IJFS special issue: Progress, change and development: Francophone perspectives

The first issue of the year (19/1) of the International Journal of Francophone Studies, edited by Margaret Majumdar and Fabienne Chamelot, addresses Francophone perspectives on Progress, change and development.

“While the perspectives underlying these texts are very different, what unites the subject matter is the underlying preoccupation with history as progress. While some accept the ideals of modernity, freedom and economic, social, political amelioration and focus their critique on the deficiencies of their implementation to date, others channel their work more to unpicking the unintended effects of historical change, challenging received wisdom to date and the analysing the cultural processes and products through which many of the ensuing contradictions are articulated.”

Here is the table of content. More details here: http://www.intellectbooks.co.uk/journals/view-issue,id=3140/
Progress, change and development: Francophone perspectives
Fabienne Chamelot And  Margaret A. Majumdar

Tunisian internal autonomy and the transformation of the French colonial empire
Ryo Ikeda

Algérie: Libération nationale et construction de la nation
Catherine Lévy

L’Algérie: La postindépendance, l’effervescence cosmopolite et la littérature
Authors:  Beïda Chikhi

Transformations institutionnelles et développement économique dans la zone franc en Afrique de l’Ouest (1960–1990)
Authors:  Vincent Duchaussoy

Reading between the lines: Identity issues in Kanak narratives and the agency of the storyteller
Authors:  Catherine O’Connell

Persistance du lien colonial français depuis l’abolition de l’esclavage à La Réunion et critique des figures de l’émancipation
Authors:  Laëtitia Boqui-Queni

The ‘Wretched of the Earth’ – then and now
Authors:  Margaret A. Majumdar

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