An African Perspective on Contemporary Terrorism

Author: Mamdani, Mahmood

Source: Development, Volume 45, Number 2, June 2002 , pp. 25-27(3)

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

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Mahmood Mamdani suggests that we turn the cultural theory of politics on its head. He places cultural debates in their historical and political contexts and in so doing claims that terrorism is not a cultural residue in modern politics but a modern construction.Development (2002) 45, 25–27. doi:10.1057/palgrave.development.1110344

Document Type: Research Article


Affiliations: 1Columbia University, USA

Publication date: June 1, 2002

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