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2018 Altbach's theory of student activism in the twentieth century: ten propositions that matter

As a way of ordering Altbach's theoretical contribution systematically, the author of this chapter formulated ten propositions for understan...

2017 #FeesMustFall: an internet-age student movement in South Africa and the case of the university of the Free State

How can we begin to make sense of the diversity of hashtag student movements that sprang up in South Africa in the course of 2015? In this p...

2017 Student representation and the relationship between student leaders and political parties: the case of Makerere university

What are the characteristics and implications of the relationship between student leaders and national political parties in African universi...

2017 Student politics at Makerere university in the lens of Schmitter and Streeck

While the influence of political parties on student politics has been a topic of investigation for a long time, little research has been don...