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Author Mutongi, Kenda, author
Title Matatu : a history of popular transportation in Nairobi / Kenda Mutongi
Imprint Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, 2017
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 人文社會聯圖  HE283.5.Z7 N35 2017    AVAILABLE    30610020541926
Descript ix, 350 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 267-344) and index
Introduction: Matatu -- The only way to get there was on foot -- Moving people, building the nation, 1960-73 -- It is a difficult system to beat -- We are making a living by constitutional means -- Deregulation, 1973-84 -- Kenyatta's decree, 1973 -- Jump in, squeeze, jump out... quickly! -- Government regulation, 1984-88 -- The Matatu bill of 1984 -- Only those who are afraid use force -- Organized crime? 1988-2014 -- Kanu youth wingers -- Mungiki: fighting a phantom? -- Generation matatu, politics, and popular culture, 1990-2014 -- Music, politics, and profit -- "Pimp" my ride -- Self-regulation, 2003-14 -- The michuki rules -- Conclusion: making it in Nairobi
Subject Transportation -- Kenya -- Nairobi
Minibuses -- Kenya -- Nairobi
Local transit -- Kenya -- Nairobi
Urban transportation policy -- Kenya -- Nairobi
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