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Living Politics in South Africa's Urban Shacklands

Living Politics in South Africa's Urban Shacklands( )
Author: Chance, Kerry Ryan
Publication Date:Jun 2018
Publisher:University of Chicago Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $30.00
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Living Politics by anthropologist Kerry Ryann Chance examines governance and political mobilization in townships and shack settlements in post-apartheid South Africa. Tracking everyday practices and interactions between poor residents and state agents, the manuscript investigates the rise of nationwide protests since the late 1990s. Based on ethnography in Durban, Cape Town, and Johannesburg, Chance analyzes the criminalization of popular forms of politics that were foundational...
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