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By Banning Eyre
Published: 27 April 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7542-5
... Rise Up Africa Calling Murambatsvina Legends of Zimbabwe ...
Published: 27 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375425-015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7542-5
... in Harare, claiming they were illegally purchased. Though his musical output has now slowed, Mapfumo continues to produce new work, notably the album Rise Up , released on Peter Gabriel’s RealWorld records and coordinated with an appearance at the 2006 Live 8: Africa Calling concert in the United Kingdom...
Published: 21 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375548-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7554-8
... The calls for capitalism with an ethic were nowhere more pronounced or more passionate than in the 1970s debate about economic disengagement from South Africa. It was surprising to many that a black executive at a large Fortune 500 company was taking the “divestment” side of the debate rather...
Book Chapter

By Banning Eyre
Published: 27 April 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7542-5
... musical output has now slowed, Mapfumo continues to produce new work, notably the album Rise Up , released on Peter Gabriel’s RealWorld records and coordinated with an appearance at the 2006 Live 8: Africa Calling concert in the United Kingdom. Rise Up Africa Calling Murambatsvina Legends...
Published: 21 July 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373636-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7363-6
... This chapter connects local danger and ngoma’s bravado to the network of national violence that dramatically charged the notions of masculine Zuluness during South Africa’s transition, 1990–94. It focuses on ngoma lyrics composed in response to national struggle, and on the variations...
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By Bill Anthes
Published: 04 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374992-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7499-2
... with indigenous artists in South Africa and North America, and a 2013 photomural permanently installed in the Cheyenne-Arapaho Nation. These artworks are contextualized in terms of what Anishnaabe writer Gerald Vizenor has called “survivance,” a neologism that brings together the terms “survival” and “resistance...
Published: 22 July 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375357-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7535-7
... Africa, Europe, and other parts of the Middle East, these couples have reached Conceive through global networks of referral, and are attracted to this IVF clinic because of its medical cosmopolitanism, or clinical care delivered across national, ethnic, religious, linguistic, and cultural boundaries...
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By Swanee Hunt
Published: 05 May 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373568-051
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7356-8
..., political icons, and women's activists, it highlights what is unique about this country's women leaders, but also how their masterful strategies can be applied elsewhere in Africa, in other postconflict societies, and in any country that lags on gender parity (such as the United States). Debunking myths...
Published: 01 January 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375852-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7585-2
...—as extension of Europe, Africa, Asia, and other global geographies and histories, as well as a location where various kinds and types and embodiments of freedom and unfreedom emerge—identifies it as a place where the cosmo-political takes route in all the messiness of ethnicity and raciological thinking...
Series: a John Hope Franklin Center Book
Published: 17 February 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373230-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7323-0
... and practices, produced the Black Man as an animal presence, a site of savage exteriority. But Black reason as Black consciousness painted Africa as homeland or strange land, responsibility and opportunity, and found its voice in written histories and revolutionary activity. Today biopolitical warfare...
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 08 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374947-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7494-7
... in their lives. Rooted within more than a decade of ethnographic fieldwork, this essay analyzes the music tracks and political worldviews of American desi rappers who forge connections across nations and religions to identify with other Brown youth in North Africa and the Middle East. “Muslim-looking” rappers...
Published: 21 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7554-8
...The 1990s<subtitle>Moral Lessons from South Africa</subtitle> This chapter describes the author’s transformation from consummate activist to the lead American diplomat in South Africa. It had been a long journey for Nelson Mandela, who went from prison to president, but it was no small step...
Published: 21 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7554-8
... in Tuscaloosa and continued in Claremont. corporate ethics social capital beyond grantmaking domestic bribery political payoffs The calls for capitalism with an ethic were nowhere more pronounced or more passionate than in the 1970s debate about economic disengagement from South Africa...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 19 January 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376279-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7627-9
... This chapter explores the environs of a major medical research center in Africa. The center is owned by the National Clinical Research Organisation (itself explicitly called a para-statal institution) and has, for the past three decades, conducted world-leading research in tropical diseases...
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 08 January 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7494-7
... of Caribbean and third world peoples,  and  to the revolutions of Eastern Europe and southern Africa and the anti-apartheid movement. As Making History  tracked the “hot wars” in the third world, in the 1991  Tings an’ Times , and “New World Hawdah” (Order), amid celebrations of neoliberalism...
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 08 January 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7494-7
... who forge connections across nations and religions to identify with other Brown youth in North Africa and the Middle East. “Muslim-looking” rappers across the globe call on Black popular culture to speak truth to power and articulate their demands for reform. desi South Asian American Arab...
Series: New Ecologies for the Twenty-First Century
Published: 19 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375012-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7501-2
..., which is experiencing a massive resource development boom that threatens the very biodiversity that the country is renowned for. This is largely due to the low levels of human development in PNG, which are on par with most of the countries in sub-Saharan Africa. The chapter concludes...
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By Didier Fassin
Published: 12 May 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7287-5
...Tensions Kelly Gillespie analyzes the conditions under which her testimony was requested at a commission investigating police brutality in the township of Khayelitsha in South Africa. While she was expected to confirm the commonsense idea according to which the development of vigilantism...
Published: 05 August 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374039-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7403-9
... attends to healing social relations to cure the body. The therapeutic logic of three dire maladies—infertility, hydropsy, snakebite—is explored to illustrate disease’s social origins and cure. The author ends with a call to global health officials to take seriously local categories of medicine...
Published: 05 August 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7403-9
... arrangement boasts inordinately high rates of return (greater than 90%). The chapter details the road to teen micro-lending success in this area. microfinance microfinance for teens microfinance in West Africa lending The brainchild of a Duke English major, the Farendé Writers’ Society brings...