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Author Schubert, Jon, 1982- author.

Title Working the system : a political ethnography of the new Angola / Jon Schubert.

Publication Info. Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2017.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description 1 online resource (270 pages) : illustrations, maps
text rdacontent
computer rdamedia
online resource rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction : working the system in boomtown Africa -- 2002, year zero : the foundations of the new Angola -- Sambizanga : the affects of place and memory -- Angolanidade : mediating urbanity through race and class -- Cunhas : situational kinship and everyday authority -- A culture of immediatism : co-optation and complicity -- Against the system, within the system : the parameters of the political.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Ethnology -- Angola.
Politics and culture -- Angola.
Power (Social sciences) -- Angola.
Postwar reconstruction -- Social aspects -- Angola.
Angola -- History -- 2002-
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Schubert, Jon. Working the system : a political ethnography of the new Angola. Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2017 9781501713699
ISBN 9781501713699 (cloth : alk. paper)
9781501713705 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9781501709692 (e-book)

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