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Defying Dictatorship : Essays on Gambian Politics, 2012-2017.

Author: Galleh Jallow.
Publisher: CENMEDRA, 2017-07-05 00:00:00.0.
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Galleh Jallow.
Defying Dictatorship.
CENMEDRA, 2017-07-05 00:00:00.0
(OCoLC)995326708
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Galleh Jallow.
ISBN: 998395351X 9789983953510
OCLC Number: 1003201879
Description: 1 online resource (211)
Contents: Cover; Title page; Copyright page; Contents; Dedication; About the author; Acknowledgements; About CENMEDRA; Foreword; Preface; Introduction. The Dictator; PART ONE --
THE MANY FACES OF DICTATORSHIP. The more you look, the less you see; 1. Deconstructing Yahya Jammeh (1); 2. Deconstructing Yahya Jammeh (2); 3. Deconstructing Yahya Jammeh (3); 4. Good dictators, Mr. Kaplan?; 5. Jammeh speaking truth, Mr. Jones?; 6. Jammeh's way; 7. Fighting with himself: Jammeh versus his colonial mentality; 8. Yahya Jammeh and the colonial legacy; 9. A case for universal despocide. 10. Too late to make hay, Mr. Jammeh11. Independence? What Independence?; 12. Independence Revisited (1); 13. Independence Revisited (2); 14. Mandela's abiding legacy; 15. Open letter to President Jammeh: On living by Mandela's legacy; 16. Why Deyda's killers are still at large; 17. Gambia: Why Sharia is not an option; 18. Africa's hidden wars; 19. Intellectuals and the African Condition; 20. Abiding fallacies; 21. The disengaged public; 22. Dollar Power: Jammeh's sinister plan for a single party state; 23. From prezidom to family nation; 24. Why America works and Gambia not ... PART TWO --
PEOPLE POWER. The turning tide25. Looking beyond the power-grab; 26. Navigating the obstacles; 27. A Gambian hypothesis; 28. The ideal presidency; 29. Imagined nations; 30. Open Letter to President Jammeh: On granting amnesty to the Gambian Diaspora; 31. Why Jammeh jippo; 32. No Mokati Mansa; 33. God is not to blame. Some talking points for our alternative leadership; 34. For Jammeh, God is yet to speak; 35. Big renaissance in little Gambia; 36. What Jammeh wants; 37. No retreat, no surrender; 38. You said it, Mr. Jammeh; 39. Please don't die for Jammeh; 40. From exile with love. 41. On the difficulty of tolerance42. Beyond the politics of nation-building; 43. Not politics as usual (1); 44. Not politics as usual (2); 45. In search of political beauty; 46. Why we need a truth and reconciliation commission; Conclusion. Towards a government by the people; Index; Back cover.

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