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Invisible power, visible dispossession: The witchcraft of a subterranean pipeline

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There has been a lack of attention to the role of la sorcellerie (witchcraft) and the occult in geographical work on extraction, power and resistance, despite the ways in which these epistemologies inform conceptions of power, wealth and violence. In two towns along the Chad–Cameroon Oil Pipeline, epistemologies of la sorcellerie frame understandings and critiques of the invisible actors and processes that effect the pipeline's uneven distributions of violence, wealth and risk. Far from expun...

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10.1016/j.polgeo.2015.04.004

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Social Sciences Division
Department:
SOGE
Sub department:
Geography
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Publisher:
Elsevier
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Volume:
47
Issue:
July 2015
Pages:
64-76
Publication date:
2015-05-13
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0962-6298
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939270
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2018-11-08

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