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Fake buildings and gray development in Nairobi

Constance Smith

the formal and informal sectors through studies of political clientelism, land markets, or entrepreneurship ( Boone 2012 ; Branch and Cheeseman 2009 ). In general, however, this has not overridden a common tendency to describe the informal as beyond

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Staging Democracy

The Aganaktismenoi of Greece and the Squares Movement(s)

George Sotiropoulos

, in turn, has contributed to an underdevelopment of “civil society activism” and the reproduction of clientelism and trade unionism dominated by the established parties. At the same time, of course, the civil sector, precisely because it offered good

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Simon Tormey and Jean-Paul Gagnon

reinforced by a sense of many case studies and examples of elite corruption, clientelism, cronyism, and nepotism between both political parties. Therefore, you have to have a disruption outside of la casta in order to make any further democratic innovation

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Processes of Territorialization in Mexico

Indigenous Government, Violence, and Comunalidad

Philipp Wolfesberger

conflict, which manifests itself as clientelism, as individualized struggle over competition, opposes the bonding of the community and its entrenchment with the land. However, opposition to political parties also represents a force for unity by the people

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Thom Brooks

9780511586361 Stokes , S. , T. Dunning , M. Nazareno and V. Brusco . 2013 . Brokers, Voters, and Clientelism: The Puzzle of Distributive Politics . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press . 10.1017/CBO9781107324909 Weisbach , D. 2000 . ‘ Ironing

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Theory from the Peripheries

What Can the Anthropology of Postsocialism Offer to European Anthropology?

Ognjen Kojanić

and the Former Soviet Union ( London : Routledge ). Brković , Č. ( 2017 ), Managing Ambiguity: How Clientelism, Citizenship and Power Shapes Personhood in Bosnia and Herzegovina ( New York : Berghahn Books ). 10.2307/j.ctvw04gv6

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From “De Facto King” to Peasants’ Communes

A Struggle for Representation in the Discourse of the Polish Great Emigration, 1832–1846/48

Piotr Kuligowski

clientelism in the émigrés’ political imagination (well-known from the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth). Therefore some émigrés, in their letters to the prince, praised his virtues and family traditions, sometimes hoping for financial benefits or other forms of

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Inside and Outside the law

Negotiated Being and Urban Jouissance in the Streets of Beirut

Ghassan Hage

hand, they often think it is the best thing that ever happened to them during the process of migration. They see it as a liberation from the clientelism that mars their everyday experience of the state in Lebanon. Comments such as “it is so good to be

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Laborers, Migrants, Refugees

Managing Belonging, Bodies, and Mobility in (Post)Colonial Kenya and Tanzania

Hanno Brankamp and Patricia Daley

partition or independence, descent (belonging to a recognized ethnic group in the colony), or naturalization after a specified period of lawful residency. Political manipulation and emerging clientelism further cemented binary distinctions between supposed

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Federica Tarabusi

resources (such as housing, work, and education). New terms, such as mafija , foteljasi associated with political corruption and party clientelism, or lopovi to describe people who have benefited from the conflict, express a new, collective “moral order