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Selected University Ensembles: History, Resources, Repertoire, Teaching, Learning, Performance(s), and Reception

George Worlasi and Kwasi Dor

in West African Drumming and Dance in North American Universities: An Ethnomusicological Perspective

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781617039140
eISBN:
9781621039952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617039140.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Chapter 2 privileges a number of representative West African dance drumming ensembles in North American universities--UCLA, Wesleyan, Berkeley, York, Toronto, Pittsburgh, Tufts, MIT, Ole Miss, and ... More


Introduction: Working the System in Boomtown Africa

Jon Schubert

in Working the System: A Political Ethnography of the New Angola

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501713699
eISBN:
9781501709692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501713699.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter introduces the reader to Luanda and the paradoxes of living in ‘Boomtown Africa’ today. It presents the emic notion of the ‘system’ as an analytic to think through the facets of hegemony ... More


Against the System, within the System: The Parameters of the Political

Jon Schubert

in Working the System: A Political Ethnography of the New Angola

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501713699
eISBN:
9781501709692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501713699.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

The final chapter explores what happens when the ‘hegemonic domination’ sketched out previously reaches its limits. It shows how youth anti-government protests that started in 2011 utilise the ... More


Conclusion: Making the System Work

Jon Schubert

in Working the System: A Political Ethnography of the New Angola

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501713699
eISBN:
9781501709692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501713699.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

The conclusion restates the main points of the book: Working through the emic understanding of contemporary Angolan society as a system that needs to be understood, mastered, and managed to ... More


Is the Internet Creating New Reasons to Protest?

Francesca Polletta, Pang Ching Bobby Chen, Beth Gharrity Gardner, and Alice Motes

in The Future of Social Movement Research: Dynamics, Mechanisms, and Processes

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816686513
eISBN:
9781452948928
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816686513.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

New digital technologies have contributed not only to the supply of protest but also to the demand for it. They have helped to create new identities, new grievances, new rationales for protest, and ... More


Redrawing Contention and Authoritarian Practices

Frédéric Volpi

in Revolution and Authoritarianism in North Africa

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190642921
eISBN:
9780190848491
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190642921.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This chapter focuses on the routinization of the interpretations and behaviors initiated by the protest episodes. It details the new dynamics of protest mobilization and their implications for ... More


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