restricted access   Volume 56, Number 3, December 2013

Table of Contents

Large-Scale Land Deals and Local Livelihoods in Rwanda: The Bitter Fruit of a New Agrarian Model

pp. 1-23

“Wanton and Senseless” Revisited: The Study of Warfare in Civil Conflicts and the Historiography of the Algerian Massacres

pp. 25-55

ASR Forum: Engaging with African Informal Economies: Social Inclusion or Adverse Incorporation


pp. 57-76

The China–Africa Value Chain: Can Africa’s Small-Scale Entrepreneurs Engage Successfully in Global Trade?

pp. 77-100

Mama Benz in Trouble: Networks, the State, and Fashion Wars in the Beninese Textile Market

pp. 101-121

Capital’s New Frontier: From “Unusable” Economies to Bottom-of-the-Pyramid Markets in Africa

pp. 123-146

Women Informal Garment Traders in Taveta Road, Nairobi: From the Margins to the Center

pp. 147-164

Institutions, Security, and Pastoralism: Exploring the Limits of Hybridity

pp. 165-189

Lagos Tailors, Trade Unions, and Organizations in the Informal Economy

pp. 191-208

Informality, Religious Conflict, and Governance in Northern Nigeria: Economic Inclusion in Divided Societies

pp. 209-234

Book Review Essay

Changing Identifications and Alliances in East Africa

pp. 235-237

Book Reviews

Anthropology and Sociology

Youth Gangs and Street Children: Culture, Nurture and Masculinity in Ethiopia by Paula Heinonen (review)

pp. 239-240


Generations Past: Youth in East African History ed. by Andrew Burton, Hélène Charton-Bigot (review)

pp. 241-244

The Blacks of Premodern China by Don Wyatt (review)

pp. 244-246

Politics, International Relations, and Globalization

Rebel Rulers: Insurgent Governance and Civilian Life during War by Zachariah Cherian Mampilly (review)

pp. 246-248

Language, Literature, and the Arts

Shangaa: Art of Tanzania ed. by Gary van Wyk, and: Sogo: Maschere e Marionette Bamana ed. by Barbara Gianinazzi, Paolo Maiullari (review)

pp. 248-250

African Video Movies and Global Desires: A Ghanaian History by Carmela Garritano (review)

pp. 250-254

Film Reviews

Feature Film

One Man’s Show by Newton I. Aduaka (review)

pp. 255-257


A Blooming Business by Ton van Zantvoort (review)

pp. 257-258

Africa is a Woman’s Name by Ingrid Sinclair, Bridget Pickering, Wanjiru Kinyanjui (review)

pp. 259-260

Books Received

pp. 261-263