The Political Economy of Everyday Life in Africa: Beyond the Margins
What are the fundamental issues, processes, agency and dynamics that shape the political economy of life in modern Africa? In this book, the contributors – experts in anthropology, history, politicalscience, economics, conflict and peace studies, philosophy and language – examine the opportunities and constraints placed on living, livelihoods and sustainable life on the continent. Reflecting on why and how the political economy of life approach is essential for understanding the social…
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Multi-disciplinary examination of the role of ordinary African people as agents in the generation and distribution of well-being in modern Africa...
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A methodical analysis of relations of domination and subordination through media narratives of nationhood in an African context...
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Interventionism—the manipulation of the internal politics of one country by another—has long been a feature of international relations. The practice shows no signs of abating, ..
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Since 1994, the democratic government in South Africa has worked hard at improving the lives of the black majority, yet close to half the population lives in poverty, jobs are scar..
ISBN 10 : 0226311155
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In America, almost all the money in circulation passes through financial institutions every day. But in Nigeria's "cash and carry" system, 90 percent of the currency never comes ba..
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In this revelatory book, Sudhir Venkatesh takes us into Maquis Park, a poor black neighborhood on Chicago's Southside, to explore the desperate and remarkable ways in which a commu..
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In Collective Courage, Jessica Gordon Nembhard chronicles African American cooperative business ownership and its place in the movements for Black civil rights and economic equalit..