restricted access   Volume 32, Number 2, Fall 2015

Table of Contents

Honoring our Founder and Surveying the Road Ahead


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pp. 9-11


Tributes to the Late Harold Isaacs, ATWS Founder and JTWS Editor: Reflections on His Life and Legacy

p. 15

Dr. Harold Isaacs: The Fine Man and the Leaders’ Leader

pp. 17-19

An Authentic Leader, Scholar and Teacher: The Man - Dr. Harold Isaacs

pp. 19-25

Bob Curry Remembers Harry

pp. 25-26

Reflections on Dr. Harold Isaacs: In Search of International Conference Sites

pp. 26-31

Zia Hashmi Interview October 7, 2015

pp. 31-37

My Friend Harry

pp. 37-41

Words in Remembrance of Our Late Founder, Harold Isaacs

pp. 41-45

Acceptance Speech and Tribute to Harold Isaacs

pp. 45-49

On the Beaches of Elmina

pp. 49-54

The Third World, Harold Isaacs and Abraham Lincoln

pp. 55-59

Harold Isaacs: A Benevolent and Open-Minded Leader

pp. 59-63

A Tribute to Harold Isaacs

pp. 63-67

Remembering Harold

pp. 67-69

African Social Research Forum Tributes to Mwalimu Harold Isaacs: A Metaphorical Linguistic Analysis

pp. 71-83

Additional Tributes To Our Late Founder and Editor from Colleagues, Friends, and Admirers

pp. 85-96

Other Papers

“From Prosperity for All (PFA) to Prosperity for Few (PFF): Political SACCOS and Their Impact on Rural Development in Uganda”

pp. 99-122

Frankenstein in Colombia: America’s Policy Missteps and the Paramilitaries

pp. 123-151

Mining and Land Acquisition: An Analysis of Mineral Rich Tribal Regions in Odisha

pp. 153-174

The Practice of Lobola in Contemporary South African Society

pp. 175-190

Political Openness in Post Authoritarian Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA): Domestic and External Pressure to Conformity

pp. 191-217

Profit and Profit Making Among Onitsha Market Traders

pp. 219-239

Book Reviews and Review Essays


The Post-Colonial State and Civil War in Sudan: The Origins of Conflict in Darfur by Noah R. Bassil (review)

pp. 243-245

Africa in World Politics: Engaging a Changing Global Order ed. by John W. Harbeson and Donald Rothchild (review)

pp. 245-246

Black Skin, White Coats: Nigerian Psychiatrists, Decolonization, and the Globalization of Psychiatry by M. M. Heaton (review)

pp. 247-249

South Africa’s Gold Mines & the Politics of Silicosis by Jock McColloch (review)

pp. 249-251

Regional Integration, Identity and Citizenship in the Greater Horn of Africa ed. by Kidane Mengisteab and Redie Bereketeab (review)

pp. 251-253

Christian Warfare in Rhodesia-Zimbabwe: The Salvation Army and African Liberation, 1891–1991 by Norman H. Murdock (review)

pp. 253-256

African Cities: Alternative Visions of Urban Theory and Practice by Garth Andrew Myers (review)

pp. 256-258

Paradoxes of History and Memory in Post-Colonial Sierra Leone ed. by Sylvia Ojukutu-Macauley and Ismail Rashid (review)

pp. 259-260

Reforming the Unreformable: Lessons from Nigeria by Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala (review)

pp. 261-263

Historical Dictionary of Ghana by David Owusu-Ansah (review)

pp. 263-265

Examining Human Rights Issues and the Democracy Project in Sub-Saharan Africa by E. Ike Udogu (review)

pp. 265-266


The Persian Gulf and Pacific Asia: From Indifference to Interdependence by Christopher Davidson (review)

pp. 267-269

Southeast Asia in the New International Era by Robert Dayley and Clark D. Neher (review)

pp. 269-271

Age of Ambition: Chasing Fortune, Truth and Faith in the New China by Evan Osnos (review)

pp. 271-273

Latin America

We Created Chavez: A People’s History of the Venezuelan Revolution by George Ciccariello-Maher, and: Women in Cuba: The Making of a Revolution within the Revolution by Vilma Espín, Asela de los Santos and Yolanda Ferrer (review)

pp. 275-277

Rivalry and Alliance Politics in Cold War Latin America by Christopher Darnton (review)

pp. 277-280

Historical Dictionary of Panama by Thomas M. Leonard (review)

pp. 280-281

Adios Niño: The Gangs of Guatemala City and the Politics of Death by Deborah T. Levenson, and: War by Other Means: Aftermath in Post-Genocide Guatemala ed. by Carlotta McAllister and Diane M. Nelson (review)

pp. 282-283

Chilean New Song: The Political Power of Music, 1960s-1973 by J. Patrice McSherry (review)

pp. 284-286

State of Ambiguity: Civic Life and Culture in Cuba’s First Republic ed. by Steven Palmer, José Antonio Piqueras, and Amparo Sánchez Cobos (review)

pp. 286-287

Narrating Narcos: Culiacán and Medellín by Gabriela Polit Dueñas (review)

pp. 288-289

General Studies

Power, Powerlessness and Globalization: Contemporary Politics in the Global South by Opoku Agyeman (review)

pp. 291-293

Keyboard Jihad: Attempts to Rectify Misperceptions and Misrepresentations of Islam by Abdul Karim Bangura (review)

pp. 293-295

Rethinking The Third World: International Development and World Politics by Mark T. Berger and Heloise Weber (review)

pp. 295-297

The Challenges of Nuclear Non-Proliferation by Richard D. Burns and Philip E. Coyle III (review)

pp. 298-300

A Primer for Teaching World History by Antoinette Burton (review)

pp. 300-303

Sociology of Human Rights by Mark Frezzo, and: The Human Rights Enterprise: Political Sociology, State Power, and Social Movements by William T. Armaline, Davita Silfen Glasberg, and Bandana Purkayastha (review)

pp. 303-304

Abraham Lincoln Without Borders: Lincoln’s Legacy Outside the United States ed. by Jyotirmaya Tripathy, Sura P. Rath, and William D. Pederson (review)

pp. 305-306

On the Boundaries: When International Relations, Comparative Politics, and Foreign Policy Meet by Howard Wiarda (review)

pp. 307-308

Books Available for Review

pp. 309-312


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