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Title Mobile urbanity : Somali presence in urban East Africa / edited by Neil Carrier and Tabea Scharrer
Imprint New York : Berghahn Books, 2019
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 Ethnology Library  JV8998.7 .M63 2019    AVAILABLE    30520020880002
Descript xi, 252 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series Integration and conflict studies ; volume 20
Integration and conflict studies ; v. 20
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Foreword. Being and becoming mobile / Yusuf Hassan -- Introduction / Tabea Scharrer and Neil Carrier -- Part I. Urbanity -- The Somali factor in urban Kenya: a history / Hannah Whittaker -- The port and the island. Cosmopolitan and vernacular identity constructions among Somali women in Nairobi and Johannesburg / Nereida Ripero-Muniz -- Being Oromo in Nairobi's 'Little Mogadishu': superdiversity, moral community and the open economy / Neil Carrier and Hassan H. Kochore -- Part II. Economic networks -- Demanding and commanding goods: the Eastleigh transformation told through the 'lives' of its commodities / Neil Carrier and Hannah Elliott -- Capital mobilization among the Somali refugee business community in Eastleigh, Nairobi / John Mwangi Githigaro and Kenneth Omeje -- Challenging the status quo from the bottom up? Gender and enterprise in Somali migrant communities in Nairobi, Kenya / Holly A. Ritchie -- Reinventing retail - 'Somali' shopping centres in Kenya / Tabea Scharrer -- Part III. The politics of Somali mobility -- Perpetually in transit: Somalian refugees in a context of increasing hostility / Lucy Lowe and Mark Yarnell -- Framing the swoop: a comparative analysis of the Operation Usalama Watch in Muslim and secular print media in Kenya / Joseph Wandera and Halkano A. Wario -- Beyond Eastleigh: a new Little Mogadishu in Uganda? / Gianluca Iazzolino -- Afterword / Gunther Schlee
Link Online version: Mobile urbanity New York : Berghahn Books, 2019 9781789202977 (DLC) 2019011827
Subject Labor mobility -- Africa, East
Somalis -- Africa, East
Immigrants -- Africa, East
Somalis -- Migrations
City and town life -- Africa, East
Africa, East -- Emigration and immigration -- Economic aspects
Alt Author Carrier, Neil C. M., editor, author
Scharrer, Tabea, editor, author
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