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ISSN 215-2448

Special Issue on Africa’s Moral and Affective Economy

Guest Editor: Goran Hyden

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Highlights: Moral Economy, Food Sharing, Highland Ethiopia, Business Practices and Creeds in Tanzania, Labor Exchange and Commercialization in Eastern Uganda, Labor Exchange, Japan, DR Congo, Kibarua Employment, Sagara, Birkina Faso, Senegal


Introduction and Overview 
Goran Hyden  |  Excerpt  |  PDF (1-8)

Moral Economy as Emotional Interaction: Food Sharing and Reciprocity in Highland Ethiopia
Keiichiro Matsumura  |  Abstract  |  PDF (9-22)

“Earning among Friends”: Business Practices and Creeds among Petty Traders in Tanzania 
Sayaka Ogawa  |  Abstract  |  PDF (23-38)

From Beer to Money: Labor Exchange and Commercialization in Eastern Uganda
Soichiro Shiraishi  |  Abstract  |  PDF (39-53)

Labor Exchange Systems in Japan and DR Congo: Similarities and Differences
Tatsuro Suehara  |  Abstract  |  PDF (55-65)

The Changing Practices of Kibarua Employment: A Case Study of the Sagara, Tanzania
Kazuhiko Sugimura  |  Abstract  |  PDF (67-78)

The Economy of Affection and Local Enterprises in Africa: Empirical Evidence from a Network Study in Burkina Faso and Senegal
Tomomi Tokuori  |  Abstract  |  PDF (79-101)

African Imaginations of Moral Economy: Notes on Indigenous Economic Concepts and Practices in Tanzania
Tadasu Tsuruta  |  Abstract  |  PDF (103-121)

Book Reviews

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Review Article: Mandela’s World: The International Dimension of South Africa ‘s Political Revolution, 1990-99. James Barber. Athens: Ohio University Press, 2004. 256 pp. & 
Thabo Mbeki’s World: The Politics and Ideology of the South African President. Sean Jacobs and Richard Calland, eds. New York: Zed Books, 2003. 304 pp.
Review by Derek Catsam  |  (123-125)

Talk Left Walk Right: South Africa ‘s Frustrated Global Reforms. Patrick Bond. Scottsville, South Africa: University of Kwazulu Natal Press, 2004. 266 pp. 
Review by Pádraig Carmody  |  (125-127)

Is Violence Inevitable in Africa? Theories of Conflict and Approaches to Conflict Prevention. Patrick Chabal, Ulf Engel, and Annamaria Gentili(eds). Leiden, The Netherlands: Brill Academic Publishers, 2005. 245 pp.
Review by Mark Davidheiser  |  (127-128)

The French Imperial Nation-State: Negritude and Colonial Humanism between the Two World Wars. Gary Wilder. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2005. 386 pp. 
Review by Abdourahmane Idrissa  |  (129-131)

Famine that Kills: Darfur, Sudan (Revised Edition). Alex De Waal. New York: Oxford University Press, 2005. 258 pp. 
Review by Daniela Nascimento  |  (131-132)

The Marketing of Rebellion: Insurgents, Media and International Activism. Clifford Bob. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005. 237 pp.
Review by Lee Seymour  |  (133-134)

Practicing History in Central Tanzania: Writing, Memory, and Performance. Gregory H. Maddox with Ernest M. Kongola. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann, 2006. 178 pp.
Review by Jan Bender Shetler  |  (134-136)

Engendering Human Rights: Cultural and Socio-Economic Realities in Africa. Obioma Nnaemeka and Joy Ezeilo, eds. New York: Palgrave Macmillan. 320 pp.
Review by Jasmine M. Waddell  |  (136-138)