Session 339: CJ17 -> Afro-Optimism and Afrenaissance: Criminology, Democracy, and Justice in Post-Colonial Africa (Sponsored by the Division of International Criminology)
Time: 1:00PM to 2:30 PM on Friday, November 21
Place: Governors Square 15
Session Chair: Jonathan C. Odo, University of Maryland Eastern Shore
The purpose of this roundtable is to facilitate a discussion on afro-optimism and afrenaissance concerning criminology, democracy, and justice in post-colonial Africa. Presenters will focus on issues that crystallize Black Africa's successes since political independence. Concerns include policing and human rights; the democratic model of policing; police, corrections, and judicial transitions; lessons of democratic policing from the United States; institutional violence; and legal issues in criminal justice. Our goal is to examine these issues and recognize Africa's positives and to make them a part of the general academic and criminological discourses.
A Contest for Post-Colonial African Optimisin in Criminology
by: Ihekwoaba D. Onwudiwe, University of Maryland Eastern Shore (Corresponding)
Democratic Policing Ideologies and Practices: A Source for Afro-Optimism
by: Nancy A. Horton, University of Maryland Eastern Shore (Corresponding)
Comparative Phenomena: Policing Human Rights in Africa and the United States
by: Thomas S. Mosley, University of Maryland Eastern Shore (Corresponding)
Policing Transitions in Africa
by: Emmanuel C. Onyeozili, University of Maryland Eastern Shore (Corresponding)
Policing and the Law in Post Colonial Africa
by: Jonathan C. Odo, University of Maryland Eastern Shore (Corresponding)

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