Crafting a Decolonial Economic Order for Re-Afrikanisation in the Context of South Africa

Africanus: Journal of Development Studies

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Title Crafting a Decolonial Economic Order for Re-Afrikanisation in the Context of South Africa
 
Creator Tonono, Siyabulela
 
Subject capitalism
decoloniality
economic order
missionaries
re-Afrikanisation
 
Description Colonialism was anchored on the economic principles of capitalism. The driving force behind the colonial expansion of Europe was the quest for economic advantage and advancement. The destruction of the ancient African social order in South Africa, through the agency of the military and missionaries, provided economic benefits for the settler, as well as colonial powers in Europe, while stripping away Africans of their birth-right. Capitalism was the economic order that undergirded colonialism. This article poses the questions Can decolonisation be achieved within a capitalist economic order? What can decolonial Afrikan knowledge teach us about the kind of economic order that is necessary for an effective re-Afrikanisation of contemporary Afrika?
 
Publisher Unisa Press
 
Date 2019-02-28
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion
Peer-reviewed Article
 
Format application/pdf
 
Identifier https://upjournals.co.za/index.php/Africanus/article/view/4959
10.25159/0304-615X/4959
 
Source Africanus: Journal of Development Studies; Vol. 48 No. 1 (2018); 14 pages
2663-6522
0304-615X
 
Language eng
 
Relation https://upjournals.co.za/index.php/Africanus/article/view/4959/3606
 
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