Title: Kinshasa and its (Im)material Infrastructure
Authors: De Boeck, Filip
Plissart, Marie-Françoise
Series Editors: LeGates, Richard T.
Stout, Frederic
Issue Date: 2015
Publisher: Routledge
Series Title: The Routledge Urban Reader Series vol:11
Host Document: Cities of the Global South Reader edition:1st pages:188-191
Abstract: exploration of the urbanscape of the capital of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, an evocative account of the physical, visible and invisible structures that emerge and support city-life in Kinshasa. The excerpt focuses on the imaginative ways people invent to deal with the lack of urban infrastructure-a condition that is not uncommon across the global South.
ISBN: 978-0-415-68226-8
VABB publication type: VABB-4
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IHb
Appears in Collections:Institute for Anthropological Research in Africa

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