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African futures : essays on crisis, emergence, and possibility

Author: Brian Goldstone; Juan Obarrio
Publisher: Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, 2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
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Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brian Goldstone; Juan Obarrio
ISBN: 9780226402246 022640224X 9780226402383 022640238X
OCLC Number: 975258974
Notes: Most contributions derive from an invited session on "African Futures in Crisis", held at the American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting in New Orleans in 2010
Description: 267 pages
Contents: Introduction: untimely Africa? / Brian Goldstone and Juan Obarrio Rethinking crisis --
Africa otherwise / Janet Roitman --
The form of crisis and the affect of modernization / Brian Larkin --
The productivity of crisis: aid, time, and medicine in Mozambique / Ramah McKay Emergent economies --
Money in the future of Africans / Jane I. Guyer --
Forensics of capital / Michael Ralph --
Brokering revolution: imagining future war on the West African borderlands / Danny Hoffman --
Hedging the future / Charles Piot --
Entangled postcolonial futures: Malagasy marriage migrants and provincial Frenchmen / Jennifer Cole Urban spaces and local futures --
Rough towns: mobilizing uncertainty in Kinshasa / AbdouMaliq Simone --
Local futures, the future of the local: urban living in a Central African metropolis / Filip De Boeck --
Changing mobilities, shifting futures / Peter Geschiere and Antoine Socpa --
Time and again: locality as future anterior in Mozambique / Juan Obarrio Possibilities --
Getting ahead when we're behind: time, potential, and value in urban Tanzania --
Brad Weiss --
Africa in theory / Achille Mbembe
Responsibility: edited by Brian Goldstone and Juan Obarrio

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