Rita Abrahamsen

Professor in the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs. Her research interests are in African politics, security and development, security privatization and postcolonial theory. She is the author (with M.C. Williams) of Security Beyond the State: Private Security in International Politics (Cambridge University Press, 2011) and Disciplining Democracy: Development Discourse and the Good Governance Agenda in Africa (Zed Books, 2000). She is joint-editor of the journal African Affairs.

 

Letter to George Clooney

September 28, 2016
By: Rita Abrahamsen

Celebrity activism risks reducing complex political issues to simple morality tales, leading to emotional ...