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Kroeker, Lena

Middle Classes in Africa

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Africa’s Middle Classes in Critical Perspective
Tabea Scharrer, David O’Kane, Lena Kroeker

Part I. Part I

2. Turning the Poor into Something more Inspiring: The Creation of the African Middle Class Controversy
Dominique Darbon

3. The Narrative of ‘the African Middle Class’ and Its Conceptual Limitations
Dieter Neubert, Florian Stoll

4. Anthropology and Class in Africa: Challenges of the Past and Present
David O’Kane, Tabea Scharrer

Part II. Part II

5. The Ghanaian Middle Class, Social Stratification, and Long-Term Dynamics of Upward and Downward Mobility of Lawyers and Teachers
Jan Budniok, Andrea Noll

6. The Nubians of Kibera ‘Revisited’: Detribalized Natives, Slum Dwellers, Middle Class?
Johanna Sarre

7. Saving and Serving the Nation: HIV Politics and the Emergence of New Professional Classes in Botswana
Astrid Bochow

Part 3. Part III

8. Propertied Citizenship in a Township and Suburb in Johannesburg
Barbara Heer

9. Thinking Sierra Leone and Building a New Middle Class: Political Expression and Political Values at the University of Makeni
David O’Kane

10. African Middle Classes: Formation and Destabilizing Effects
Jason Musyoka

Part IV. Part IV

11. Pathways into the Middle: Rites of Passage and Emerging Middle Classes in Namibia
Julia Pauli

12. Middle-Class Approaches to Social Security in Kenya
Lena Kroeker

13. Middle Classes and ‘Moderate Prosperity’ in Rural Madagascar
Tsiry Andrianampiarivo

14. Afterword. The (Idea of) African Middle Classes: Theorizing from Africa
Rachel Spronk

Keywords: Social Sciences, Area Studies, Social Structure, Social Inequality, Organizational Studies, Economic Sociology, African Culture, African Economics, Globalization

Editor
 
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2018
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Frontiers of Globalization
Category
Society
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783319621487
Printed ISBN
978-3-319-62147-0

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