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Author Di Nunzio, Marco, 1984- author

Title The act of living : street life, marginality, and development in urban Ethiopia / by Marco Di Nunzio
Published Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2019
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Description 1 online resource
Contents Migrants, gentlemen and thugs -- A thug's life -- Do not cross the red line -- Keep on hustlin' -- Life is a paradise -- The time of the bumpkins -- Embracing uncertainty
Summary "Explores why economic growth does not result in empowerment in Ethiopia, and how marginality is narrated and experienced in a time of promise"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed March 19, 2019)
Subject Ethnology -- Ethiopia -- Addis Ababa.
Informal sector (Economics) -- Ethiopia -- Addis Ababa.
Marginality, Social -- Ethiopia -- Addis Ababa.
Poor -- Ethiopia -- Addis Ababa.
Street life -- Ethiopia -- Addis Ababa.
Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) -- Economic conditions.
Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) -- Social conditions.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2018051959
ISBN 1501735136 (electronic bk.)
1501735535 (electronic bk.)
9781501735134 (electronic bk.)
9781501735530 (electronic bk.)