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Anlo-Land and Anlo-Ewe People

Kathryn Linn Geurts

in Culture and the Senses: Bodily Ways of Knowing in an African Community

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520234550
eISBN:
9780520936546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520234550.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter provides some general ethnographic background in order to familiarize readers with the people and lands of West Africa, specifically with the late-twentieth century southeastern Ghana, ... More


The Productivity of Crisis: Aid, Time, and Medicine in Mozambique

Ramah Mckay

in African Futures: Essays on Crisis, Emergence, and Possibility

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226402246
eISBN:
9780226402413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226402413.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

Anthropological accounts have explored how humanitarian and medical interventions produce “mobile,” “partial” forms of sovereignty across Africa. Scholars have demonstrated how a “humanitarian ... More


“Money Problem”: Work, Class, Consumption, and Men’s Social Status

Daniel Jordan Smith

in To Be a Man Is Not a One-Day Job: Masculinity, Money, and Intimacy in Nigeria

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226491516
eISBN:
9780226491790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226491790.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the multiple ways men in Nigeria seek to make money, the meanings of money and work, and the ways that different livelihoods both reflect and reproduce increasingly unequal ... More


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