By James Ferguson
Ferguson indicates how the Zambian copper staff comprehend their very own event of social, cultural, and fiscal "advance" and "decline." Ferguson's ethnographic learn transports us into their lives—the dynamics in their family with friends and family, in addition to copper businesses and executive agencies.
Theoretically refined and vividly written, Expectations of Modernity will charm not just to these drawn to Africa this present day, yet to an individual considering the illusory successes of ultra-modern globalizing economy.
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Expectations of Modernity: Myths and Meanings of Urban Life on the Zambian Copperbelt (Perspectives on Southern Africa) by James Ferguson