Jua Kali Kenya: Change and Development in an Informal Economy, 1970-95

Jua Kali Kenya: Change and Development in an Informal Economy, 1970-95

By: Kenneth King (author)Paperback

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During the 1980s the term jua kali (Kiswahili for 'hot sun') came to refer to anybody working in self-employment in Kenya. This text brings the informal sector alive through the photographs and life histories of jua kali people, and offers an analysis of what has been achieved by ordinary Kenyans.

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Contents

From informal sector to jua kali; the "jua-kalification" of Nairobi; industrial diversity in Gikomba in the early-1990s; revisiting rural Kenya's jua kali; education and training for self-employment in Kenya; Kenya's jua kali in a wider context.

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/01/1996
  • ISBN13: 9780852552391
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 266
  • ID: 9780852552391
  • weight: 312
  • ISBN10: 0852552394

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