Of conformity, criminality, and contestation

popular culture and gender identities in Kampala City, Uganda
  • 31 Pages
  • 4.39 MB
  • English
Centre for Basic Research , Kampala, Uganda
StatementJosephine Ahikire.
SeriesWorking paper ;, no. 65/2001, CBR working paper ;, no. 65.
The Physical Object
Pagination31 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3445309M
LC Control Number2005327310

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Many youths believe that getting into crime will make them popular, will make them respected and will give them the money they need to conform in terms of drugs.

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Conformity, contestation and culture in the globalization of insolvency regimes: international institutions and law-making in Indonesia and China. [Terence C Halliday; Bruce G Carruthers; American Bar Foundation.]