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Part I: Western Distortions and Stereotypes about Sub-Saharan Africa

Chapter 1. Theorization and “Africa” in European-American Imaginations
Chapter 2. “Dirty Gossips” and a Different “Africa” in the Global Geopolitical Order
Chapter 3. Architects of European “Dirty Gossips” about Africa

Part II: Effects of Distortions on Education and Development Discourses in Sub-Saharan Africa

Chapter 4. Education and Social Stratification in Sub-Saharan Africa
Chapter 5. American Philanthropy and Industrial Education for Black Africans
Chapter 6. Philanthropy, Education, and Race Relations in Sub-Saharan Africa
Chapter 7. A Generation of Slackers and Lazy-People Demanding Handouts?
Chapter 8. The Political Economy of Affirmative Initiatives in Sub-Saharan Africa
Chapter 9. “Dirty Gossip” and Education Policy Discourse in Sub-Saharan Africa



We Come as Members of the Superior Race

Distortions and Education Policy Discourse in Sub-Saharan Africa

Obed Mfum-Mensah

202 pages, bibliog., index

ISBN  978-1-78920-913-6 Hb Published (October 2020)

eISBN 978-1-78920-914-3 eBook