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Author Hodgson, Dorothy Louise

Title Being Maasai, becoming indigenous : postcolonial politics in a neoliberal world / Dorothy L. Hodgson

Publ Info Bloomington : Indiana University Press, [2011]
2011
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 RWU Main Library  DT443.3.M37 H628 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript xix, 265 pages, 10 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [1233]-254) and index
Contents Introduction : positionings -- the cultural politics of representation, recognition, resources, and rights -- Becoming indigenous in Africa -- Maasai NGOs, the Tanzanian state, and the politics of indigeneity -- Precarious alliances -- Repositionings : from indigenous rights to pastoralist livelihoods -- "If we had our cows" : community perspectives on the challenge of change -- Conclusion : what do you want?
LC subject Maasai (African people) -- Tanzania -- Politics and government
Indigenous peoples -- Africa -- Politics and government
Indigenous peoples -- Tanzania -- Politics and government
Identity politics -- Africa
Identity politics -- Tanzania
Non-governmental organizations -- Political aspects -- Africa
Non-governmental organizations -- Political aspects -- Tanzania
Africa -- Social conditions -- 1960-
Tanzania -- Social conditions -- 1964-
Neoliberalism -- Social aspects -- Africa
Neoliberalism -- Social aspects -- Tanzania
ISBN 9780253356208 (cloth : alk. paper)
0253356202 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780253223050 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0253223059 (pbk. : alk. paper)
ISBN/ISSN 40019416550