Internationalists, sovereigntists, nativists: Contending visions of world order in Pan-Africanism

  title={Internationalists, sovereigntists, nativists: Contending visions of world order in Pan-Africanism},
  author={Rita Abrahamsen},
  journal={Review of International Studies},
  pages={56 - 74}
  • R. Abrahamsen
  • Published 14 October 2019
  • Sociology
  • Review of International Studies
Abstract Contrary to common assumptions that the liberal world order was ‘made in the West’, this article argues that it was produced in interaction with Pan-African ideology and actors. Developing a morphological analysis, it identifies three contending visions of world order within Pan-Africanism: a world of continental unity and transnational solidarity; a world of national sovereignty; and a world of racially defined units. It concludes that Pan-Africanism contains intellectual and… 

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