Custom and Politics in Urban Africa: A Study of Hausa Migrants in Yoruba Towns / Edition 1

Custom and Politics in Urban Africa: A Study of Hausa Migrants in Yoruba Towns / Edition 1

by Abner Cohen, Cohen Abner, Brian Loader
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415329817

ISBN-13: 9780415329811

Pub. Date: 04/01/2004

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

A discussion of the process by which some ethnic groups manipulate values, myths, symbols and ceremonials from their traditional culture in order to develop an informal political organisation. This organisation is then used as a weapon in the struggle for power and privilege within contemporary society.  See more details below

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A discussion of the process by which some ethnic groups manipulate values, myths, symbols and ceremonials from their traditional culture in order to develop an informal political organisation. This organisation is then used as a weapon in the struggle for power and privilege within contemporary society.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415329811
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
04/01/2004
Series:
Routledge Library Editions: Anthropology and Ethnography
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
268
Product dimensions:
5.70(w) x 8.70(h) x 1.00(d)

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