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By Madison

Madison offers the overlooked but compelling and priceless tale of neighborhood activists in South Saharan Africa who hire modes of functionality as strategies of resistance and intervention of their daily struggles for human rights. The dynamic dating among functionality and activism are illustrated in 3 case experiences: Act One provides a conflict among culture and modernity because the our bodies of African girls are stuck within the cross-fire. Act specializes in 'water democracy' as activists struggle for secure, available public water as a human correct. Act 3 examines the efficacy of highway functionality and theatre for improvement within the oral histories of Ghanaian gender activists. targeted to this publication is the ongoing juxtaposition among the standard performances of neighborhood activism and their staged enactments earlier than theatre audiences in Ghana and the us. Madison superbly demonstrates how those disparate websites of functionality cohere within the carrier of rights, justice, and activism.

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