The City Electric
CollectionToward an Open Monograph Ecosystem (TOME)
Michael Degani explores how electricity and its piracy in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, has become a key site for urban Tanzanians to enact, experience, and debate their social contract with the state.
Keywordselectricity; infrastructure; neoliberalism; postsocialism; parasite; modality
ISBN9781478092810, 9781478023777, 9781478016502, 9781478019145, 9781478092810
PublisherDuke University Press
Publication date and placeDurham, 2022
Social & cultural anthropology, ethnography