As part of JSPS Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (S) “Comprehensive Area Studies on Coexistence and Conflict Resolution Realizing the African Potentials”, this special issue was published in the Academic Journal of University of Nairobi, “Mila, The Journal of the Institute of Anthropology, Gender and African Studies”.
This special issue is the product of a symposium held in Windhoek, Namibia in 2010. Based on the results of the recent researches regarding social dynamics in Southern Africa, where the process of rapid globalization is going on, this special issue aims to explore into the potentials of Southern Africa for the development of the area. Most authors of this volume have been involved in the Scientific Research (S).
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- 1. Foreword
- 2. Introduction to the Special Issue “Exploring African Potentials: The
Dynamics of Action, Living Strategy, and Social Order in Southern Africa”
Akira Takada and Isaac K. Nyamongo
- 3. The Decline in Migrant Labour and its Impact on Diversified Rural
Livelihoods in a Mountain Area of Lesotho
- 4. Rural Entrepreneurs and Social Connections: The Management of Cattle
Posts and Interactions among Farmers in North-central Namibia
- 5. Recent Changes in Communal Livestock Farming in North-western Namibia
with Special Reference to the Rapid Spread of Livestock Auctions and
- 6. The Growth of ‘Rural Business’ and its Impact on Local Society in
- 7. Land Use of Angolan Immigrants in Western Zambia: Rethinking the
Autonomy and Coexistence of Self-settled Refugee Communities in Host
- 8. Imagined Entrepreneurs in Neoliberal South Africa: Informality and
Spatial Justice in Post-Apartheid Cities