Ethnographies of uncertainty in Africa

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Full title: Ethnographies of uncertainty in Africa / [edited by] Elizabeth Cooper (assistant professor, Simon Fraser University, Canada), David Pratten (associate professor, Oxford University, UK).
Other authors: Cooper, Elizabeth, 1976-
Pratten, David.
Format: Book           


Table of Contents:
  • 1. Ethnographies of Uncertainty in Africa : An Introduction / Elizabeth Cooper and David Pratten
  • PART I. SOCIAL CONTINGENCIES : BETWEEN SUSPICION AND THE SUBJUNCTIVE
  • 2. Contingency : Interpersonal and Historical Dependencies in HIV Care / Susan Reynolds Whyte and Godfrey Etyang Siu
  • 3. Charity and Chance : The Manufacture of Uncertainty and Mistrust Through Child Sponsorship in Kenya / Elizabeth Cooper
  • 4. The Quest for Trust in the Face of Uncertainty : Managing Pregnancy Outcomes in Zanzibar / Nadine Beckmann
  • 5. Food Security, Conjugal Conflict, and Uncertainty in "Bangladesh," Mombasa, Kenya / Adam Gilbertson
  • PART II. FUTURE VISIONS
  • 6. Social Invisibility and Political Opacity : On Perceptiveness and Apprehension in Bissau / Henrik Vigh
  • 7. Rhythms of Uncertainty and the Pleasures of Anticipation / Julie Soleil Archambault
  • 8. Embracing Uncertainty : Young People on the Move in Addis Ababa's Inner City / Marco Di Nunzio
  • 9. "We Wait for Miracles" : Ideas of Hope and Future Among Clandestine Burundian Refugees in Nairobi / Simon Turner.