The Resource Expectations of modernity : myths and meanings of urban life on the Zambian Copperbelt, James Ferguson, (eBook:)

Expectations of modernity : myths and meanings of urban life on the Zambian Copperbelt, James Ferguson, (eBook:)

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Expectations of modernity : myths and meanings of urban life on the Zambian Copperbelt
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Expectations of modernity
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myths and meanings of urban life on the Zambian Copperbelt
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James Ferguson
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eng
Summary
Once lauded as the wave of the African future, Zambia's economic boom in the 1960s and early 1970s was fueled by the export of copper and other primary materials. Since the mid-1970s, however, the urban economy has rapidly deteriorated, leaving workers scrambling to get by. Expectations of Modernity explores the social and cultural responses to this prolonged period of sharp economic decline. Focusing on the experiences of mineworkers in the Copperbelt region, James Ferguson traces the failure of standard narratives of urbanization and social change to make sense of the Copperbelt's recent his
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1959-
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Ferguson, James
Dewey number
306/.096894
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government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
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  • eBooks from EBSCOhost
  • Perspectives on Southern Africa
Series volume
57
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Urban anthropology
  • Urbanization
  • Industrialization
  • Copper industry and trade
  • Copper mines and mining
  • Zambia
  • Zambia
  • Zambia
  • Urbanization
  • Urban anthropology
  • Copper miners
  • Copper mines and mining
  • Zambia
  • Anthropologie urbaine
  • Urbanisation
  • Industrialisation
  • Cuivre
  • Cuivre
  • Zambie
  • Zambie
  • Zambie
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Electronic books
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Expectations of modernity : myths and meanings of urban life on the Zambian Copperbelt, James Ferguson, (eBook:)
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 295-320) and index
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multicolored
Contents
The Copperbelt in Theory: From "Emerging Africa" to the Ethnography of Decline -- Expectations of Permanence: Mobile Workers, Modernist Narratives, and the "Full House" of Urban-Rural Residential Strategies -- Rural Connections, Urban Styles: Theorizing Cultural Dualism -- "Back to the Land"?: The Micropolitical Economy of "Return" Migration -- Expectations of Domesticity: Men, Women, and "the Modern Family" -- Asia in Miniature: Signfication, Noise, and Cosmopolitan Style -- Global Disconnect: Abjection and the Aftermath of Modernism -- Postscript: December 1998 -- Appendix: MIneworkers' Letters
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tsl-ebsco18540
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unknown
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1 online resource (xvii, 326 p.)
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online
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ill., maps.
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remote
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(OCoLC)45730914
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Expectations of modernity : myths and meanings of urban life on the Zambian Copperbelt, James Ferguson, (eBook:)
Link
https://www.austinlibrary.com:8443/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=41955
Publication
Note
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • Access restricted to subscribing institutions
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 295-320) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
The Copperbelt in Theory: From "Emerging Africa" to the Ethnography of Decline -- Expectations of Permanence: Mobile Workers, Modernist Narratives, and the "Full House" of Urban-Rural Residential Strategies -- Rural Connections, Urban Styles: Theorizing Cultural Dualism -- "Back to the Land"?: The Micropolitical Economy of "Return" Migration -- Expectations of Domesticity: Men, Women, and "the Modern Family" -- Asia in Miniature: Signfication, Noise, and Cosmopolitan Style -- Global Disconnect: Abjection and the Aftermath of Modernism -- Postscript: December 1998 -- Appendix: MIneworkers' Letters
Control code
tsl-ebsco18540
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvii, 326 p.)
Form of item
online
Other physical details
ill., maps.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)45730914

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