Kwame Nkrumah's Politico-Cultural Thought and Politics
An African-Centered Paradigm for the Second Phase of the African Revolution
Published July 27th 2012 by Routledge – 260 pages
Series: African Studies
This study critically synthesizes and analyses the relationship between Kwame Nkrumah's politico-cultural philosophy and policies as an African-centered paradigm for the post-independence African revolution. It also argues for the relevance of his theories and politics in today's Africa.
1. Introduction: The Raison d'Etre of Kwame Nkrumah's Politico-Cultural Thought 2. Critical Discourse on Kwame Nkrumah's Life and Works 3. Kwame Nkrumah's Politico-Cultural Thought 4. The Political Policies of Kwame Nkrumah 5. Post-Independence Political Policies 6. Nkrumah's Cultural Polices: The State and the Arts 7. Nkrumah's Cultural Policy: The National Theater Movement and the Academy 8. Conclusion
Kwame Botwe-Asamoah is Assistant Professor of Africana Studies at the University of Pittsburgh.