How useful are the Epistemic Structures of ‘Capabilities’ and ‘Afrikology’ in Addressing Social Justice in Africa?

@inproceedings{Wanda2015HowUA,
  title={How useful are the Epistemic Structures of ‘Capabilities’ and ‘Afrikology’ in Addressing Social Justice in Africa?},
  author={Ronald Elly Wanda},
  year={2015}
}
In the crowded argumentative space of political philosophies, it is often alleged that Justice is the highest goal of political life. Yet for most folks in Africa it is injustice instead that continues to dominate political debate. This article uses the epistemology of Afrikology to advance the African cultural understanding of “equality” to argue that this is a crucial tenet in appreciating the interpretation that African communities give to the concept of justice and the subsequent social… CONTINUE READING

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