Postcolonial Subjectivities in Africa

Richard Werbner

Postcolonial Subjectivities in Africa

Richard Werbner

Distributed for Zed Books

256 pages | 5.4375 x 8.5
Paper $44.95 ISBN: 9781856499552 Published January 2002 For sale in North and South America only
Contents
INTRODUCTION
Postcolonial Subjectivities: The Personal, The Political and the Moral - Richard Werbner

PART ONE Consciousness, Conscience and the Other
1. Nuriaty, the Saint, and the Sultan: Virtuous Subject and Subjective Virtuoso of the Post-Modern Colony - Michael Lambek
2. 'I am like a movie star in my street': Photographic Self-creation in Postcolonial Kenya - Heike Behrend
3. The Making and Unmaking of Consciousness: Nuba and Gamk Strategies for Survival in a Sudanese Borderland - Akira Okazaki
4. Gendered Violence and the Militarization of Ethnicity: A Case Study from South Sudan - Sharon Elaine Hutchinson and Jok Madut Jok

PART TWO Uncertainties, subjection and the subjunctive
5. 'A child is one person's only in the womb': Domestication, Agency and Subjectivity in the Cameroonian Grassfields - Francis B. Nyamnjoh
6. Uncertain Citizens: Herero and the New Intercalary Subject in Postcolonial Botswana - Deborah Durham
7. Subjectivity and Subjunctivity: Hoping for Health in Eastern Uganda - Susan Reynolds Whyte
8. Ancestral Incests and Postcolonial Subjectivities in the Karembola (Madagascar) - Karen Middleton

AFTERWORD
Provoking Postcolonial Subjectivities in Africa - Paul Stoller
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