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Africans and globalization : linguistic, literary, and technological contents and discontents

Author: Akinloyè Ojó; Karim Traoré; Oyinlola Longe
Publisher: Lanham : Lexington Books, [2018]
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"Africans and Globalization: Linguistic, Literary, and Technological Contents and Discontents considers the substance and dissatisfactions of globalization on Africa and its diaspora. Although variously framed across disciplines, globalization has generally entailed non-milieu bound interactions, which alters the existence of its participants. The concerns about the impact of globalization have been raised in  Read more...
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Africans and globalization.
Lanham : Lexington Books, 2017
(DLC) 2017045833
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Akinloyè Ojó; Karim Traoré; Oyinlola Longe
ISBN: 9781498534307 1498534309
OCLC Number: 1002128955
Description: xx, 192 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Machine generated contents note: pt. I LANGUAGE AND CULTURE --
1. The Linguistic Interpretation of the Tiv Ethics of Ya Na Anngbian, "Eat and Give Your Brother": A Synergy for Enduring Democratic Leadership in Nigeria / Jija Terseer --
2. The Wealth of English in Spite of the Death of Its Idioms: The Nigerian Experience / Oluwaseun Rachael Bello --
3. Globalization and Tertiary Institutions Students' Sexual Discourse: The Case of University Students in Lagos, Nigeria / Olawunmi Oni-Buraimoh --
pt. II LITERATURE --
4. Teaching African Literature in the Internet Age / S.A. Ogunpitan --
5. Local Moods, Global Modes in Ben Okri's The Famished Road Trilogy / Abdelkader Ben Rhit --
6. The State and Aesthetics in Ayaan Hirsi Ali's Infidel / Ojo Olusegun Olorunleke --
pt. III PERFORMANCE ARTS --
7. Ambiforms --
The Unsaid with the Said: A Dialectical Approach to Theatric Performances / Adeleke Yinka Ogunfeyimi --
8. Nigerians and Globalization: Contents and Discontents of Western Education, Culture, and Film Influence / Adebukunola A. Atolagbe --
9. Mirroring the Message of Some Nigerian Hip-Hop Music: Show of Discontent / Olufunmilola Temitayo Oladipo --
10. Exhibition of Content and Discontent in a Nigerian Television Drama / Oyinlola Longe --
pt. IV EDUCATION, PEDAGOGY, AND TECHNOLOGY --
11. Pedagogy and Cultural Engagement as an Antidote to Diaspora Estrangement / Segun Oyeleke Oyewo --
12. Extent of ICT Adoption among Secondary School Teachers in Nigeria: Influencing and Inhibiting Factors / Silas Eniola Egbowon --
pt. V AGRICULTURE, NUTRITION, AND HOUSING --
13. Empowerment of People through Agriculture in Northern Nigeria, 1991 --
2012: The Kebbi State Example / Atiku Abubakar Udulu --
14. Nutrition and Women's Empowerment for Human Capital Development in Mali / Alex K. Anderson --
15. A Synthesis to Housing Provision in Nigeria / Mohammed O. Lawal.
Responsibility: edited by Akinloye Ojo, Karim Traore, and Oyinlola Longe.

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This book considers some of the substance and dissatisfaction of globalization on Africa. It illustrates globalization as a complex set of processes that involve shifting influence from local  Read more...

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