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Bruijn, Mirjam

The Social Life of Connectivity in Africa

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Table of contents

1. Introduction Connectivity and the Postglobal Moment: (Dis)connections and Social Change in Africa
Mirjam Bruijn, Rijk Dijk

2. Flows and Forces: Once Contained, Now Detained? On Connections Past and Present in Rwanda
Danielle Lame

3. Research Practice in Connections: Travels and Methods
Mirjam Bruijn, Inge Brinkman

4. Patriarchy Turned Upside Down: The Flight of the Royal Women of Kom, Cameroon from 1920 to the 1960s
Walter Gam Nkwi

5. Beyond the Last Frontier: Major Trollope and the Eastern Caprivi Zipfel
Jan-Bart Gewald

6. The “Victorian Internet” Reaches Halfway to Cairo: Cape Tanganyika Telegraphs, 1875–1926
Neil Parsons

7. Marriages and Mobility in Akan Societies: Disconnections and Connections over Time and Space
Astrid Bochow

8. A Ritual Connection: Urban Youth Marrying in the Village in Botswana
Rijk Dijk

9. Connecting Communities and Business: Public-Private Partnerships as the Panacea for Land Reform in Limpopo Province, South Africa
Marja Spierenburg, Ben Cousins, Angélique Bos, Lubabalo Ntsholo

10. Connectivities Compared: Transnational Islamic NGOs in Chad and Senegal
Mayke Kaag

11. Love Therapy: A Brazilian Pentecostal (Dis)connection in Maputo
Linda Kamp

12. Ajala Travel: Mobility and Connections as Forms of Social Capital in Nigerian Society
Oka Obono, Koblowe Obono

13. Connecting “Ourselves”: A Dogon Ethnic Association and the Impact of Connectivity
Walter E. A. Beek

14. Intimate Strangers: Connecting Fiction and Ethnography
Francis B. Nyamnjoh

Keywords: Social Sciences, Sociology of Culture, Anthropology, Social Anthropology, Cultural Anthropology, African Culture, Sociology, general

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2012
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
310 pages
Category
Society
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137278029
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-44749-7

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