1 edition of The modernity bluff found in the catalog.
The modernity bluff
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|LC Classifications||HQ799.8.C8 N48 2012|
|The Physical Object|
|ISBN 10||0226575195, 0226575209|
|ISBN 10||9780226575193, 9780226575209|
|LC Control Number||2011041970|
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“The Modernity Bluff takes its place comfortably with the best writing on African youth, cities, and popular culture—Cole, De Boeck, Mbembe, Nyamanjoh, Simone, Weiss, White—and gives an utterly original angle (fashion, conspicuous consumption) for understanding the cultural underpinnings of the current conflict in Côte d’Ivoire.
Sasha Newell knows both the Cited by: This book utilizes postmodernism within its analysis of the colonial, White supremacist racist, patriarchal, and capitalist consequences of European expansion without taking into consideration that the supposed social phenomena of "bluffing" is a consequence of French colonialism & the history of the Ivory Coast showcases that it is one of the many African /5.
The Modernity Bluff: book review by Joschka Philipps Sasha Newell’s The Modernity Bluff starts out by pulling the reader into one of Abidjan’s typical outdoor bars where, around tables fully covered with bottles, groups of young men lavishly outspend each other.
The “bluff” constructs the global “as a geographically dispersed scale of social evolution” (71), such that goods from the Occident, through their consumption, bestow modernity onto the : Jordanna Matlon. "The The modernity bluff book Bluff takes its place comfortably with the best writing on African youth, cities, and popular culture - Cole, De Boeck, Mbembe, Nyamanjoh, Simone, Weiss, White - and gives an utterly original angle for understanding the cultural underpinnings of the current conflict in Cote d'Ivoire.5/5(3).
‘Peter Wagner's developing "world sociology of modernity", outlined in this splendid book, is a major advance in his and our thinking about modernity around the world. The book is also an excellent and very readable summary of the current state of the field.' William Outhwaite, Newcastle by: Liquid Modernity concludes the analysis undertaken in Bauman's two previous books Globalization: The Human Consequences and In Search of Politics.
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For more information, or to purchase either book, please follow the links above or below. Such imitation, however, is not primarily meant to deceive—rather, as Sasha Newell argues in The Modernity Bluff, it is an explicit performance so valued in Côte d’Ivoire it has become a matter of national pride.
Called bluffeurs, these young urban men operate in a system of cultural economy where reputation is essential for financial success. That reputation is Brand: University of Chicago Press. AB - The Modernity Bluff: Crime, Consumption, and Citizenship in Côte d'Ivoire by Sasha Newell. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, Pp.
xi, ISBN M3 - Book/Film/Article review. VL - SP - EP - JO - International Journal of African Historical Studies. JF - International Journal of African Historical Author: Robert Launay.
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Book Published Chicago: London: The University of Chicago Press, Language English ISBN,Contents. Introduction; Enregistering modernity, bluffing criminality: how Nouchi speech reinvented the nation; Bizness and "blood brothers": the moral economy of crime.
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