African Political Thought

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Springer, Dec 23, 2012 - Political Science - 215 pages
Focusing on individual political thinkers and beginning with indigenous African political thought, the book successively examines African nationalism, African socialism, populism and Marxism, Africanism and pan-Africanism, concluding with contemporary perspectives on democracy, development and the African state.

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GUY MARTIN is Professor of Political Science at Winston-Salem State University, USA. He is the author of Africa in World Politics: A Pan-African Perspective (2002); co-editor (with Chris Alden) of South Africa and France: Towards a New Engagement in Africa? (2003); and co-author (with Mueni wa Muiu) of A New Paradigm of the African State: Fundi wa Afrika (2009).