• Political Science
  • Published 2006

How Useful is Gramsci's Theory of Hegemony and Domination to the Study of African States?

  title={How Useful is Gramsci's Theory of Hegemony and Domination to the Study of African States?},
  author={Daniel Kendie},
Having investigated the relevance of the operative assumptions of Gramsci's theory of hegemony and domination to African realities, the paper proposes that scholars attempt to devise and articulate a more appropriate theory and methodology. It also proposes that the pre-colonial, colonial, and post-colonial periods be examined as they relate to the theory of hegemony and domination in Africa, in an integrated form, especially in the interest ofstudying long-term social change. Introduction The… CONTINUE READING


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