Cities, Society, and Social Perception: A Central African Perspective

Hardcover | April 30, 1999

byJ. Clyde MitchellAs told byBruce Kapperer

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The social and theoretical difficulties raised by the process of urbanization and westernization have constituted a key problem in the urban sociology of developing countries, in the sociology of development and in urban anthropology. This study of social relationships in the towns of SouthCentral Africa is based on material the author assembled over 21 years of working in Africa.

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The social and theoretical difficulties raised by the process of urbanization and westernization have constituted a key problem in the urban sociology of developing countries, in the sociology of development and in urban anthropology. This study of social relationships in the towns of SouthCentral Africa is based on material the autho...

J. Clyde Mitchell is at Nuffield College, Oxford.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:358 pages, 8.5 × 5.43 × 0.98 inPublished:April 30, 1999Publisher:Oxford University Press

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ISBN - 13:9780198232537

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'This latest work by Mitchell is of a high order and a genuine attempt to try and grasp the multidimentional aspects of context ... this work will hold a most important place in the history of urban anthropology, and for this reasn it is definitely recommended.'The Developing Economies