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"It's all about money": Urban-rural spaces and relations in Maputo, Mozambique
(Canadian Journal of African StudiesCanadian Journal of African Studies vol. 52 no. 1, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018-05-01)
Within the anthropological urban scholarship on sub-Saharan Africa, there is a shared notion of the continued, and in some cases reemerging, importance of rural spaces, values and relations in cities and towns. In Mozambique's ...
"Flooding our eyes with rubbish": urban waste management in Maputo, Mozambique
(Environment and UrbanizationEnvironment and Urbanization vol. 30 no. 2, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018-08-01)
Critical voices on urban management tend to portray conflicting governmentalities, with western 'top-down' municipal development models on the one hand, and the everyday practices and diffuse forms of power of the poor ...
What does it mean to be poor? Investigating the qualitative-quantitative divide in Mozambique
(World Development vol. 117, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019-01-01)
Motivated by the siloed nature of much poverty research, as well as the challenge of finding inclusive operational definitions of poverty, this study reflects on the merits of seeking to reconcile economic (quantitative) ...
'Goats eat where they are tied up': illicit and habitual corruption in Mozambique
(Review of African Political Economy vol. 45 no. 158, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018-12-01)
The article shows that corruption is structural and omnipresent in Mozambican society, effectively legitimising corrupt practices at all levels. Using an anthropological approach, it argues that small-scale corruption has ...