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  Volume 48, Number 3, December 2005

Table of Contents

From: African Studies Review

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Identities in Transition: Shifting Conceptions of Home among "Black" South African University Students

pp. 1-19

Ngoma Memories: How Ritual Music and Dance Shaped the Northern Kenya Coast

pp. 21-47

State Creation in Nigeria: Failed Approaches to National Integration and Local Autonomy

pp. 49-65

Foreign Aid and Democratization: Benin and Niger Compared

pp. 67-87

ASR Focus
Commentaries on Marie Béatrice Umutesi's Surviving the Slaughter

Commentaries on Marie Beatrice Umutesi's Surviving the Slaughter: Introduction to ASR Focus

pp. 89-92

Bearing Witness to Mass Murder

pp. 93-101

Lending a Voice to the Voiceless: The Quest for Justice in Umutesi's Narrative

pp. 103-106

Marie Beatrice Umutesi's Truth: The Other Rwanda Genocide?

pp. 107-119

Suffering and Survival in Central Africa

pp. 121-132

On Behalf of Ordinary People: Bridging the Gap between High Politics and Simple Tragedies

pp. 133-141

Review Essays

New Strategies in the Battle against HIV/AIDS

pp. 143-146

Differing Perspecives on Mau Mau

pp. 147-154

Film Reviews

Karoo Kitaar Blues (review)

pp. 155-156

Afro@Digital (review)

pp. 156-158

State of Denial (review)

pp. 158-159

Book Reviews

Anthropology & Sociology

Child Labor in Sub-Saharan Africa (review)

pp. 161-162

Emerging Johannesburg: Perspectives on the Postapartheid City (review)

pp. 162-164

No Peace, No War: An Anthropology of Contemporary Armed Conflicts (review)

pp. 164-167

Urbanization and African Cultures (review)

pp. 167-168

Producing African Futures: Ritual and Reproduction in a Neoliberal Age (review)

pp. 168-170

Witchcraft, Violence and Democracy in South Africa (review)

pp. 170-171

Visions of the City: Accra in the 21st Century, and: Landlords and Lodgers: Socio-Spatial Organization in an Accra Community (review)

pp. 172-174

Economics & Development

Undermining Development: The Absence of Power among Local NGOs in Africa (review)

pp. 175-176

African Economic Development (review)

pp. 176-178

The Iraqw of Tanzania: Negotiating Rural Development, and: A History Under Siege: Intensive Agriculture in the Mbulu Highlands, Tanzania, 19th Century to the Present (review)

pp. 178-180

The Monetary Geography of Africa (review)

pp. 180-182


Taking Sides: Clashing Views on Controversial African Issues (review)

pp. 183-184

Elusive Equity: Education Reform in Post-Apartheid South Africa (review)

pp. 184-186

Geography, Environment, & Demography

Science, Society and Power: Environmental Knowledge and Policy in West Africa and the Caribbean (review)

pp. 187-188

Health & Disease

Making Kedjom Medicine: A History of Public Health and Well-Being in Cameroon (review)

pp. 189-190


The Historical Dimensions of Democracy and Human Rights in Zimbabwe. Volume 2: Nationalism, Democracy and Human Rights (review)

pp. 191-192

African Voices of the Atlantic Slave Trade: Beyond the Silence and the Shame (review)

pp. 192-193

Laduma!: Soccer, Politics and Society in South Africa (review)

pp. 193-195

Law & Human Rights

Indigenous Peoples' Rights of Southern Africa (review)

pp. 196-197

Literature and the Arts

In Senghor's Shadow: Art, Politics, and the Avant-Garde in Senegal, 1960-1995 (review)

pp. 198-199

Sounds of Change: Social and Political Features of Music in Africa (review)

pp. 199-200

Unwrapping the Textile Traditions of Madagascar (review)

pp. 200-202

A History of South African Literature (review)

pp. 202-204


African Media Cultures: Transdisciplinary Perspectives/ Cultures de medias en Afrique: Perspectives Transdisciplinaires (review)

pp. 205-206


The Rise, Fall, and Legacy of Apartheid (review)

pp. 207-208

Durable Peace: Challenges for Peacebuilding in Africa (review)

pp. 208-211

Youth and Identity Politics in South Africa 1990-1994 (review)

pp. 211-212

Politics in Francophone Africa (review)

pp. 212-214

Reclaiming Zimbabwe: The Exhaustion of the Patriarchal Model of Liberation (review)

pp. 214-216

Zimbabwe: The Past Is the Future (review)

pp. 216-218

Transforming Mozambique: The Politics of Privatization, 1975-2000 (review)

pp. 218-220

Theatres of Struggle and the End of Apartheid (review)

pp. 220-222

The Horn of Africa as Common Homeland: The State and Self-Determination in the Era of Heightened Globalization (review)

pp. 222-224

Southern Africa in World Politics: Local Aspirations and Global Entanglements (review)

pp. 224-225


Ghana's New Christianity: Pentecostalism in a Globalising African Economy (review)

pp. 226-227

Books Received

Books Received

pp. 228-232

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