Last edited by Tulmaran
Monday, May 11, 2020 | History

2 edition of Custom & politics in urban Africa found in the catalog.

Custom & politics in urban Africa

Abner Cohen

Custom & politics in urban Africa

a study of Hausa migrants in Yoruba towns.

by Abner Cohen

  • 82 Want to read
  • 23 Currently reading

Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hausa (African people),
  • Yoruba (African people),
  • Nigeria -- Social conditions

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 231-238.

    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 252 p. :
    Number of Pages252
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17357748M

    Africa The Politics of Suffering and Smiling Patrick Chabal Considers the role of theory in African politics. This book discusses the limitations of political theories of Africa and proposes a starting point; arguing that political thinking ought to be driven by the need to address the immediacy of everyday life and death. The Politics of Custom: Chiefship, Capital, and the State in Contemporary Africa. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, viii + pp. Figures. Index. $ Cloth. ISBN: Till Förster; Published online by Cambridge University .

    Africa is the world's second-largest and second-most populous continent, after about million km 2 ( million square miles) including adjacent islands, it covers 6% of Earth's total surface area and 20% of its land area. With billion people as of , it accounts for about 16% of the world's human continent is surrounded by the Mediterranean Sea Area: 30,, km² (11,, sq mi) (2nd). Conflict and war, but most of all overwhelming despair are driving massive numbers of mostly young people from the Middle East and North Africa, .

    POSC/ PROBLEMS IN AFRICAN POLITICS: Contemporary Issues in African Affairs The Liberian Civil War The state of Post-Cold War & Post- 9/11 world politics is having important implications for the African continent which is seen to be going through both modernization and post-modernization Size: KB. In analyzing the obstacles to democratization in post- independence Africa, Mahmood Mamdani offers a bold, insightful account of colonialism's legacy--a bifurcated power that mediated racial domination through tribally organized local authorities, reproducing racial identity in citizens and ethnic identity in subjects. Many writers have understood colonial rule as either direct (French) 5/5(1).


Share this book
You might also like
Reauthorization of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation

Reauthorization of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation

Reviewing the organisation of provincial police forces

Reviewing the organisation of provincial police forces

Bonsai miniatures

Bonsai miniatures

Hillseam geology and roof instability near outcrop in eastern Kentucky drift mines

Hillseam geology and roof instability near outcrop in eastern Kentucky drift mines

Specification for inks for letterpress three- or four-colour printing.

Specification for inks for letterpress three- or four-colour printing.

Olive oil

Olive oil

PAINTING and decorating

PAINTING and decorating

Comparative law

Comparative law

Towards a socialist policy for housing finance reform.

Towards a socialist policy for housing finance reform.

Information, knowledge, and economic life

Information, knowledge, and economic life

Zwinger Palace Dresden (Travel to Landmarks Series)

Zwinger Palace Dresden (Travel to Landmarks Series)

Switzerland

Switzerland

The trial of Anne Hutchinson

The trial of Anne Hutchinson

easy and compendious introduction for reading all sorts of histories

easy and compendious introduction for reading all sorts of histories

Enlarge tree-planting operations in National Forests.

Enlarge tree-planting operations in National Forests.

Custom & politics in urban Africa by Abner Cohen Download PDF EPUB FB2

Based on Cohen's fieldwork in the s among the Hausa migrants, a people of the Yoruba area (then the western region of the Federation of Nigeria), Custom and Politics in Urban Africa looks at how ethnic groups use elements of tradition in jostling for power and privilege in.

Custom and Politics in Urban Africa book. A Study of Hausa Migrants in Yoruba Towns. Custom and Politics in Urban Africa. DOI link for Custom and Politics in Urban Africa.

Custom and Politics in Urban Africa book. A Study of Hausa Migrants in Yoruba Towns. By Abner Cohen. Edition 1st by: Custom and Politics in Urban Africa Hardcover – January 1, See all 3 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ $ Paperback "Please retry" — Manufacturer: Campus. Based on Cohen's fieldwork in the s among the Hausa migrants, a people of the Yoruba area (then the western region of the Federation of Nigeria), Custom and Politics Custom & politics in urban Africa book Urban Africa looks at how ethnic groups use elements of tradition in jostling for power and privilege in new urban situations.

