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Volume 55, Number 2, September 2012

Table of Contents

Pastoral Production in Colonial Kenya: Lessons from the Past?

pp. 1-27 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2012.0039

ASR Forum: The Case of Gender-Based Violence: Assessing the Impact of International Human Rights Rhetoric on African Lives


pp. 29-36 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2012.0043

The New Sexual Violence Legislation in the Congo: Dressing Indelible Scars on Human Dignity

pp. 37-57 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2012.0047

The South African Sexual Offences Act and Local Meanings of Coercion and Consent in KwaZulu Natal: Universal Human Rights?

pp. 59-75 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2012.0028

Locating Neocolonialism, “Tradition,” and Human Rights in Uganda’s “Gay Death Penalty”

pp. 77-95 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2012.0031

Situating Sexual Violence in Rwanda (1990–2001): Sexual Agency, Sexual Consent, and the Political Economy of War

pp. 97-118 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2012.0034

International Human Rights, Gender-Based Violence, and Local Discourses of Abuse in Postconflict Liberia: A Problem of “Culture”?

pp. 119-146 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2012.0037


Militarizing Africa and African Studies and the U.S. Africanist Response

pp. 147-161 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2012.0041

Book Reviews

Anthropology and Sociology

The Perils of Belonging: Autochthony, Citizenship, and Exclusion in Africa and Europe (review)

pp. 163-165 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2012.0045


Kenya: In Between Hope and Despair, 1963–2011 (review)

pp. 166-168 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2012.0049

Politics, International Relations, and Globalization

Neopatrimonialism in Africa and Beyond (review)

pp. 169-171 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2012.0030


The Lion of Judah in the New World: Emperor Haile Selassie of Ethiopia and the Shaping of Americans’ Attitude toward Africa (review)

pp. 172-173 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2012.0033

Film Review Essays

King Ampaw: Traveling by Lorry

pp. 175-179 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2012.0036

Diversity Within Yoruba-Language Video Films

pp. 180-185 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2012.0040

Film Reviews

Feature Films

Relentless (review)

pp. 187-188 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2012.0044

Scheherazade, Tell Me a Story. Original title: Ehky Ya Schahrazad (review)

pp. 188-190 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2012.0048

Saint-Louis Blues. Original title: Un Transport en Commun (review)

pp. 190-191 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2012.0029


Youssou N’Dour: Return to Gorée (review)

pp. 192-193 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2012.0032

Neither Allah, Nor Master! 2011. Original Title: Ni Allah, Ni Maïtre! (Laïcité, Inch’Allah!) (review)

pp. 193-194 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2012.0035

The Witches of Gambaga (review)

pp. 195-196 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2012.0038

Holy Hustlers (review)

pp. 196-198 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2012.0042

Manuscripts of Timbuktu (review)

pp. 198-199 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2012.0046

Books Received

pp. 201-207 | DOI: 10.1353/arw.2012.0027

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