Steve Biko and a critique of global governance as white liberalism

  title={Steve Biko and a critique of global governance as white liberalism},
  author={Isaac Kamola},
  journal={African Identities},
  pages={62 - 76}
  • Isaac Kamola
  • Published 2 January 2015
  • Political Science
  • African Identities
This article asks what it might mean to use African anticolonial theory – and Steve Biko's critique of white liberalism in particular – to speak directly to contemporary debates about global governance. Biko argues that white South Africans who opposed apartheid yet still benefited from racial privilege could not be the engines of meaningful political change. The difficult task of creating a more just and equitable form of governance, instead, depended upon the political activities of those… 

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