4 edition of Africans and the politics of popular culture found in the catalog.
Africans and the politics of popular culture
|Statement||edited by Toyin Falola and Augustine Agwuele.|
|Series||Rochester studies in African history and the diaspora, Rochester studies in African history and the diaspora|
|Contributions||Falola, Toyin., Agwuele, Augustine.|
|LC Classifications||DT14 .A3746 2009|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||viii, 333 p. :|
|Number of Pages||333|
|LC Control Number||2009037100|
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Africans and the Politics of Popular Culture Book Description: This anthology provides insightful data on and discussions of a wide array of popular cultural manifestations and theoretical perspectives, covering such issues as kinship, religion, conflict resolution, music, cinema, drama, andliterary texts.
The book is distinctive in its codification and explication of aspects of popular practices that are based on data from countries in Africa, Europe, and the Americas that showcase cultural negotiations either with reference to how notions, values, norms, and images of Africans have been packaged and exploited over the years or how popular Author: Arinpe Gbekelolu Adejumo, Antoinette Tidjani Alou, Maurice Nyamanga Amutabi, Tokunbo A.
Ayoola, Nich. The issues cohere around the understanding that culture is situational and political. Going beyond merely challenging popular stereotypes and representations of Africans and African-related practices in various outlets, the book reveals how popular cultural practices are instruments that have been manipulated for personal and collective survival.
ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Papers from the conference "Popular Cultures in Africa," held at the University of Texas at Austin, Mar. Apr. 1. The issues cohere around the understanding that culture is situational and political. Going beyond merely challenging popular stereotypes and representations of Africans and African-related practices in various outlets, the book reveals how popular cultural practices are instruments that have been manipulated for personal and collective survival.4/5(1).
ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: 1 online resource (viii, pages): illustrations. Contents: From primitive to popular culture: why Kant never made it to Africa / Hetty ter Haar --Popular culture of Yoruba kinship practices / Augustine Agwuele --Justice from below: cultural capital, local-global identity processes, and social change in.
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The book offers a nuanced, strongly historicized perspective in which African popular cultures are regarded as vehicles through which we can document ordinary people’s vitality and responsiveness to political and social transformations. Category: Social Science Africans And The Politics Of Popular Culture.
Africans and the Politics of Popular Culture Toyin Falola and Augustine Agwuele (editors) University of Rochester Press () This anthology provides insightful data on and discussions of a wide array of popular cultural manifestations and theoretical perspectives, covering such issues as kinship, religion, conflict.
Book/Monograph. Series: Rochester studies in African history and diaspora Call No: (6) AFR. Notes: Includes index. Language: English.
CITATION. Africans and the politics of popular culture edited by Falota, Toyin|Agruwelo, Augustine. Rochester: University of the Rochester press, - Available at: http. If you turn to popular culture for images of people on the African continent, you’re likely to notice a pattern.
Time and time again, Africans are depicted as if they’re one and the same. You’ll see Africans portrayed wearing face paint Author: Nadra Kareem Nittle. Africans and the Politics of Popular Culture by Toyin Falola (Editor) starting at $ Africans and the Politics of Popular Culture has 1 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace.
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