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The Rise of a New Senegalese Cultural Philosophy?

Published: Apr 8th, 2014

by Devin Bryson Abstract The Senegalese social movement Y’en a Marre formed in 2011 in response to political stagnation and a lack of key public services. It played a decisive role in… Read More

The New Type of Senegalese under Construction: Fadel Barro and Aliou Sané on Yenamarrism after Wade

Published: Apr 8th, 2014

by Sarah Nelson Abstract Senegal’s Y’en a Marre movement, formed in early 2011, was instrumental in mobilizing the nation’s population, and especially its youth, to participate in the 2012 presidential election and… Read More

African Culture And Personality: Bad Social Science, Effective Social Activism, Or A Call To Reinvent Ethnology?

Published: Mar 25th, 2014

by James E. Lassiter Abstract Western social scientists abandoned typical personality and national character studies during the 1960s. However, many sub-Saharan African scholars in various disciplines, those resident on the… Read More