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Creative incursions : cultural representations of human rights in Africa and the black diaspora / edited by Abikal Borah, Bisola Falola, Toyin Falola.

Publication:
Durham, North Carolina : Carolina Academic Press, LLC, [2019]
Series:
Carolina Academic Press African world series
African world series
Format/Description:
Book
xiii, 287 pages ; 23 cm.
Subjects:
Human rights -- Africa.
Marginality, Social -- Africa.
African diaspora.
Africa -- Cultural policy.
Africa -- Social life and customs.
Cultural policy.
Human rights.
Manners and customs.
Marginality, Social.
Africa.
Contents:
Beyond culture and constitution : economic marginalization, social exclusion, and legitimizing human rights in Africa / Bonny Ibhawoh
The role of traditional leaders in addressing women's rights in postcolonial Africa : the case of FGM and forced marriage / Serges Djoyou Kamga
"Relative universalism" of human rights : the tragic human drama and the debates on homosexuality in Uganda / Ogenga Otunnu
Human rights and the postcolonial African literati / Bernard Steiner Ifekwe
Articulations of human rights ideas in contemporary Yor?b? poetry / Arinpe G. Adejumo
Harmony between two worlds : Urhobo lamenting and the politics of mourning / Felicia Ohwovoriole
Domestic expectations and Igbo women's victimhood in B for Boy / Chinedu Anumudu and Owusu Ansah Boakye
Delirious aesthetics and human rights in music videos about the LRA atrocities in Northern Uganda / Okaka Opio Dokotum
The rhetoric of silence : listening to women's nonverbal activism in Anglophone Cameroon / Delphine Fongang
Hip hop politics : agitation through film and music in West Africa / Rita Keresztesi
The right to narrate African heritage in the diaspora : writing as a political gesture / Felipe Fanuel Xavier Rodrigues
Diasporic experiences in Amma Darko's Beyond the horizon and Chimamanda Adichie's Americanah / Bosede Funke Afolayan.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 265-279) and index.
Contributor:
Borah, Abikal, editor.
Falola, Bisola, editor.
Falola, Toyin, editor.
ISBN:
9781531013097
1531013090
9781531013103
OCLC:
1099539369
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