Marta Iñiguez de Heredia
Search for other papers by Marta Iñiguez de Heredia in
Current site
Google Scholar
Creative survival as subversion
in Everyday resistance, peacebuilding and state-making

This chapter explores how creative survival, reciprocity and solidarity allow for mitigating extractive practices and the military rule that is put in place in rural areas. These practices represent forms of reappropriation, simultaneously delegitimising political order, and hence subverting it. The chapter illustrates that despite the context of violence, popular classes still aspire to improve their conditions of living in terms of political participation and economic distribution. In contrast with the last chapter, these practices have women as their protagonists, but as in the previous chapter, they are interconnected with different forms of resistance. This chapter also illustrates the pre-existing democratic configurations of order and how national and international strategies largely operate by disregarding them.

  • Collapse
  • Expand

Everyday resistance, peacebuilding and state-making

Insights from 'Africa's World War'


All Time Past Year Past 30 Days
Abstract Views 0 0 0
Full Text Views 451 54 8
PDF Downloads 266 60 10