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Classes and class struggle in Africa

Amin, Samir.

Classes and class struggle in Africa

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Published by Afrografika Publishers in [Yaba, Lagos, Nigeria] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa.
    • Subjects:
    • Social classes -- Africa.,
    • Social structure -- Africa.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementby Samir Amin and Robin Cohen.
      ContributionsCohen, Robin, 1944-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHN780.Z9 S614 1977
      The Physical Object
      Pagination52 p. ;
      Number of Pages52
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2572664M
      LC Control Number85117022


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Introduction Class struggle is the active expression of a theoretical class conflict looked at from any kind of socialist perspective. Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels, leading ideologists of communism, wrote "The history of all hitherto existing society is Classes and class struggle in Africa book history of class struggle”.

After West Africa, 1 we begin a second series on the history of the African workers’movement with a contribution on the class struggles in South Africa. A country famous mainly for two reasons: on the one hand, its mineral wealth (gold, diamonds, etc.) due to which it is relatively well developed; and on the other, its monstrous apartheid system, the aftermath of which we still see   His words remain relevant to an awakening generation of revolutionaries.

30 Quotes From Class Struggle in Africa. Workers are workers, and nationality, race, tribe and religion are irrelevancies in the struggle to achieve socialism.

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86pp; 1 map/5. Other articles where Class struggle is discussed: Marxism: Class struggle: Marx inherited the ideas of class and class struggle from utopian socialism and the theories of Henri de Saint-Simon.

These had been given substance by the writings of French historians such as Adolphe Thiers and François Guizot on the French Revolution of Missing: Africa. Class struggle, or class warfare or class conflict, is tension or antagonism in is said to exist because different groups of people have different interests.

Looking at society this way is a feature of Marxism and socialism. Social sciences group people with similar social features into classes.

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Babu, a well-known Marxist political. activist in East Africa, attempts to. discuss in general terms the fate of. Africa. Class Struggle and Resistance in Africa is above all about the strength of the African working classes to challenge exploitation and oppression, and it does an effective job of showing workers’ power in action, from the strikes that drove out colonialism, to the mass upheaval against apartheid, to the struggles against neoliberal austerity.

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2 Class and Nation for social liberation from class exploitation is indissolubly linked to the national liberation struggle of the people of Asia and Africa.

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Kwame Nkrumah. INTRODUCTION In other words, wherever there is a race problem it has become linked with the class struggle." PAGE ELITISM DENYING POSSIBILITY OF SOCIALIST REVOLUTION "Elitism is the ideology of the bourgeoisie.

It arose during the second half of the nineteenth century largely as a result of the. Recent African history has exposed the close links between the interests of imperialism and neo-colonialism and the African bourgeoisie.

This book reveals the nature and extent of the class struggle in Africa, and sets it in the broad context of the African Revolution.

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This collection of essays and interviews studies class struggle and social empowerment on the African continent. “Cutting-edge.”—Patrick Bond “This fascinating book fills a vacuum that has weakened the believers in Marxist resistance in Africa.”—Joseph Iranola Akinlaja, general secretary of the National Union of Petroleum and.

CLASS STRUGGLES IN SOUTH AFRICA - PAGE 6 CLASS STRUGGLES IN SOUTH AFRICA - PAGE 3 TO NEO-LIBERALISM As the result of a titanic struggle by the African working class betweenthe apartheid system was overthrown, and a parliamentary democracy established and inaugurated with the April ADVERTISEMENTS: Marx’s sociology is in fact, sociology of class struggle.

According to Bendex and Lipset, “A social class in Marx’s terms is any aggregate of persons who perform the same function in the organization of production.” According to Marx, “Class is the manifestation of economic differentiation.” The concept of class struggle, though not originally propounded [ ]Missing: Africa.

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The forms of class conflict include direct violence, such as wars for resources and cheap labor and assassinations; indirect violence, such as deaths from poverty and starvation, illness.

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Reading Class Struggle in Africa Kwame Nkrumah’s writing reads like a text book designed to inform any learner of African studies. Whether the learners are the African workers and peasants to whom the book is dedicated, African pupils or international scholars such as Spelman ADW undergraduates they gain a clear understanding of class struggle in [ ].

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In the last pages Nkrumah says “The African revolutionary struggle is not an isolated one. Class struggle in Africa by Kwame Nkrumah; 4 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Africa, Social classes, Social conditions, Social conflict; Places: Africa.

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