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Author Bewaji, John Ayotunde Isola.
Title Narratives of struggle : the philosophy and politics of development / John Ayotunde Bewaji.
Published Durham, N.C. : Carolina Academic Press, 2012.
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 Floor3  HC800 .B484 2012    IN LIBRARY
Description xv, 451 p. ; 26 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 411-437) and index.
Contents Horton's patterns of thought in Africa and the West and Africana narratives of struggle -- Requiem to Western education in Africana societies -- Philosophy, cultures, and errors of ontogenesis -- The politics of philosophy as history of culture and civilization -- Prolegomenon to an economics of religion -- Toyin Falola, (African) society, and developmental imperatives -- Myths, symbols, images, stereotypes, identity, gender and development -- Education and art in the Africana quest for development -- Art, consciousness, and Africana identity crises -- Remapping the existential model across cultural boundaries -- Ignorance, bad faith, and self-deception in Africana leadership -- Language, culture, science, technology, and development in Africa -- Wiredu, Mills, and Henry: complementary tropes for Africana development -- From Goree to globalization: engaging the African diaspora -- Pearce, philosophy, and Africana narratives of struggle -- Conclusion.
Subject Economic development -- Social aspects -- Africa.
Africa -- Economic conditions -- 21st century.
Africa -- Politics and government -- 21st century.
Africa -- Social conditions -- 21st century.
Culture and globalization -- Africa.
ISBN 1611630878 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9781611630879 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Standard # 40021733680
OCLC number 771425923