig. 2012. Africa and the War on Drugs. New York: Zed Books. Conway, Daniel. 2012. Masculinities, Militarisation...
Beneath Kony 2012: Americans Aligning with Arms and Aiding Others
March 22, 2013... In March 2012, Invisible Children, a US-based education and advocacy organization dedicated to supporting war-affected children in central and eastern Africa, inspired millions of young Americans to "Make Kony Famous." Using Kony 2012, a 30-minute online film, which quickly became the most...
The Nimbleness of Being Fulani
March 22, 2013... In The Civilising Process, Norbert Elias (2000) uses the German concepts of Kultur and Zivilisation and the French concepts of courtoisie and civilite to discuss European ideas, understanding, and practices of well-mannered and expected behavior of individuals and communities in "civilised"...