Development in Africa and the Diaspora: Democracy as Performed Activity in the Making of a Post-Modern World

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Omar H. Ali, Associate Professor (Creator)
Institution
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
Web Site: http://library.uncg.edu/

Abstract: Some twenty years ago I began a journey that has led me to becoming a scholar of Africa and the Diaspora (the histories of men and women of African descent in the Atlantic and Indian Ocean worlds), focusing on issues of democracy and development. I started under the mentorship of the Ghanaian anthropologist Maxwell Owusu at the University of Michigan, continued my studies at the London School of Economics and Political Science, and completed my doctorate in history at Columbia University.

Additional Information

Publication
Partners for Africa (August 2009).
Language: English
Date: 2009
Keywords
Africa, Diaspora, History, Democracy, Postmodernism