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Hodgson, Dorothy Louise
Being Maasai, becoming indigenous : postcolonial politics in a neoliberal world / Dorothy L. Hodgson
Bloomington : Indiana University Press, c2011
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 3rd Floor  DT443.3.M37 H628 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Maasai (African people) -- Tanzania -- Politics and government
Indigenous peoples -- Africa -- Politics and government
Indigenous peoples -- Tanzania -- Politics and government
Identity politics -- Africa
Identity politics -- Tanzania
Non-governmental organizations -- Political aspects -- Africa
Non-governmental organizations -- Political aspects -- Tanzania
Subject Africa -- Social conditions -- 1960-
Tanzania -- Social conditions -- 1964-
Subject(s) Neoliberalism -- Social aspects -- Africa
Neoliberalism -- Social aspects -- Tanzania
Physical Description xix, 265 p., [10] p. of plates : ill. ; 23 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [1233]-254) and index
Contents Introduction : positionings -- the cultural politics of representation, recognition, resources, and rights -- Becoming indigenous in Africa -- Maasai NGOs, the Tanzanian state, and the politics of indigeneity -- Precarious alliances -- Repositionings : from indigenous rights to pastoralist livelihoods -- "If we had our cows" : community perspectives on the challenge of change -- Conclusion : what do you want?

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