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Murray, Martin J.

Cities in Contemporary Africa

Murray, Martin J. - Cities in Contemporary Africa, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Situating Contemporary Cities in Africa
Garth A. Myers, Martin J. Murray

I. Culture, Imagination, Space, and Place

2. Douala/Johannesburg/New York: Cityscapes Imagined
Dominique Malaquais

3. Internal Migration and the Escalation of Ethnic and Religious Violence in Urban Nigeria
Daniel Jordan Smith

4. (Re)Configuring the City: The Mapping of Places and People in Contemporary Kenyan Popular Song Texts
Joyce Nyairo

5. Douala: Inventing Life in an African Necropolis
Basile Ndjio

II. Political Economy, Work, and Livelihood

6. Economic Globalization from Below: Transnational Refugee Trade Networks in Nairobi
Elizabeth H. Campbell

7. Changing African Cityscapes: Regional Claims of African Labor at South African-Owned Shopping Malls
Darlene Miller

8. Cars Are Killing Luanda: Cronyism, Consumerism, and Other Assaults on Angola’s Postwar, Capital City
M. Anne Pitcher, Aubrey Graham

9. Human Capital, Embedded Resources, and Employment for Youth in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
Miriam Grant

10. Gender Relations, Bread Winning, and Family Life in Kinshasa
Guillaume Iyenda, David Simon

III. Urban Planning, Administration, and Governance

11. South African Urbanism: Between the Modern and the Refugee Camp
AbdouMaliq Simone

12. Planning, Anti-Planning, and the Infrastructure Crisis Facing Metropolitan Lagos
Matthew Gandy

13. City Life in Zimbabwe at a Time of Fear and Loathing: Urban Planning, Urban Poverty, and Operation Murambatsvina
Deborah Potts

14. Social Control and Social Welfare under Neoliberalism in South African Cities: Contradictions in Free Basic Water Services
Greg Ruiters

Keywords: Political Science and International Relations, African Politics, Urban Studies/Sociology, African Culture, Sociology, general, Cultural Studies, Development Studies

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2006
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
332 pages
Category
Society
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230603349
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-53204-9

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