Performative Resistance Essay by Master Researcher

Performative Resistance
A discussion regarding performative resistance in the Ivory Coast, North Africa.
# 88972 | 900 words | 1 source | 2006 | US

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This paper examines two forms of performative resistance that can be found in the African nation of Ivory Coast. The paper discusses how by expressing local religion and tradition through music and dance, the people of the country have fought both colonial Christianity and Islam from the North. The recent conflict in Ivory Coast between the Christian South and the Islamic North has also resulted in more people turning to the traditions of Getan or Ge. The paper explains that Ge is the local tradition and religion that forms the basis of the identity for many of the people of the region.

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