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245 00 African futures :|bessays on crisis, emergence, and 
       possibility /|cedited by Brian Goldstone and Juan Obarrio.
264  1 Chicago ;|aLondon :|bThe University of Chicago Press,
       |c2016. 
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500    Most contributions derive from an invited session on 
       "African Futures in Crisis", held at the American 
       Anthropological Association Annual Meeting in New Orleans 
       in 2010 
504    Includes bibliographical references and index 
505 00 |tIntroduction: untimely Africa? /|rBrian Goldstone and 
       Juan Obarrio --|gRethinking crisis.|tAfrica otherwise /
       |rJanet Roitman --|tThe form of crisis and the affect of 
       modernization /|rBrian Larkin --|tThe productivity of 
       crisis: aid, time, and medicine in Mozambique /|rRamah 
       McKay --|gEmergent economies.|tMoney in the future of 
       Africans /|rJane I. Guyer --|tForensics of capital /
       |rMichael Ralph --|tBrokering revolution: imagining future
       war on the West African borderlands /|rDanny Hoffman --
       |tHedging the future /|rCharles Piot --|tEntangled 
       postcolonial futures: Malagasy marriage migrants and 
       provincial Frenchmen /|rJennifer Cole --|gUrban spaces and
       local futures.|tRough towns: mobilizing uncertainty in 
       Kinshasa /|rAbdouMaliq Simone --|tLocal futures, the 
       future of the local: urban living in a Central African 
       metropolis /|rFilip De Boeck --|tChanging mobilities, 
       shifting futures /|rPeter Geschiere and Antoine Socpa --
       |tTime and again: locality as future anterior in 
       Mozambique /|rJuan Obarrio --|gPossibilities.|tGetting 
       ahead when we're behind: time, potential, and value in 
       urban Tanzania /|tBrad Weiss --|tAfrica in theory /
       |gAchille Mbembe 
506    Available to OhioLINK libraries 
520 8  Civil wars, corporate exploitation, AIDS, and Ebola but 
       also democracy, burgeoning cities, and unprecedented 
       communication and mobility: the future of Africa has never
       been more uncertain. Indeed, that future is one of the 
       most complex issues in contemporary anthropology, as 
       evidenced by the incredible wealth of ideas offered in 
       this landmark volume. A consortium comprised of some of 
       the most important scholars of Africa today, this book 
       surveys an intellectual landscape of opposed perspectives 
       in order to think within the contradictions that 
       characterize this central question: Where is Africa 
       headed? The experts in this book address Africa's future 
       as it is embedded within various social and cultural forms
       emerging on the continent today: the reconfiguration of 
       the urban, the efflorescence of signs and wonders and 
       gospels of prosperity, the assorted techniques of legality
       and illegality, lotteries and Ponzi schemes, apocalyptic 
       visions, a yearning for exile, and many other phenomena. 
       Bringing together social, political, religious, and 
       economic viewpoints, the book reveals not one but multiple
       prospects for the future of Africa. In doing so, it offers
       a pathbreaking model of pluralistic and open-ended 
       thinking and a powerful tool for addressing the vexing 
       uncertainties that underlie so many futures around the 
       world 
588 0  Description based on online resource; title from PDF title
       page (EBSCO, viewed December 8, 2016) 
651  0 Africa|xSocial conditions|y21st century|0http://id.loc.gov
       /authorities/subjects/sh2009114538|vCongresses.|0http://
       id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh99001533 
651  0 Africa|0http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85001531
       |xForecasting|0http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/
       sh00005779|vCongresses.|0http://id.loc.gov/authorities/
       subjects/sh99001533 
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       no2016069135|eeditor. 
700 1  Obarrio, Juan,|0http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/
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710 2  American Anthropological Association.|bAnnual Meeting
       |n(109th :|d2010 :|cNew Orleans, La.)|0http://id.loc.gov/
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