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"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 ...
'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 ...
"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 ...