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Author Gibson, Nigel C.

Title Fanonian practices in South Africa : from Steve Biko to Abahlali baseMjondolo / Nigel C. Gibson.

Published New York : Palgrave Macmillan ; Scotsville, South Africa : University of KwaZulu-Natal Press, 2011.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  320.50968 FANO/ GIBS    AVAILABLE
Edition 1st ed.
Physical description xxii, 312 p. ; 22 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 274-298) and index.
Contents Amandla is still awethu : Fanonian practices in post-apartheid South Africa -- Biko's Fanonian practices -- The pitfalls of South Africa's liberation -- The new 'reality of the nation' : the rich and the poor -- Unfinished struggles for freedom : the birth of a new shack dwellers' movement -- Xenophobia or a new humanism? Fanon in the shacks -- In place of a conclusion.
Summary A serious and sophisticated examination of post-apartheid South Africa through the lens of Frantz Fanon's revolutionary humanism. Gibson, director of the Honours Programme at Emerson College in the United States and a visiting research fellow at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, considers Fanon's work and Steve Biko's analysis of the dangers of liberalism as he looks into the politics of the growing shack dwellers movement in South Africa.
Subject Fanon, Frantz, 1925-1961 -- Political and social views.
Fanon, Frantz, 1925-1961 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Fanon, Frantz, 1925-1961.
Blacks -- Race identity.
Liberalism -- South Africa.
South Africa -- Social conditions -- 21st century.
ISBN 1869141970 (University of KwaZulu-Natal Press : hbk.)
9780230117846 (Palgrave Macmillan : hbk.)
0230117848 (Palgrave Macmillan : hbk.)
9781869141974 (University of KwaZulu-Natal Press : hbk.)