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Christian Youth Activism and South African Black Ecclesiology

Reggie Nel

in Contesting Post-Racialism: Conflicted Churches in the United States and South Africa

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781628462005
eISBN:
9781626745094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628462005.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Youth are a key force in inducing social and ecclesial transformation. The chapter narrates and analyzes a particular trajectory of Christian youth activism, i.e., “youth in the mission to overcome ... More


Black Education, Affirmative Action, and Citizenship in Salvador da Bahia: The Steve Biko Cultural Institute and the Pré-vestibular para Negros e Carentes Movement

Kwame Dixon

in Afro-Politics and Civil Society in Salvador da Bahia, Brazil

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813062617
eISBN:
9780813055985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062617.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter builds on chapter 5 by amplifying and framing key debates pertaining to affirmative action in Brazil by focusing on the roles played by the Pré-vestibular para Negros e Carentes (PVNC), ... More


The Revelation of Race: On Steve Biko

Vincent W. Lloyd

in Religion of the Field Negro: On Black Secularism and Black Theology

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780823277636
eISBN:
9780823280575
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823277636.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter focuses on the dramatic change affected by the South African anti-apartheid leader Steve Biko. The apartheid regime had used racial labeling to divide Indian, African, and mixed ... More


Transformative Revolution: Repairing the Fractured Ethical World

Drucilla Cornell and Kenneth Michael Panfilio

in Symbolic Forms for a New Humanity: Cultural and Racial Reconfigurations of Critical Theory

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823232505
eISBN:
9780823235643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823232505.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter examines how colonial legacy was parasitically infected with a white consciousness that established itself though a symbolic form of anti-black racism. It discusses the work of Steve ... More


Public art and place-making

Naomi Roux

in Remaking the urban: Heritage and transformation in Nelson Mandela Bay

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781526140289
eISBN:
9781526161079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526140296.00010
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter considers the possibilities for public art – whether monumental or ephemeral – to act as a point of access to urban collective memory, and what the politics are of these kinds of public ... More


‘Wisselbare Woorde’: J. M. Coetzee and Postcolonial Philosophy

Carrol Clarkson

in Beyond the Ancient Quarrel: Literature, Philosophy, and J.M. Coetzee

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198805281
eISBN:
9780191852381
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198805281.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Carrol Clarkson’s chapter wrestles with the contentious question of Coetzee’s relation to the Black Consciousness Movement in South Africa of the 1970s and early 1980s, which took its philosophical ... More


Wright’s Afromodern Search for Political Freedom

Lewis R. Gordon

in The Politics of Richard Wright: Perspectives on Resistance

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780813175164
eISBN:
9780813175195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813175164.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Lewis R. Gordon argues that Wright’s writings cast light on the suffocating world produced by colonialism, enslavement, and racism, in which black people are treated as if they simply don’t matter. ... More


Exordium: Writing and the Relation: From Textual Coloniality to South African Black Consciousness1

Rozena Maart

in Black Intersectionalities: A Critique for the 21st Century

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846319389
eISBN:
9781781380901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846319389.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

How do writers consider the representation of human relations, and particularly between characters with various racial, gender-related, sexual, or national (self)identifications? This chapter ... More


The Social Functions of Bioethics in South Africa

Anton A. van Niekerk and Solomon R. Benatar

in Bioethics Around the Globe

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195386097
eISBN:
9780190267476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195386097.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter focuses on South African bioethics, which originated as the “spillover” from British and European academic institutions as a result of its colonial past. South African bioethics are ... More


Struggling for Equality, Freedom, and Peace, 1966–1979

R. Keith Schoppa

in The Twentieth Century: A World History

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780190497354
eISBN:
9780197571958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190497354.003.0006
Subject:
History, World Modern History

The title of this chapter points to three objectives fought for in this period: equality, freedom, and peace. Among those seeking equality were women and those whose sexual identity was LGBTQ. As the ... More


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