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Book Book Leiden University catalogue Leiden University catalogue
Title:Youth and higher education in Africa: the cases of Cameroon, South Africa, Eritrea and Zimbabwe
Editor:Chimanikire, Donald P.
City of publisher:Dakar
Publisher:Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA)
Geographic terms:Cameroon
South Africa
higher education
political action
student movements
student strikes
External link:https://codesria.org/spip.php?article418
Abstract:This book contains articles recounting the responses of African students to the impact of changing socioeconomic and political conditions in Africa on students and student political organizations in African universities. The Introduction is by Donald P. Chimanikire (Zimbabwe). This is followed by four essays: Student activism, violence and the politics of higher education in Cameroon: a case study of the University of Buea (1993-2003) by Jude Fokwang; Post-apartheid higher education: the role and challenges facing student activists by Mlungisi Cele (South Africa); Higher education and student politics in Zimbabwe by Annie Barbara Chikwanha; and Post-war politics and higher education students in Eritrea by Berhane Berhe Araia. The Conclusion is by Donald P. Chimanikire. [ASC Leiden abstract]