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Title:African universities in crisis and the promotion of a democratic culture
Editor:Nyamnjoh, Francis B.ISNI
Periodical:African Studies Review (ISSN 1555-2462)
City of publisher:New Brunswick, NJ
Publisher:African Studies Association
Geographic term:Africa
Subjects:higher education
External link:https://www.jstor.org/stable/i267449
Abstract:This special issue assembles a set of papers on African universities and higher education in Africa. Contributions: Francis B. Nyamnjoh and Nantang B. Jua: African universities in crisis and the promotion of a democratic culture: the political economy of violence in African educational systems. Henk J. Van Rinsum: 'Wipe the blackboard clean': academization and Christianization - siblings in Africa? Nantang B. Jua and Francis B. Nyamnjoh: Scholarship production in Cameroon: interrogating a recession. David Kerr and Jack Mapanje: Academic freedom and the University of Malawi. Ade Kunle Amuwo: Between intellectual responsibility and political commodification of knowledge: Nigeria's academic political scientists under the Babangida military junta, 1985-1993. A.B.K. Kasozi: The role of the State in addressing challenges and opportunities posed by the rapid growth of universities in Uganda since 1988. Edlyne Anugwom: Cogs in the wheel: academic trade unionism, government, and the crisis in tertiary education in Nigeria. Maurice N. Amutabi: Crisis and student protest in universities in Kenya: examining the role of students in national leadership and the democratization process. Piet Konings: University students' revolt, ethnic militia, and violence during political liberalization in Cameroon. Dominic Boyer: The African crisis in context: comparative encounters with educational rationalization.