Garbage Citizenship: Vital Infrastructures of Labor in Dakar, Senegal (Hardback)Rosalind Fredericks (author)
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Publisher: Duke University Press
Number of pages: 216
Weight: 454 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 mm
"A powerful account of the centrality of infrastructure, waste and labor for writing larger stories of urban transformation and citizenship in Dakar and beyond." -- Colin McFarlane * International Journal of Urban and Regional Research *
"Garbage Citizenship powerfully details. . . how the responsibility for waste has disproportionately fallen on the urban poor." -- Jacob Doherty * American Anthropologist *
"An engaging study of garbage infrastructure in Senegal's capital that foregrounds both the human labor it takes to keep the city clean and the ways that failures to do so become goads to political action." -- Dagna Rams * American Ethnologist *
"Garbage Citizenship is a significant contribution and necessary reading for scholars of infrastructural governance and politics, labor geographies, African urban studies, and discard studies." -- Kathleen Stokes * Canadian Journal of African Studies *
"Fredericks presents a dazzling excavation of the many strata of garbage politics. ... Fredericks's book gives us new tools for understanding how that power works." -- Chris Tilly * American Journal of Sociology *
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