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  Volume 56, Number 1, April 2013

Table of Contents

Jamie Monson, Stephanie Rupp

From the Editors

p. I

Pregnancy and Bodies of Knowledge in a South African University

pp. 1-20

ASR Forum on Africa and China

Introduction: Africa and China: New Engagements, New Research

pp. 21-44

Remembering Work on the Tazara Railway in Africa and China, 1965–2011: When “New Men” Grow Old

pp. 45-64

Chinese Devils, the Global Market, and the Declining Power of Togo’s Nana-Benzes

pp. 65-80

African Pentecostal Migrants in China: Marginalization and the Alternative Geography of a Mission Theology

pp. 81-102

Ghana, China, and the Politics of Energy

pp. 103-130

Perceptions of Chinese in Southern Africa: Constructions of the “Other” and the Role of Memory

pp. 131-153

Conclusion: China and Africa Rebooted: Globalization(s), Simplification(s), and Cross-cutting Dynamics in “South–South” Relations

pp. 155-170

Book Review Essay

Child Soldiers

pp. 171-174

Book Reviews

Anthropology and Sociology

Bodies, Politics, and African Healing: The Matter of Maladies in Tanzania by Stacey A. Langwick (review)

pp. 175-177

Bewitching Development: Witchcraft and the Reinvention of Development in Neoliberal Kenya by James Howard Smith (review)

pp. 177-179

Laibon: An Anthropologist’s Journey with Samburu Diviners in Kenya by Elliot Fratkin (review)

pp. 179-180

Politics, International Relations, and Globalization

Stuck: Rwandan Youth and the Struggle for Adulthood by Marc Sommers (review)

pp. 180-182

Decentralization in Uganda: Explaining Successes and Failures in Local Governance by Gina S. Lambright (review)

pp. 182-184

The Lord’s Resistance Army: Myth and Reality ed. by Tim Allen and Koen Vlassenroot (review)

pp. 184-186

Understanding the Somalia Conflagration: Identity, Political Islam, and Peacebuilding by Afyare Abdi Elmi, and: Milk and Peace, Drought and War: Somali Culture, Society and Politics: Essays in Honour of I. M. Lewis ed. by Markus Hoehne and Virginia Luling (review)

pp. 186-188

From Protest to Parties: Party-Building and Democratization in Africa by Adrienne LeBas (review)

pp. 188-190

China and the European Union in Africa: Partners or Competitors? ed. by Jing Men and Benjamin Barton (review)

pp. 190-192

Economics and Development

Globalization and Sustainable Development in Africa ed. by Bessie House-Soremekun and Toyin Falola (review)

pp. 193-195

The Fate of the Eastern Cape; History, Politics and Social Policy ed. by Greg Ruiters (review)

pp. 195-196

Geography, Environment, and Demography

Crude Existence: Environment and the Politics of Oil in Northern Angola by Kristen Reed (review)

pp. 197-198

Health and Disease

Morality, Hope and Grief: Anthropologies of AIDS in Africa ed. by Hansjorg Dilger and Ute Luig, and: The Land Is Dying: Contingency, Creativity and Conflict in Western Kenya by Paul Wenzel Geissler and Ruth Jane Prince (review)

pp. 199-201

AIDS Policy in Uganda: Evidence, Ideology, and the Making of an African Success Story by John Kinsman (review)

pp. 201-202

Improvising Medicine: An African Cancer Ward in an Emerging Cancer Epidemic by Julie Livingston (review)

pp. 203-205

Language, Literature, and the Arts

Nollywood till November: Memoirs of a Nollywood Insider by Charles Novia (review)

pp. 205-206

Live from Dar es Salaam: Popular Music and Tanzania’s Music Economy by Alex Perullo (review)

pp. 206-208

Music, Performance and African Identities ed. by Toyin Falola and Tyler Fleming (review)

pp. 208-211

Postcolonial Artists and Global Aesthetics by Akin Adesokan (review)

pp. 211-212


Under Protest: The Rise of Student Resistance at the University of Fort Hare by Daniel Massey (review)

pp. 212-214

Film Review Essay

Yoruba Video Comedies: You Don’t Know Lagos

pp. 215-219

Film Reviews

Paris My Paradise dir. by Eléonore Yaméogo, and: Sisters in Law dir. by Kim Longinotto and Florence Aysi (review)

pp. 221-223

Colobane Express by Khady Sylla

pp. 223-225

Books Received

Books Received

pp. 227-228

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