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Democracy's infrastructure : techno-politicsand citizenship after apartheid

Author: Antina Von Schnitzler
Publisher: Princeton : Princeton University Press, [2016] ©2016
Series: Princeton studies in culture and technology.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Antina Von Schnitzler
ISBN: 0691170770 0691170789 9780691170770 9780691170787 9781400882991 1400882990
OCLC Number: 964883699
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 238 pages)
Contents: Acknowledgments ix Chapter 1 Introduction 1 Democracy's Infrastructure, Apartheid's Debris Chapter 2 The "Discipline of Freedom" 31 Neoliberalism, Translation, and Techno-Politics after the 1976 Soweto Uprising Chapter 3 After the Rent Boycotts 65 Infrastructure and the Politics of Payment Chapter 4 The Making of a Techno-Political Device 105 Chapter 5 Measuring Life 132 Living Prepaid and the Politics of Numbers after Apartheid Chapter 6 Performing Dignity 168 Human Rights and the Legal Politics of Water Conclusion 196 Infrastructure, Democracy, and the Postapartheid Political Terrain References 203 Index 233
Series Title: Princeton studies in culture and technology.
Responsibility: Antina von Schnitzler.

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"Von Schnitzler provides a well-documented scholarly analysis of threats to democracy in South Africa. Specifically, she analyzes the gap between South Africa's success in conducting open elections Read more...

 
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