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Author Chimanikire, Donald P.

Title Youth and Higher Education in Africa : the Cases of Cameroon, South Africa, Eritrea and Zimbabwe
Published Oxford : Langaa RPCIG, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (150 pages)
Contents Front Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Notes on Contributors; Introduction; Part One -- Cameroon -- Student Activism, Violence and the Politicsof Higher Education in Cameroon: A Case Study of the University of Buea (1993-2003); Part Two -- South Africa -- Post-Apartheid Higher Education: The Role and Challengues Facing Student Activists; Part Three -- Zimbabwe -- Higher Education and Student Politics in Zimbabwe; Part Four -- Eritrea -- Post-war Politics and Higher Education Students in Eritrea; Conclusion; Back Cover
Summary Student activism in Africa, at least since the early 1990s, has been preoccupied with popular struggles for democracy in both their respective countries and institutions of higher learning. The changing socio-economic and political conditions in many African countries, characterized by the decline in economic growth and the introduction of multi-party politics, among several other factors, have had different impact on students and student political organizations in African universities. This book recounts the responses of students to these changes in their attempt to negotiate better living an
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Subject Education.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 2869784252