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Author Beckerleg, Susan.

Title Ethnic identity and development [electronic resource] ; Khat and social change in Africa / Susan Beckerleg.

Published Basingstoke, Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.


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Physical description 208 p.
Notes Electronic book text.
Originally published in: 2010.
Contents Introduction * Somali Identity and Khat in Uganda * Yemeni Migrants * Khat Production Spreads * Altitude and Attitude * Wholesale Risks * A New Leisure culture * Signs of Khat * Idle and Disorderly * Khat and Changing Social Identities * Khat and Development.
File type Document
Summary This book presents data on Ugandan khat within the context of international debates on the drug, and the proposed ban in 2009. By telling of the story of khat, the book will serve as a vehicle for the analysis of social change, development priorities and shifting ethnic identities in Uganda over the last 80 years.
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History notes Susan Beckerleg is a Senior Research Fellow at the University of Warwick and is also affiliated to the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.
Subject Qat -- Uganda.
Khat -- Africa.
Ethnicity -- Uganda.
Qat -- Africa.
Social change -- Uganda.
Khat -- Uganda.
Drug & substance abuse: social aspects -- Africa.
African history -- Africa.
20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000 -- Africa.
Social & cultural anthropology -- Africa.
ISBN 9780230107786 : 洮63
0230107788 : 洮63