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Conspicuous consumption in Africa / edited by Deborah Posel and Ilana Van Wyk.

Publication:
Johannesburg : Wits University Press, 2019.
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1 online resource (240 pages)
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Subjects:
Consumption (Economics) -- Africa.
Contents:
Thinking with Veblen : case studies from Africa's past and present / Deborah Posel and Ilana van Wyk
Changes in the order of things : department stores and the making of modern Cape Town / Deborah Posel
Conspicuously public : gendered histories of sartorial and social success in urban Togo / Nina Sylvanus
Etienne Rousseau, broedertwis and the politics of consumption within Afrikanerdom / Stephen Sparks
Cycling consumption : political power and elite wealth in Angola / Claudia Gastrow
Chiluba's trunks : consumption, excess and the body politic in Zambia / Karen Tranberg Hansen
Jacob Zuma's shamelessness : conspicuous consumption, politics and religion / Ilana van Wyk
Precarious 'bigness' : a 'big man', his women and his funeral in Cameroon / Rogers Orock
Young men of leisure? Youth, conspicuous consumption and the performativity of dress in Niger / Adeline Masquelier
Booty on fire : looking at izikhothane with Thorstein Veblen / Jabulani G Mnisi
Conspicuous queer consumption : emulation and honour in the pink map / Bradley Rink
The politics and moral economy of middle-class consumption in South Africa / Sophie Chevalier
Marigold beads : who needs diamonds?! / Joni Brenner and Pamila Gupta.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Electronic reproduction. New York Available via World Wide Web.
Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on December 13, 2019).
Contributor:
Posel, Deborah, editor.
Van Wyk, Ilana, 1977- editor.
JSTOR (Online Service)
ISBN:
9781776143665
1776143663
9781776143658
1776143655
9781776143641
9781776144662
Publisher Number:
99982942071
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.