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Routledge research in cultural and media studies ; 58.
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Introduction: popular culture in Africa: the episteme of the everyday by Stephanie Newell and Onookome Okome Part I. Theoretical overviews On creativity in African urban life: African cities as sites of creativity and emancipation by Till Förster "Our tradition is a very modern tradition": from cultural tradition to popular culture in south western Nigeria by Will Rea Part II. Gender & sexuality in African popular cultures Sex and relationship education of the streets: advice on love, sex, and relationships in popular Swahili newspaper columns and pamphlets in Tanzania by Uta Reuster-Jahn "The other woman's man is so delicious": performing Sudanese "girls' songs" by Eiman Abbas H. El-Nour Bingo: francophone African women and the rise of the glossy magazine by Tsitsi Jaji "Better Ghana [agenda]": Akosua's political cartoons and critical public debates in contemporary Ghana by Joseph Oduro-Frimpong Desired state: black economic empowerment and the South African popular romance by Christopher Warnes Part III. The place of humor Standup comedy and the ethics of popular performance in Nigeria by Moradewun Adejunmobi Literary insurgence in the Kenyan urban space: Mchongoano and the popular art scene in Nairobi by Miriam Musonye Part IV: Popular discourses of the streets Music for troubled times: Caiphus Semenya's Nomalanga and Zuluboy's Nomalanga Mntakwethu by Innocentia Jabulisile Mhlambi Archives of the present in Parselelo Kantai's writing by Grace A. Musila Heshimu Ukuta: local language radio and the performance of fan culture in Kenya by Peter Simatei Football as social unconscious or the cultural logic of late imperialism in postcolonial Nigeria by James Tar Tsaaior Part V: Coda Lazymen's clinic: a musing on everyday life and Research by Ranka Primorac.
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Print version: Popular culture in Africa : the episteme of the everyday. New York : Routledge, 2014 xxii, 323 pages Routledge research in cultural and media studies ; 58