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The Resource Strength beyond structure : social and historical trajectories of agency in Africa, edited by Miriam [sic] de Bruijn, Rijk van Dijk, Jan-Bart Gewald

Strength beyond structure : social and historical trajectories of agency in Africa, edited by Miriam [sic] de Bruijn, Rijk van Dijk, Jan-Bart Gewald

Label
Strength beyond structure : social and historical trajectories of agency in Africa
Title
Strength beyond structure
Title remainder
social and historical trajectories of agency in Africa
Statement of responsibility
edited by Miriam [sic] de Bruijn, Rijk van Dijk, Jan-Bart Gewald
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
Drawing on a range of historical and anthropological case studies from various parts of Africa, this anthology provides an understanding of the importance of agency in processes of social transformation, especially in the context of crisis and structural constraint
Member of
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
OCLCE
Dewey number
302.096
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Language note
One paper in French
LC call number
HN773.5
LC item number
.S77 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1962-
  • 1959-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Bruijn, Mirjam de
  • Dijk, Rijk van
  • Gewald, Jan-Bart
Series statement
African dynamics,
Series volume
v. 6
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Africa
  • PSYCHOLOGY
  • Social conditions
  • Africa
  • Gesellschaft
  • Soziale Situation
  • Afrika
  • Gestaltungsfreiheit
  • Handlungskompetenz
  • Handlungsfähigkeit
  • Politik
  • Subsaharisches Afrika
  • Agency theorie
  • Sociale verandering
  • Afrika
Label
Strength beyond structure : social and historical trajectories of agency in Africa, edited by Miriam [sic] de Bruijn, Rijk van Dijk, Jan-Bart Gewald
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Figures; Maps; Photographs; Preface; 1 Social and historical trajectories of agency in Africa: An introduction (Rijk van Dijk, Mirjam de Bruijn & Jan-Bart Gewald); 2 Manchester as the birth place of modern agency research: The Manchester School explained from the perspective of Evans-Pritchard's Book The Nuer (Wim van Binsbergen); 3 Dreams and agency during Angola's War of Independence (Inge Brinkman); 4 Chief Hosea Kutako: A Herero royal and Namibian nationalist's life against confinement 1870-1970 (Jan-Bart Gewald); 5 Agency in Kapsiki religion: A comparative approach (Wouter van Beek)
  • 6 Les enveloppes pour Papa Daniel: La transformation des relations domestiques dans les ménages des Congolais de la diaspora (Julie Ndaya)7 From individual act to social agency in San trance rituals (Thomas Widlok); 8 The dynamics of families, their work and provisioning strategies in the changing economies in the urban townships of Bulawayo, Zimbabwe (Otrude N. Moyo); 9 Images of Africa: Agency and nature conservation in South Africa (Malcolm Draper, Marja Spierenburg & Harry Wels); 10 Solitary births in Téra, Niger: A local quest for safety (Gertie Janssen)
  • 11 Agency in and from the margins: Street children and youth in N'djaména, Chad (Mirjam de Bruijn)12 Negotiating the memory of Fulbe hierarchy among mobile elite women (Lotte Pelckmans); 13 The safe and suffering body in transnational Ghanaian Pentecostalism; Towards an anthropology of vulnerable agency (Rijk van Dijk); Epilogue Theorizing agency in and on Africa: The questions are key (Francis B. Nyamnjoh); List of Authors
Control code
648557495
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 344 pages)
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781281921246
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
10.1163/ej.9789004156968.i-345
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)648557495
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Strength beyond structure : social and historical trajectories of agency in Africa, edited by Miriam [sic] de Bruijn, Rijk van Dijk, Jan-Bart Gewald
Publication
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Figures; Maps; Photographs; Preface; 1 Social and historical trajectories of agency in Africa: An introduction (Rijk van Dijk, Mirjam de Bruijn & Jan-Bart Gewald); 2 Manchester as the birth place of modern agency research: The Manchester School explained from the perspective of Evans-Pritchard's Book The Nuer (Wim van Binsbergen); 3 Dreams and agency during Angola's War of Independence (Inge Brinkman); 4 Chief Hosea Kutako: A Herero royal and Namibian nationalist's life against confinement 1870-1970 (Jan-Bart Gewald); 5 Agency in Kapsiki religion: A comparative approach (Wouter van Beek)
  • 6 Les enveloppes pour Papa Daniel: La transformation des relations domestiques dans les ménages des Congolais de la diaspora (Julie Ndaya)7 From individual act to social agency in San trance rituals (Thomas Widlok); 8 The dynamics of families, their work and provisioning strategies in the changing economies in the urban townships of Bulawayo, Zimbabwe (Otrude N. Moyo); 9 Images of Africa: Agency and nature conservation in South Africa (Malcolm Draper, Marja Spierenburg & Harry Wels); 10 Solitary births in Téra, Niger: A local quest for safety (Gertie Janssen)
  • 11 Agency in and from the margins: Street children and youth in N'djaména, Chad (Mirjam de Bruijn)12 Negotiating the memory of Fulbe hierarchy among mobile elite women (Lotte Pelckmans); 13 The safe and suffering body in transnational Ghanaian Pentecostalism; Towards an anthropology of vulnerable agency (Rijk van Dijk); Epilogue Theorizing agency in and on Africa: The questions are key (Francis B. Nyamnjoh); List of Authors
Control code
648557495
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 344 pages)
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781281921246
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
10.1163/ej.9789004156968.i-345
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)648557495
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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