The Africana Human Condition and Global Dimensions


The Africana Human Condition and Global Dimensions



Edited by Seth N. Asumah, Ibipo Johnston-Anumonwo, John K. Marah.

New York African Studies Association. Conference (2001 : State University of New York College at Brockport).

"An occasional publication for the African American Studies Program at the State University of New York at Cortland, the African and Afro American Studies Department of SUNY Brockport, and the New York African Studies Association."/ This book consists of selected papers presented at the April 27-28, 2001 New York African Studies Association (NYASA) Conference, that was hosted by the African and Afro-American Studies Department at the State University of New York, College at Brockport.



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Binghamton, N.Y. : Global Publications, 2002.

xxii, 308 p. ; 22 cm.


African American Studies | African Languages and Societies


African & African-American Studies


Located in Drake Library at: DT30.5 .N47 2002

CONTENTS: Part 1: Issues on Globalization. The Effects of Globalization on African Nation-States and Cultures -- African Populism: Observations on Rawlings’ Ghana and Sankara’s Burkina Faso: Journeys through Authoritarian Neo-Liberalism and Democratization -- African Americans and the Challenge of Globalization: Between Technological Imperatives and Third World Immigration in the 21st Century – pt. 2: Science and Global Africa. Scientific Dependence in Africa Today -- The Baby on the Back: Science, Technology and the Politics of Progress in Africa – pt. 3: The Africana Human Condition: Experiences and Spaces of Learning and Lifelihoods. Infusing Critical Thinking into College and University Courses in Kenya: A Needs Analysis via a Focus Group -- African and African-Centered Educational Models: Critical Linkages of Theory and Praxis’ -- Ideal Spaces and Multicentered Places of the Plantation Household -- Getting to Work in Spite of the Odds: Commuting Patterns of African Americans in Rochester and Buffalo -- Dehumanizaion of African Women: An Analysis of Widowhood Practices among the Igbos of Nigeria – pt. 4: Africana Literature and the Human Condition. Nneka or ‘Mother is Supreme’: Powerful Female Imagery in Things Fall Apart and Feminism in the New Millennium -- African Aesthetics and African Literature: Developing an African-Centered Literary Theory from Existing Philosophical Concepts -- The Rejection of Blackness in African American Literature.

The Africana Human Condition and Global Dimensions