The Resource Economic and Political Reform in Africa : Anthropological Perspectives, (electronic resource)

Economic and Political Reform in Africa : Anthropological Perspectives, (electronic resource)

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Economic and Political Reform in Africa : Anthropological Perspectives
Title
Economic and Political Reform in Africa
Title remainder
Anthropological Perspectives
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Contributor
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
What are the local effects of major economic and political reforms in Africa? How have globalized pro-market and pro-democracy reforms impacted local economics and communities? Examining case studies from The Gambia, Ghana, Mozambique, Kenya, Ethiopia, and Somalia, Peter D. Little shows how rural farmers and others respond to complex agendas of governments, development agencies, and non-governmental organizations. The book explores the contradictions between what policy reforms were supposed to do and what actually happened in local communities. Little's bold vision of development challenges c
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IDEBK
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Little, Peter D
Index
index present
LC call number
HN780.Z9 C6473 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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ebrary
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  • Rural development
  • Economic development
  • Agriculture and state
  • Sustainable development
  • Agriculture and state
  • Economic development
  • Economic policy
  • Rural development
  • Sustainable development
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • Landwirtschaft
  • Nachhaltigkeit
  • Politische Reform
  • Wirtschaftsentwicklung
  • Africa
  • Africa
  • Afrika
Label
Economic and Political Reform in Africa : Anthropological Perspectives, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 197-229) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : what it means to be "reformed" -- "They think we can manufacture crops" : contract farming and the nontraditional commodity business -- "Everybody is a petty trader" : peri-urban trade in postconflict Maputo, Mozambique -- "We now milk elephants" : the community conservation business in rural Kenya -- "They are beating us over the head with democracy" : multiparty elections in rural Kenya -- "The government is always telling us what to think" : narratives of food aid dependence in rural Ethiopia -- "Counting the poor" : the politics of pastoralist poverty assessments in Kenya -- "A sort of free business" : hyper-liberalization and Somali transnationalism -- Conclusions : rethinking encounters and reformist narratives
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781306082419
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
539492
System control number
  • (OCoLC)862373284
  • (OCoLC)ocn862373284
Label
Economic and Political Reform in Africa : Anthropological Perspectives, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 197-229) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : what it means to be "reformed" -- "They think we can manufacture crops" : contract farming and the nontraditional commodity business -- "Everybody is a petty trader" : peri-urban trade in postconflict Maputo, Mozambique -- "We now milk elephants" : the community conservation business in rural Kenya -- "They are beating us over the head with democracy" : multiparty elections in rural Kenya -- "The government is always telling us what to think" : narratives of food aid dependence in rural Ethiopia -- "Counting the poor" : the politics of pastoralist poverty assessments in Kenya -- "A sort of free business" : hyper-liberalization and Somali transnationalism -- Conclusions : rethinking encounters and reformist narratives
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781306082419
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
539492
System control number
  • (OCoLC)862373284
  • (OCoLC)ocn862373284

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