Taken for a Ride: Grounding Neoliberalism, Precarious Labour and Public Transport in an African Metropolis

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How does public transport work in an African city under neoliberalism? Who owns what in it? Who has the power to influence its shape and changes in it over time? What does it mean to be a precarious and informal worker in the private minibuses that provide public transport in Dar es Salaam? These are the main questions that inform this in-depth case study of Dar es Salaam's public transport system over more than forty years. The growth of cities and informal economies are two central manifestations of globalization in the ...

Taken For A Ride: Grounding Neoliberalism, Precarious Labour, and Public Transport in an African Metropolis 2017, Oxford University Press, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9780198794240

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