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Series: Singles
Published: 13 August 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021698-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2169-8
...04 The Main Streets and the Cinema Aisles, 1997 And so we find ourselves in 1972 again and then just another mile marker into 1973, from the ascent to the decline of the Amer- ican epoch, modernity to postmodernity, industrial to finance capital. There s a red thread that runs from 1973 through...
Published: 18 June 2007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8972-9
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.1215/9780822396680-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9668-0
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.1215/9780822381037-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8103-7
Published: 18 May 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387732-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8773-2
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397922-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9792-2
Series: e-Duke books scholarly collection.
Published: 21 August 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391562-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9156-2
Published: 12 November 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478022084-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-9168-4
Published: 24 August 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394617-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9461-7
Published: 17 May 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478004561-030
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0456-1
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384915-028
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8491-5
Book: Decay
Published: 23 August 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478022039-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2203-9
Published: 13 September 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007043-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0704-3
... was still the language of governance throughout the country, and even at the local level political power was largely in the hands of the Amhara. However, the famines of the 1980s in northern Ethiopia made it clear that although northerners main- tained a great deal of political power, the northern highlands...
Published: 13 September 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007043-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0704-3
... was finished, but many others were not. The main road connecting the Addis Ababa highway to the bus station was completely closed, and traffic was routed along smaller roads. The Regional Road Authority had taken over the construction from private companies and some progress was being made, but much...
Published: 13 September 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007043-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0704-3
... were marked by the rumble of a gen- erator and dull light illuminating the windows. The lack of light did not stop Jimma residents from taking their usual evening stroll along the city s main avenues. The difference was that it was now very difficult to identify other walkers, making the exchange...
Published: 13 September 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007043-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0704-3
.... Door- to- door trips such as this are especially useful when trav- eling with small children and to and from the city s main market with loads of goods. Particularly for women, who are often verbally harassed if they are walking alone at night or even during the day in some neighborhoods the Bajaj...
Published: 13 September 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007043-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0704-3
... in Ethiopian cit- ies hovered around 50 percent, and the duration of unemployment averaged three to four years (Serneels 2007). Idle young men had a particularly vis- ible presence on the streets of urban Ethiopia (Mains 2012b). The chisel- ing and setting of stones has created jobs for some of them, allowing...
Published: 13 September 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007043-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0704-3
... on the ability of city administrators to impro- vise. Road construction transforms, but it is not disconnected from the past. New roads interact with longstanding ethnic and class- based hierarchies that have been built into the city (Mains and Kinfu 2016). Roads that were constructed through improvisation...
Book Chapter

By Daniel Mains
Published: 13 September 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007043-008
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0704-3
... empirical analysis of contemporary citizen/state relations. There is certainly evidence that citizens perceptions of the state s ability to provide re- sources and public goods influence their political opinions (Arriola 2008; Lefort 2007; Mains 2012a). 7. Another election joke that comes from a different...
Book Chapter

By Daniel Mains
Published: 13 September 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007043-009
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0704-3
... of Tekeze Dam. In Culture, Technology, and Development: Urban Development, Reset- tlement and Education in Ethiopia, edited by Daniel Mains, 101 22. Hawassa: Hawassa University. Goldstone, Brian, and Juan Obarrio. 2016. Introduction: Untimely Africa? In African Futures: Essays on Crisis, Emergence...