Prisoners of Freedom: Human Rights and the African Poor

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"This is an exceptionally interesting and well researched book on a topic of enormous importance. It brings careful ethnographic fieldwork to bear on the new 'culture of rights' that has developed in democratized post-colonial African states such as Malawi, and by doing so develops a powerful and consequential critique."--James Ferguson, Stanford University "In this exceptionally rich and thought-provoking study of human rights fundamentalism in Malawi, Harri Englund makes an original contribution to debates on democracy, ...

Prisoners of Freedom: Human Rights and the African Poor 2006, University of California Press, Berkeley, CA

ISBN-13: 9780520249240

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Prisoners of Freedom: Human Rights and the African Poor 2006, University of California Press, Berkeley, CA

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