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Title Reinventing order in the Congo : how people respond to state failure in Kinshasa / edited by Theodore Trefon.

Published London ; New York : Zed Books, 2004.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Giblin Eunson  330.9675112 REIN    AVAILABLE
Physical description xi, 222 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1. Introduction : reinventing order / Theodore Trefon -- 2. The Kinshasa bargain / Anastase Nzeza Bilakila -- 3. The tap is on strike : water distribution and supply strategies / Angeline Maractho Mudzo Mwacan and Theodore Trefon -- 4. Food security in Kinshasa : coping with adversity / Eric Tollens -- 5. The miracle of life in Kinshasa : new approaches to public health / Peter Persyn and Fabienne Ladriere -- 6. The diploma paradox : University of Kinshasa between crisis and salvation / Telesphore Tsakala Munikengi and Willy Bongo-Pasi Moke Sangol -- 7. Acting on behalf (and in spite) of the state : NGOs and civil society associations in Kinshasa / Marco Giovannoni, Theodore Trefon, Jerome Kasongo Banga and Charles Mwema -- 8. Hidden families, single mothers and Cibalabala : economic regress and changing household composition in Kinshasa / Tom De Herdt -- 9. When Kinois take to the streets / Gauthier de Villers and Jean Omasombo Tshonda.
10. On being Shege in Kinshasa : children, the occult and the street / Filip De Boeck -- 11. The elusive Lupemba : rumours about fame and (mis)fortune in Kinshasa / Bob W. White.
Other author Trefon, Theodore.
Subject Order.
Social structure -- Congo (Democratic Republic) -- Kinshasa.
Kinshasa (Congo) -- Politics and government.
Kinshasa (Congo) -- Social conditions.
Kinshasa (Congo) -- Economic conditions.
ISBN 1842774905 (cased)
1842774913 (limp)