This is a landmark work in urban anthropology and provides Cited by: Custom and Politics in Urban Africa (Routledge Classic Ethnographies) [Cohen, Abner] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Custom and Politics in Urban Africa (Routledge Classic Ethnographies)Cited by: Based on Cohen's fieldwork in the s among the Hausa migrants, a people of the Yoruba area (then the western region of the Federation of Nigeria), Custom and Politics in Urban Africa looks at how ethnic groups use elements of tradition in jostling for power and privilege in new urban situations.

This is a landmark work in urban anthropology and provides a comparative Brand: Taylor And Francis. Custom and Politics in Urban Africa: A Study of Hausa Migrants in Yoruba Towns.

xii, Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, $Author: William B. Schwab. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xii, pages map 23 cm: Other Titles: Custom and politics in urban Africa.

Based on Cohen's fieldwork in the s among the Hausa migrants, a people of the Yoruba area (then the western region of the Federation of Nigeria), Custom and Politics in Urban Africa looks at how ethnic groups use elements of tradition in jostling for power and privilege in new urban situations.

This is a landmark work in urban anthropology and provides a comparative Price: $   Buy a cheap copy of Custom and Politics in Urban Africa: A book by Abner Cohen. Custom And Politics In Urban Africa: A Study Of Hausa Migrants In, by Cohen, Abner Free shipping over $ ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xii, pages map 21 cm: Contents: Migratory process: settlers and strangers --Migratory process: prostitutes and housewives --Landlords of the trade --Politics of long-distance trade () --From a tribal polity to a religious brotherhood () --Ritualization.

“The Politics of Custom is an incisive and original investigation of the stubbornly persistent role played by traditional authorities in modern Africa.

Featuring a stellar cast of contributors and a superb synthetic introduction by the editors, this book is a major contribution that will appeal to a broad audience.”.

图书Custom and Politics in Urban Africa 介绍、书评、论坛及推荐. this book looks at how ethnic groups use elements of tradition in jostling for power and privilege in new urban situations. This is a landmark work in urban anthropology and provides a comparative framework for studying political processes in African societies.

Custom and Politics in Urban Africa: A Study of Hausa Migrants in Yoruba Towns This book is about people, male, female, young, middle-aged, who in.

AIDS, South Africa, and the Politics of Knowledge Through an in-depth examination of the interactions between the South African government and the international AIDS control regime, Jeremy Youde examines not only the emergence of an epistemic community but also the development of a counter-epistemic community offering fundamentally different.

California published three of his earlier books: The Politics of Elite Culture (), Two-Dimensional Man (), and Custom and Politics in Urban Africa ().

Reviews "A 'good read,' and at the same time an outstanding and well-balanced theoretical contribution to current debates about the relation of art to politics."—Frederick G. Bailey. Custom and Politics in Urban Africa 作者: Cohen, Abner 出版年: 页数: 定价: $ ISBN: 豆瓣评分. Published by one of the world’s leading publishers on African issues, Politics and Development in Contemporary Africa is an exciting new series of books that seeks to provide accessible but in-depth analysis of key contemporary issues affecting countries across the continent.

Featuring a wealth of empirical material and case study detail, and focussing on a diverse range of subject. Oomen has a book in press on the politics of traditional rule in contemporary South Africa.

Thomas Koelble and Edward LiPuma are doing important work on chiefship and liberal democracy. See, for example, their "Chiefs and Democrats: On the Compatibility of Political Democracy and Traditional Leadership in South Africa," unpub.

Emerging Africa. A rare and timely intervention from Kingsley Chiedu Moghalu, deputy governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, on development in Africa. To many, Africa is the new frontier.

As the West lies battered by financial crisis, Africa is seen as offering limitless opportunities for wealth creation in the march of globalization. Custom and Politics in Urban Africa: A Study of Hausa Migrants in Yoruba Towns by Abner Cohen it was amazing avg rating — 1 rating — published — 6 editions.The book thus demonstrates how formal institutional rules determine the kinds of social cleavages that matter in politics.

Reviews ' a well-researched, rich, sophisticated and lively analysis of ethnic politics in Zambia. a fascinating account of changes in the dimensions of ethnic identity in Zambian : Daniel N. Posner.Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books.