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An ethnography of hunger : politics, subsistence, and the unpredictable grace of the sun / Kristin D. Phillips.

Author/Creator:
Phillips, Kristin, 1974- author.
Publication:
Bloomington : Indiana University Press, [2018]
Format/Description:
Book
xxiii, 207 pages, 5 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), map ; 23 cm.
Series:
Framing the global book series.
Framing the global book series
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Subjects:
Subsistence economy -- Tanzania.
Food security -- Social aspects -- Tanzania.
Food security -- Political aspects -- Tanzania.
Farmers -- Tanzania -- Economic conditions.
Tanzania -- Rural conditions.
Tanzania -- Economic conditions.
Subsistence economy.
Tanzania.
Contents:
Introduction: Subsistence citizenship
Part I: The frames of subsistence in Singida: cosmology, ethnography, history. 1. Hunger in relief: village life and livelihood ; 2. The unpredictable grace of the sun: cosmology, conquest, and the politics of subsistence
Part II: The power of the poor on the threshold of subsistence. 3. We shall meet at the pot of ugali: sociality, differentiation, and diversion in the distribution of food ; 4. Crying, denying, and surviving rural hunger
Part III: Subsistence citizenship. 5. Subsistence versus development ; 6. Patronage, rights, and the idioms of rural citizenship
Conclusion: The seasons of subsistence and citizenship.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Other format:
Online version: Phillips, Kristin, 1974- author. Ethnography of hunger
ISBN:
9780253038364
0253038367
9780253038371
0253038375
OCLC:
1020559929