restricted access   Volume 87, Number 2, May 2017

Table of Contents

Class and connectivity

Navigating (im)mobility: female entrepreneurship and social media in Khartoum

pp. 233-252

Digital futures and analogue pasts?: Citizenship and ethnicity in techno-utopian Kenya

pp. 253-277

'Disordered surroundings': money and socio-economic exclusion in Western Kenya

pp. 278-299

Reconfiguring migration

Reconfiguring migration: an introduction

pp. 300-303

Why aspiring migrants trust migration brokers: the moral economy of departure in Anglophone Cameroon

pp. 304-321

Disrupted migration projects: the moral economy of involuntary return to Ghana from Libya

pp. 322-342

Is Europe really the dream?: Contingent paths among sub-Saharan migrants in Morocco

pp. 343-361

Rebellious youth in South Africa

Inkatha's young militants: reconsidering political violence in South Africa

pp. 362-386

Evil spirits in Ethiopia

From sickness to history: evil spirits, memory and responsibility in an Ethiopian market village

pp. 387-406

Review article

Home, family and intimacy in recent writings on and from South Africa

pp. 407-418

Reviews of books

The politics of independence in South Sudan

South Sudan: from revolution to independence by Matthew LeRiche and Matthew Arnold, and: Post-Referendum Sudan: national and regional questions ed. by Samson Wassara and Al-Tayib Zain Al-Abdin Muhammed (review)

pp. 419-421

Guardians of the Tradition: historians and historical writing in Ethiopia and Eritrea by James De Lorenzi (review)

pp. 421-423

Indian Doctors in Kenya, 1895–1940: the forgotten history by Anna Greenwood and Harshad Topiwala (review)

pp. 423-424

Swahili Grammar for Introductory and Intermediate Levels (Sarufi ya Kiswahili cha Ngazi ya Kwanza na Kati) by Oswald Almasi, Michael David Fallon and Nazish Pardhan Wared (review)

pp. 424-426

Lion Songs: Thomas Mapfumo and the music that made Zimbabwe by Banning Eyre (review)

pp. 426-427

A Nervous State: violence, remedies, and reverie in colonial Congo by Nancy Rose Hunt (review)

pp. 427-429

Musa: an essay (or experiment) in the anthropology of the individual by Jan Patrick Heiss (review)

pp. 429-430

J. F. Ade Ajayi: his life and career ed. by Michael Omolewa and Akinjide Osuntokun (review)

pp. 431-432

Child Domestic Work in Nigeria: conditions of socialisation and measures of intervention by Ina Gankam Tambo (review)

pp. 432-433

African Appropriations: cultural difference, mimesis, and media by Matthias Krings (review)

pp. 434-435

Africa's Information Revolution: technical regimes and production networks in South Africa and Tanzania by James T. Murphy and Pádraig Carmody (review)

pp. 435-437

Para-States and Medical Science: making African global health by Paul Wenzel Geissler (review)

pp. 437-438


Patrick Harries, Member of the Council of the International African Institute from 2014 to 2016

pp. 439-441

'A bit of this and a bit of that': an obituary for Elizabeth Colson

pp. 442-444

Addendum to 'A bibliography of the works of J. D. Y. Peel (1941–2015)'

p. 445