Money and Violence

Financial Self-Help Groups in a South African Township

Erik Bähre

Status: 
€44,00
$59.00
ISBN13: 
9789004157262
E-ISBN: 
9789047419600
Publication Year: 
2007
Format: 
Paperback
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Pages, Illustr.: 
x, 194 pp.
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ISSN: 
1570-9310
Volume: 
8

Jacky Bouju, Aix-Marseille University and Mirjam de Bruijn, Leiden University and African Studies Centre Leiden (eds.)

Ordinary social violence, - recurrent mental or physical aggression occurring between closely related people - structures social relationships. This book presents anthropological case studies from different parts of Africa to show how this ‘hidden’ violence is essential to understand...
Series: 
Volume: 
31
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004271555
Expected: 
June 2014

Robert Ross, Leiden University, Marja Hinfelaar, Southern African Institute for Policy and Research, Zambia and Iva Peša, Leiden University

In The Objects of Life in Central Africa the history of consumption and social change from 1840 until 1980 is explored. By looking at the socio-economic, political and cultural meaning and impact of goods the contributions reassess Central African history
Series: 
Volume: 
30
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004254909
Publication date: 
August 2013

Sandra J.T.M. Evers, Caroline Seagle, Froukje Krijtenburg, VU University Amsterdam

Africa for Sale? Positioning the State, Land and Society in Foreign Large-Scale Land Acquisitions in Africa analyzes the role of the state in driving, negotiating and facilitating (foreign) land deals, and examines the extent to which large-scale land acquisitions are conditioned by land policies...
Series: 
Volume: 
29
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004251939
Publication date: 
May 2013

edited by Sakhela Buhlungu,University of Pretoria and Malehoko Tshoaedi, University of South Africa

COSATU's Contested Legacy analyses the dilemmas and opportunities of trade unionism in contemporary South Africa. The volume brings into sharp relief the contestation that union activists engage in as they seek to chart a future trajectory for trade unionism.
Series: 
Volume: 
28
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004251397
Publication date: 
April 2013

Fatima Diallo, African Studies Centre,Leiden and Richard Calland, University of Cape Town

As a new praxis emerges, in Access to Information in Africa for the first time African scholars and practitioners reflect on recent advances on the continent, as well as the obstacles that must still be overcome if greater public access to information is to make a distinctive contribution to...
Series: 
Volume: 
27
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004250659
Publication date: 
May 2013

Bill Derman, Norwegian University of the Life Sciences, Anne Hellum, University of Oslo, Kristin Bergtora Sandvik, Peace Research Institute of Oslo

Worlds of Human Rights presents ethnographic studies from Sub Saharan Africa that highlight how individuals and groups use human rights to achieve greater justice. It shows how struggles concerning land, property, gender equality and legal identity are shaped by contexts of history, power...
Series: 
Volume: 
26
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004246478
Publication date: 
April 2013

Klaas van Walraven, African Studies Centre Leiden, The Netherlands

In The Yearning for Relief Klaas van Walraven traces the history of the Sawaba movement in Niger and its rebellion against the French-protected regime during the 1960s. The book analyses its guerrilla campaign and failure, followed by the movement’s destruction.
Series: 
Volume: 
25
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004245747
Publication date: 
February 2013

Edited by Keyan G. Tomaselli, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Studies of cultural tourism and indigenous identity are fraught with questions concerning exploitation, entitlement, ownership and authenticity. Unease with the idea of leveraging a group identity for commercial gain is ever-present. This anthology articulates some of these debates from a...
Series: 
Volume: 
24
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004234185
Publication date: 
August 2012

Suzanne Francis

This book offers a new framework for the study of political elites and an empirically rich interrogation of the realization, accumulation and exercise of institutionalized political power by political elites in the African context of the Provincial Legislature of KwaZulu-Natal.
Series: 
Volume: 
23
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004219229
Publication date: 
December 2011

Thembela Kepe and Lungisile Ntsebeza (eds.)

Drawing on scholarship from multiple disciplines, this volume presents a fresh understanding of the Mpondo uprising in South Africa; focusing on its meanings and significance in relation to land, rural governance, politics and the agency of the marginalized.
Series: 
Volume: 
22
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004214460
Publication date: 
October 2011

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