Bibliography: Burkina Faso


Arowosegbe, J. O. (2008) Decolonising the Social Sciences in The Global South: Claude Ake and The Praxis of Knowledge Production in Africa. ASC Working Paper 79. 2008.

Baudrillard, Jean. (1994) Simulacra And Simulation. Michigan University Press.

Branch, A. & Mampilly, Z. (2015) Africa Uprising: Political Protest And Political Change. University of Chicago Press. 2015.

Butler, Judith. (2004) Precarious Life; The Power of Mourning and Violence. Verso Books.

Chouli, Lila. (2011) “Social movements and the quest for alternatives in Burkina Faso.” In Sylla, N. S. (ed.) Liberalism and Its Discontents. Social Movements in West Africa. CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform.

Chouli, Lila. (2015) “The popular uprising in Burkina Faso and the Transition.” Review of African Political Economy, 2015 Vol. 42, No. 144, 325–333. 2015.

Commeillas, David. (2015) “Burkina Faso’s New Brooms.” Le Monde Diplomatique, October 15, 2015. [] (Accessed March 2018).

Dembele, Demba Moussa. (2008) “Sankara 20 Years Later: A Tribute to Integrity” Pambazuka News, October 15, 2008. [] (Accessed April 18, 2018).

Denis, Jacques. (2015) “Hip-Hop Self Helpers of Senegal.” Le Monde Diplomatique. April 2015. [] (Accessed March 2018).

Diawara, Manthia. (1995) “Dial Ouaga for African Cinema.” Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art, November 1995 (3): 46–49. 1995.

Diouf, Mamadou. (1996) “Urban, Youth and Senegalese Politics: Dakar 1988- 1994.” Public Culture 1996, 8: 225-249. 1996.

Fanon, Frantz. (1965) Wretched of the Earth. Grove Press.

Fanon, Franzy (1969) Black Skin, White Masks. Grove Press.

Ferguson, Stephan. (2011) “The Utopian Worldview of Afro-centricity: Critical Comments on a Reactionary Philosophy.” Socialism and Democracy, 25:1, 44-70. 2011.

Floyd-Thomas, Juan M. (2010) “Rastafari Theology, Reggae Music, and the Postcolonial Legacy of Bob Marley” Sightings, December 16, 2010  [] (Accessed April 2018).

Fredricks, Rosalind. (2013) “ “The Old Man is Dead”: Hip Hop and the Arts of Citizenship of Senegalese Youth.” Antipode Vol. 46 No. 1 2014 ISSN 0066-4812, pp 130–148. 2013.

Gwaambuka, Tatenda. (2017) “Thomas Sankara Taught Us All How to Be Feminists.” The African Exponent. August 13, 2017. [] (Accessed March 2018). 

Gilroy, Paul. (1993) The Black Atlantic: Modernity And Double Consciousness. Harvard University Press. 1993.

Hagberg, Sten. (2015) “The Legacy of Revolution and Resistance in Burkina Faso.” Stockholm International Research Institute, February 16, 2015.

Hagberg, S. (2015) “Resurrecting Thomas Sankara.” Jacobin Magazine, May 5 2015.

Harsch, E. (2013) “The Legacies of Thomas Sankara: A Revolutionary Experience in Retrospect,” Review of African Political Economy, Vol. 40, No. 137, September 2013.

Harsch, E. (2014a) Thomas Sankara; An African Revolutionary. Ohio University Press. 2014.

Harsch, E. (2014b) “Citizens Revolt in Burkina Faso.” African Futures, Social Science Research Council, New York: December 2014. [] (Accessed March 2018).

Harsch, Ernest. (2014c). “Burkina Faso: Echoes Of A Revolution Past.” Africa At LSE. 2014. [] (Accessed March 2018).

Harsch, Ernest. (2015) “Resurrecting Thomas Sankara.” Jacobin Magazine. May 2015

Ifekwunigwe, Jayne O. (2013) “‘Voting with their feet’: Senegalese youth, Clandestine Boat mMigration, and the Gendered Politics of Protest.” African and Black Diaspora: An International Journal, 6:2, 218-235. 2013.

Jaffré, Bruno. (1999) “Zongo Affair Shakes Burkina Faso.” Le Monde Diplomatique. August 1999.

Jaffré, Bruno. (2007) Burkina Faso’s Pure President.” Le Monde Diplomatique. November 2007.

Kingsley Kobo, (2014) “Spirit of ‘Africa’s Che Guevara’ found in Burkina Faso uprising.” Al Jazeera, October 31, 2014. [] (Accessed March 18, 2018).

Mbembe, Achille, (2001) On The Postcolony. University of Chicago Press. 2001.

Moffat, Chris. (2016) “Bhagat Singh’s Corpse.” South Asia: Journal of South Asian Studies, 39:3, 644-661, DOI: 10.1080/00856401.2016.1184782

Nash, Mark. (2006) “Expeditions: True North and Fantœme Afrique.” In Gorner, Viet & Albu, Christina (Eds.) Isaac Julien–True North Fantœme Afrique. Hannover & Idern Ruif. 2006.

Olsen, Anne Sofie Westh. (2014). Migration and Social Mobility in Burkina Faso: Historical Perspectives on the Migration Divide. DIIS Working Paper 2014:05.

Said, Edward. (2000) “Tourism Among The Dogs.” Reflections On Exile. Page 97. Granta Press. 2000.

Skinner, Elliott P. (1988) “Sankara and the Burkinabe Revolution: Charisma and Power, Local and External Dimensions.” The Journal of Modern African Studies, Vol. 26, No. 3 (Sep., 1988), pp. 437-455. 1988.

Somé, Batamaka. (2012) “An Emulating Beat: The Takiboronse Effect in Burkina Faso Popular Culture.” In  Falola, T & Fleming, T (Eds.) Music, Performance And African Identities. Routledge. 2012.

Soré, Ramata. (2008) “The Murder of Norbert Zongo: A history of investigative journalism in Burkina Faso.” Reuters Institute Fellowship Paper, University of Oxford. 2008.

Sankara, Thomas. (2007a) Thomas Sankara Speaks. Pathfinder Press. 2007.

Sankara, Thomas. (2007b) “The political orientation speech (Discours d’orientation politique)”, delivered by Captain Thomas Sankara in Ouagadougou, Upper Volta, on October 2, 1983, Journal of Communist Studies, 1:3-4, 145 166, DOI: 10.1080/13523278508414786

Saul, Mahir & Rover, Patrick. (2002) West African Challenge to Empire: Culture and History in the Volta-Bani Anticolonial War, Ohio University Press. 

Wayne, Andy. (2014) “African workers fighting neoliberalism.” RS21. November 11, 2014.[] (Accessed March 2018).