Department of Cultural Anthropology and Ethnology

New article: Urban land contestations and political mobilisation

2016-09-09

Sten Hagberg and Gabriella Körling have published an article titled "Urban land contestations and political mobilisation: (re)sources of authority and protest in West African municipalities" in Social Anthropology.

The paper is based on anthropological research on socio-political opposition in West African municipalities. We analyse how land schemes for urban development are at the centre of social contest and political mobilisation in municipalities, by developing examples from peri-urban areas of Bamako, Mali and Niamey, Niger. [---] Read the abstract here.

Reference: Hagberg, Sten and Gabriella Körling 2016. Urban land contestations and political mobilisation: (re)sources of authority and protest in West African municipalities. Social Anthropology 24(3), 294-308. DOI: 10.1111/1469-8676.12312

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