Ethno-politics and globalisation in North Africa: The berber culture movement*

  title={Ethno-politics and globalisation in North Africa: The berber culture movement*},
  author={Bruce Maddy-Weitzman},
  journal={The Journal of North African Studies},
  pages={71 - 84}
Abstract Contemporary processes of globalisation have stimulated and reinforced a specific Berber/Amazigh ethno-political identity. Overall, the Berberist discourse is profoundly sympathetic to Western liberal-humanist values, and strongly condemnatory of the predominant monocultural order based on Islam and Arabism. To be sure, globalisation's homogenising effects are seen as a threat to indigenous peoples' cultural identities, Berbers included. But, overall, modern Berber imagining is bound… Expand
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