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Cooper, Elizabeth

Ethnographies of Uncertainty in Africa

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Table of contents

1. Ethnographies of Uncertainty in Africa: An Introduction
Elizabeth Cooper, David Pratten

Part One. Social Contingencies

2. Contingency: Interpersonal and Historical Dependencies in HIV Care
Susan Reynolds Whyte, Godfrey Etyang Siu

3. Charity and Chance: The Manufacture of Uncertainty and Mistrust through Child Sponsorship in Kenya
Elizabeth Cooper

4. The Quest for Trust in the Face of Uncertainty: Managing Pregnancy Outcomes in Zanzibar
Nadine Beckmann

5. Food Security, Conjugal Conflict, and Uncertainty in ‘Bangladesh’, Mombasa, Kenya
Adam Gilbertson

Part Two. Future Visions

6. Social Invisibility and Political Opacity: On Perceptiveness and Apprehension in Bissau
Henrik Vigh

7. Rhythms of Uncertainty and the Pleasures of Anticipation
Julie Soleil Archambault

8. Embracing Uncertainty: Young People on the Move in Addis Ababa’s Inner City
Marco Nunzio

9. ‘We Wait for Miracles’: Ideas of Hope and Future among Clandestine Burundian Refugees in Nairobi
Simon Turner

Keywords: Social Sciences, Ethnography, Anthropology, Development Studies, Poverty, Aid and Development, Development Policy, Development Economics

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2015
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Anthropology, Change and Development
Page amount
211 pages
Category
Society
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137350831
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-46860-7

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