AFRICAN MARKETS AND THE UTU-BUNTU BUSINESS MODEL, a perspective on economic informality in Nairobi

: Kinyanjui (M.)

R 250.00
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185pp., illus., map, paperback, Cape Town, 2019.


Using the utu-ubuntu model to understand the ethics, values and activities of traders and artisans in Nairobi’s markets, Mary Njeri Kinyanjui explores how they shape urban spaces in and around the city and contribute to its development.

Mary Njeri Kinyanjui is a senior research fellow at the University of Nairobi’s Institute for Development Studies. At the time of writing, she was a visiting associate at the Five College Womens’ Studies Research Center in Mount Holyoke, Massachusetts.