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  Volume 57, Number 1, April 2014

Table of Contents

Julius Nyerere, Ujamaa, and Political Morality in Contemporary Tanzania

pp. 1-24

Radio Call-In Shows on Intimate Issues in Benin: “Crossroads of Sentiments”

pp. 25-48

The Politics of Decentralization in Ghana’s Fourth Republic

pp. 49-69

“Hybrid Governance,” Legitimacy, and (Il)legality in the Informal Cross-Border Trade in Panyimur, Northwest Uganda

pp. 71-91

Exploring the Middle Classes in Nairobi: From Modes of Production to Modes of Sophistication

pp. 93-114

The Politics of Land Reform in Kenya 2012

pp. 115-130

ASR Focus on Ali A. Mazrui


pp. 131-133

Ali A. Mazrui, the Postcolonial Theorist

pp. 135-152

A Better Intellectual Community Is Possible: Dialogues with Ali A. Mazrui

pp. 153-170

The Spread of Economic Doctrines and Policymaking in Postcolonial Africa

pp. 171-198


Kenya’s 2013 Elections

pp. 199-207

Book Reviews

Anthropology and Sociology

The Modernity Bluff: Crime, Consumption, and Citizenship in Côte d’Ivoire by Sasha Newell (review)

pp. 209-210


A History of Violence in the Early Algerian Colony by William Gallois (review)

pp. 211-212

Betting on the Africans: John F. Kennedy’s Courting of African Nationalist Leaders by Philip E. Muehlenbeck (review)

pp. 213-214

Politics, International Relations, and Globalization

Multiethnic Coalitions in Africa: Business Financing of Opposition Election Campaigns by Leonardo R. Arriola (review)

pp. 214-216

Economics and Development

Poor Numbers: How We Are Misled by African Development Statistics and What to Do about It by Morten Jerven (review)

pp. 216-218

Health and Disease

Scrambling for Africa: AIDS, Expertise, and the Rise of American Global Health Science by Johanna Taylor Crane (review)

pp. 218-220

Science and Philosophy

African Art as Philosophy: Senghor, Bergson and the Idea of Negritude by Souleymane Bachir Diagne (review)

pp. 220-221

Language, Literature, and the Arts

Trash: African Cinema from Below by Kenneth W. Harrow (review)

pp. 222-224

Memoirs and Biography

A Lot of Loose Ends: A Vet in Africa by Roland Minor (review)

pp. 224-226

Film Reviews

Feature Films

Mother of George by Andrew Dosunmu (review)

pp. 227-229

Grigris by Mahamat-Saleh Haroun (review)

pp. 229-231

Nairobi Half Life by David Gritonga (review)

pp. 231-233

The Hero by Zézé Gamboa (review)

pp. 233-234


Framing the Other by Ilja Kok and Willem Timmers (review)

pp. 235-236

Audre Lorde: The Berlin Years 1984 to 1992 by Dagmar Schultz (review)

pp. 237-238

Black Business by Osvalde Lewat (review)

pp. 238-240

Hip Hop Colony by Michael Wanguhu (review)

pp. 240-242

War Don Don by Rebecca Richman Cohen (review)

pp. 242-244

Call Me Kuchu by Katherine Fairfax Wright and Malika Zouhali-Worrall, and: God Loves Uganda by Roger Ross Williams (review)

pp. 244-246

Guerilla Grannies: How to Live in This World by Ike Bertels (review)

pp. 246-248

Mandela: Son of Africa, Father of a Nation by Jo Menell and Angus Gibson (review)

pp. 248-250

When African Americans Came to Paris by Joanne Burke (review)

pp. 250-252

Fold Crumple Crush: The Art of El Anatsui by Susan Vogel (review)

pp. 252-253

Slave Ship Mutiny by Nic Young and Joe Kennedy (review)

pp. 253-255

Glorious Exit by Kevin Merz (review)

pp. 255-256

An Open Window by Khady Sylla (review)

pp. 257-258

Robert Mugabe…What Happened? by Simon Bright (review)

pp. 258-260

Books Received

pp. 261-263

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