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Alison Jones
Designation

Lecturer
Academic Co-ordinator Political Science (PMB Campus)

Qualifications
BA(Natal) Ba Hons(Rhodesia) Mphil(Southamption) PhD (UKZN)
Teaching
Comparative and African Politics
Research Interests
Postcolonial and philosophical discourses in Africa
The politics of performance in Africa: drama, literature, poetry, praise songs and popular mythologies
Decolonisation discourses: Fanon, Cabral, Cesaire, Senghor, Nkrumah, Nyerere and Biko
Politics from below': civil society and popular movements
Comparative politics in developing regions: Sub-Saharan Africa and East-Central Europe
Politics and society in Britain, including socialist transitions: Labour to New Labour

Recent Publications

Alison Jones & Domoka Lucinda Manda (2006) "Violence & 'othering' in colonial & postcolonial Africa. Case Study: Banda's Malawi." Journal of African Cultural Studies. 18,2

PhD (2006) "Caveat Emptor. Ideological paradigms in decolonising & postcolonial Africa."

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