A companion to the anthropology of Africa

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  • Includes bibliographical references and index.


  • The economic anthropology of Africa / Jane I. Guyer -- Revisiting the social bedrock of kinship and descent in the anthropology of Africa / Pauline E. Peters -- Witchcraft in Africa / James H. Smith -- Law, dispute resolutions, and justice / Jessica Johnson -- Illness and healing: Africanist anthropology / Rebecca L. Upton -- Power, meaning, and materiality in the anthropology of African religions South of the Sahara: a dialogue with religious studies / Joseph Hellweg and Jesse C. Miller -- Who are the new natives? Ethnicity and emerging idioms of belonging in Africa / George Paul Meiu -- Culture by other means: an Africanist anthropology of political violence and war / Danny Hoffman -- The anthropology of forced migration in Africa / Stephen C. Lubkemann -- Sex and sexuality in Africa / Suzanne Leclerc-Madlala -- Social trauma and recovery: emergent themes / Victor Igreja and Erin Baines -- Questioning humanitarian exceptions / Louisa Lombard -- Rights, inequality, and social justice / Carolyn Rouse -- Anthropology and the politics of childhood in Africa / Kristen E. Cheney -- Africa has moved!: new African diasporas and the anthropology of transnationalizing Africa / Dianna Shandy and Stephen C. Lubkemann -- Anthropological approaches to media in Africa / Katrien Pype and Alessandro Jedlowski -- Environmental anthropology in Africa: from cattle complex to environmentality / Raquel Rodrigues Machaqueiro and Roy Richard Grinker -- Anthropology and Africanist political science / Eric Kramon -- African anthropological practice in the "era of aid": towards a critique of disciplinary canons / Euclides Gonçaleves -- African participation in, and perspectives on, the politics of knowledge production in Africanist anthropology / Mwenda Ntarangwi
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