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Contemporary perspectives on African moral economy

Contemporary perspectives on African moral economy

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Published by Dar es Salaam University Press in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by I.N. Kimambo ... [et al.].
ContributionsKimambo, Isaria N.
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 224 p. :
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22692560M
ISBN 109976604653
LC Control Number2008347882

The second edition of Perspectives on Africa: A Reader in Culture, History, and Representation is both an introduction to the cultures of Africa and a history of the interpretations of those cultures. Key essays explore the major issues and debates through a combination of classic articles and the newest research in the field. Explores the dynamic processes by and through which scholars have. The present volume, Themes, Issues and Problems in African Philosophy, contributes to the discussion about the shifting focus of the discourse of philosophy in Africa.

African Imaginations of Moral Economy: Notes on Indigenous Economic Concepts and Practices in Tanzania TADASU TSURUTA. disregarded from a modernist perspective, because these concepts and practices reflect a Such an attempt must have a contemporary relevance, as . The youngster in this book is concerned about his family finances. His father is an inventor and an innovator who has left his regular job and they don’t have much of an income stream. Their house is going on the market; he is worried about having to move away, and he’s desperate to stay.

The journal of Modern African Studies, 37, I (I), pp. Printed in the United Kingdom K i Cambridge University Press A moral economy of corruption in A frica? J. P. Olivier de Sardan* ABSTRACT As far as corruption in Africa is both conspicuous and generalised, it has to be studied from the viewpoint of the participants. This article. James, D. Land for the landless: conflicting images of rural and urban in South Africa's land reform programme Journal of Contemporary African Studies 19 93 James, D. To take the information down to the people”: life skills and HIV/AIDS peer educators in the Durban area African Studies 61


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Contemporary Perspectives on African Moral Economy [Kimambo, I. N., Hyden, G., Maghimbi, S.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Contemporary. Contemporary perspectives on African moral economy / Kazuhiko Sugimura --The economy of affection: why the African peasantry remains uncaptured / Goran Hyden --Between moral economy and economy of affection / Tadasu Tsuruta Contemporary perspectives on African moral economy book the environment and improving livelihoods by using traditional knowledge and organization: the case of Ngitili Conservationa Areas in Shinyanga.

Contemporary perspectives on African moral economy / Kazuhiko Sugimura. The economy of affection: why the African peasantry remains uncaptured / Goran Hyden. Between moral economy and economy of affection / Tadasu Tsuruta. Contemporary Perspectives on African Moral Economy edited by Isaria N.

Kimambo, Goran Hyden The topic of African moral economy was first raised by Goran Hyden in as one of the main obstacles to economic transformation of the African peasantry. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

Chapter 1: Contemporary Perspectives on African Moral Economy Kazuhiko Sugimura 3 Introduction 3 Economy of Affection as African Moral Economy and Its Contemporary Relevance 4 Moral Economy in the Era of Globalisation 7 New Trend in Development Thinking and the Extension and Deepening of the Concept of Moral Economy 10 References   In a new book on the neoliberal moral economy in Africa, Jörg Wiegratz writes how there has been a high intensity of moral-economic interference of foreign, especially Western actors to promote a particular capitalist moral order in contemporary African societies.

Description: The topic of African moral economy was first raised by Goran Hyden in as one of the main obstacles to economic transformation of the African peasantry. The suggestion caused serious academic debates between the proposer and other scholars on African societies, especially those using political economy as the framework of their analysis.

The Memory of Love Aminatta Forna ()Forna’s memoir, The Devil That Danced on the Water, was a daughter’s search for the truth of a murdered father’s last days, and for a country. contemporary society but maintain that these values be critically assessed, and those found to be inimical to the well-being and holistic development of the society, be discarded.

In this way, African culture and values can be revaluated, their relevance established and sustained in order to give credence to authentic African identity. INTRODUCTION. African Moral Philosophy I: Community and Justice 58 Persons, Individualism, and Communalism Suffering and Injustice Poverty and Human Development 5.

African Moral Philosophy II: Truth and Reconciliation 83 Linking Communalism, Ubuntu, and Restorative Justice Understanding the Grammar of Justice after Apartheid. theoretical perspective while locating them in the contemporary realities of the African continent.

She points to the political dimension of social justice in the absence of democracy and calls for discourses that counter the dominant focus on economic growth by focusing more on “what ought to be” the societies that people desire.

African Personhood and Applied Ethics offers a philosophical explication of the ethics of personhood to give reasons why we should take it seriously as an African moral perspective that can contribute to global moral-political issues.

The book points to the two facets that constitute the ethics of personhood – an account of (1) moral. conclude that African philosophy consists in speculative, conceptual and analytical as well as the critical examination of the African traditional thought in the light of contemporary global events.

Perspectives on African philosophy: According to Paulin J. Hountondji, philosophy can be regarded as the most self-conscious of disciplines. Ethics or moral theology is not concerned with elucidation and justification of morality in a narrow sense. However it is clear that to assess people''s conduct as immoral or morally acceptable is to consider it from one point of view and not the only possible way of assessing the human act.

Comparative Perspectives on Moral Economy: Africa and Southeast Asia, TSURUTA Tadasu, Joint author, Chapter 6, Dar es Salaam University Press, Contemporary Perspectives on African Moral Economy (I. Kimambo et. eds.), Dar es Salaam University Press,Sakamoto, Kumiko. a, “Contemporary Perspectives of African Moral Economy: In relation to endogenous development” [in Japanese], presented in the 42th Annual Meeting of the Japan Association for African Studies.

The second edition of this book is a celebration of the success that the Department of Philosophy at the University of South Africa has had with its efforts to advance the cause of African Philosophy in South Africa after the Apartheid Era.

The University of South Africa has generously funded the manuscript preparation of the first and the second. A moral economy is an economy that is based on goodness, fairness, and justice, as opposed to one where the market is assumed to be independent of such concerns. The concept was an elaboration by English historian E.P.

Thompson, from a term already used by various eighteenth century authors, who felt that economic and moral concerns increasingly seemed to drift apart (see Götz ). European officials, in particular, have represented the Africa-EU ‘partnership’ as a pro-poor enterprise in which trade interests are married to development prerogatives.

Applying a moral economy perspective, this book examines the tangible impact of Africa-Europe trade and development co-operation on citizens in developing countries. “Africa and Southeast Asia: From the Viewpoint of Comparative Study of Civilization.” In S.

Maghimbi, I. N. Kimambo, & K. Sugimura (eds.), Comparative Perspectives on Moral Economy: Africa and Southeast Asia. Dar es Salaam: University of Dar es Salaam Press, pp. Tsuruta, T. “Between Moral Economy and Economy of Affection.”."The Moral Economy of Witchcraft." VI. Ancestors, Gods, and the Philosophy of Religion; Griaule, M.

Conversations with Ogotommeli Nielsen Book Data) Summary The second edition of Perspectives on Africa: A Reader in Culture, History, and Representation is both an introduction to the cultures of Africa and a history of the.DigitalBack Books, An important feature of Ghanaian tertiary education is the foundational African Studies Programme which was initiated in the early s.

Unfortunately hardly any readers exist which bring together a body of knowledge on the themes, issues and debates which inform and animate research and teaching in African Studies particularly on the African continent.