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Citizen and subject

contemporary Africa and the legacy of late colonialism

by Mahmood Mamdani

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Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton, N.J .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa,
  • Africa.
    • Subjects:
    • Colonies -- Africa -- Administration.,
    • Despotism -- Africa.,
    • Democracy -- Africa.,
    • Apartheid -- Africa.,
    • Indigenous peoples -- Africa.,
    • Africa -- Colonial influence.,
    • Africa -- Politics and government.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [303]-337) and index.

      StatementMahmood Mamdani.
      SeriesPrinceton studies in culture/power/history
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJV246 .M35 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 353 p. :
      Number of Pages353
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL792742M
      ISBN 100691011079, 0691027935
      LC Control Number95025318

        Mahmood Mamdani’s Citizen and Subject is a powerful work of analysis that lays bare the sources of the problems that plagued, and often still plague, African governments.. Analysis is one of the broadest and most fundamental critical thinking skills, and involves understanding the structure and features of : Meike de Goede.   I am identifying the citizen as an ethically sensitive and responsible member of a political community, most significantly of a sovereign state. In contrast, the subject conceives of upright standing in a political community by the willingness to go along with the group and to obey the directives of government and those exercising formal authority.

      Citizen: An American Lyric by Claudia Rankine. Digital Rights Management (DRM) The publisher has supplied this book in encrypted form, which means that you need to .   The appearance of this book in France was something of a historic event. Under the heading of 'universality,' a concept that Balibar has almost single-handedly salvaged, Citizen Subject tries to rethink political belonging in our time, so as to redeem a humanism capable of contesting itself from the inside and available to serve the struggles of our day.3/5(4).

      CITIZEN is a difficult book, not because of the language but because of the cumulative effect of purposeful and absent-minded and unaware racist incidents. Whereas, for me at least, the power of poetry arises from the uses of language and its incredible compression, and its reformulation of reality, this work develops on accumulated incident/5. As nouns the difference between citizen and subject is that citizen is a person who is legally recognized as a member of a state, with associated rights and obligations while subject is (grammar) in a clause: the word or word group (usually a noun phrase) that is dealt with in active clauses with verbs denoting an action, the subject and the actor are usually the same.


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In analyzing the obstacles to democratization Citizen and subject book post- independe /5. Snowden’s rites of passage in the IC are recounted with a sophisticated level of self-reflection, and eventually show us that the homocontractus is as much a citizen as a subject, the contradiction between his two selves providing the drama and plot for the story.

Since its release, Mahmood Mamdani's Citizen and Subject has been at the center of attention and controversy among African academics. Inthe African Studies Association selected it as a recipient of the Herskovitz prize, as one of the finest works on African politics during that particular year.

Citizen and Subject Book Description: In analyzing the obstacles to democratization in post- independence Africa, Mahmood Mamdani offers a bold, insightful account of colonialism's legacy--a bifurcated power that mediated racial domination through tribally organized local authorities, reproducing racial identity in citizens and ethnic identity.

Citizen and Subject Book Summary: Mahmood Mamdani's Citizen and Subject is a powerful work of analysis that lays bare the sources of the problems that plagued, and often still plague, African governments. Analysis is one of the broadest and most fundamental critical thinking skills, and involves understanding the structure and features of arguments.

The citizen-subject who is constituted in the claim to a “right to have rights” (Arendt) cannot exist without an underside that contests and defies it. He—or she, since Balibar is concerned throughout this volume with questions of sexual difference—figures not only the social relation but also the discontent or the uneasiness at the Cited by: 6.

Prof Mahmood Mamdani’s () book Citizen and Subject: Contemporary of Africa the Legacy of Late Colonialism is the second edition of a book published by Princeton University Press in Citizen and Subject reveals the challenges between Native.

The 12 essays provide an overview of Balibar’s work after his collaboration with Althusser. They explain and expand his framework; in particular, by restoring Arabic and Islamic thought to the conversation on the citizen subject. The collection includes two previously untranslated essays by Balibar himself on Carl Schmitt and Thomas Hobbes.

“Citizen,” which has been short-listed for the National Book Award, suggests that a contemporary “American lyric” is a weave of artfully juxtaposed intensities, a quarrel within form about Author: Dan Chiasson. Editorial Reviews. The challenge of making racism relevant, or even evident, to those who do not bear the brunt of its ill effects is tricky.

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Citizen subject: foundations for philosophical anthropology. [Étienne Balibar; Steven Miller] -- This book constitutes the summation of Étienne Balibar's career-long project to think the necessary and necessarily antagonistic relation between the categories of citizen and subject.

In this. Citizen: An American Lyric is a book-length poem by American poet Claudia Rankine. Citizen stretches the conventions of traditional lyric poetry by interweaving several forms of text and media into a collective portrait of racial relations in the United States. The book ranked as a New York Times Bestseller in and won several awards, including the National Book Critics Circle Author: Claudia Rankine.

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Citizenship studies was introduced as a compulsory subject in the s in Ireland. It is known as CSPE (Civic, Social and Political Education) and is taught to to year-olds.

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This theoretically adventurous work by a prominent Ugandan academic attempts to shift away from current paradigms constructed around themes of ethnic identity and the role of civil society.