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Working the system : a political ethnographyof the new Angola

Author: Jon Schubert
Publisher: Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2017. ß2017
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

Working the System offers key insights into the politics of the everyday in twenty-first-century dominant party and neo-authoritarian regimes in Africa and elsewhere. Detailing the many ways ordinary  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jon Schubert
ISBN: 1501713698 1501713701 9781501709692 1501709690 9781501713699 9781501713705
OCLC Number: 1013520166
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 247 pages)
Contents: PrefaceAcknowledgmentsA Note on Language, Names, and MoneyIntroduction1. 2002, Year Zero2. Sambizanga3. Angolanidade4. Cunhas5. A Culture of Immediatism6. Against the System, within the SystemConclusionEpilogueGlossary and AbbreviationsNotesReferencesIndex
Responsibility: Jon Schubert.


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