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Title:The emerging middle class in Africa
Editors:Ncube, MthuliISNI
Lufumpa, Charles Leyeka
City of publisher:New York, NY
ISBN:1138796425; 9781138796423; 1138796433; 9781138796430; 1315757893; 9781315757896; 1317634543; 9781317634546
Geographic term:Africa
Subject:middle class
Abstract:This collective volume analyses specific aspects of the lives of the middle class in Africa. It looks at how people become and remain in the middle class through a series of thematic chapters. It examines how behaviour changes in the process, in terms of consumption patterns and spending on health and education. Contributions: Introduction (Mthuli Ncube); Dynamics of the middle class in Africa (Charles Leyeka Lufumpa, Maurice Mubila and Mohamed Safouane Ben A´ssa); The political economy of the African middle class (Michael Lofchie); Consumption patterns (Oliver J. M Chinganya, Mary Strode, Lee Crawfurd, Marta Moratti and Felix Schmieding); Jobs and the labor market (Mary Strode, Lew Crawfurd, Simon Dettling and Felix Schmieding); Entrepreneurship (Mohamed Ayadi and Mohamed Safouane Ben A´ssa); Education (Benedict Kunene, Maurice Mubila and Oluyele A. Akinkugbe); Gender (Abena Oduro and Alice Nabalamba); Health (Alice Nabalamba and Helen Johansen); Conclusion (Mthuli Ncube). [ASC Leiden absract]