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Water, housing and (in)formality in Kitwe, Zambia: infrastructure, citizenship and urban belonging

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Wusakile is one of the oldest and most prominent mining neighbourhoods in Kitwe, on the Zambian Copperbelt. Since the 1930s, mining companies have provided water and housing to their employees in Wusakile. By exploring the variegated dynamics between water, housing and citizenship in Kitwe, this chapter highlights the ways in which citizens’ access to water infrastructure is embedded in historical processes. It explores scholarly debates about water infrastructure, the role of the state and t...

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Published
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Peer reviewed
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Accepted Manuscript

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Humanities Division
Department:
History
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Publisher:
CRC Press Publisher's website
Series:
Routledge studies in urbanism and the city
Host title:
Citizenship and Infrastructure: Practices and Identities of Citizens and the State
Publication date:
2019-02-28
Pubs id:
pubs:986046
URN:
uri:67f4ade6-8f2f-4b6e-883d-7498dbb82397
UUID:
uuid:67f4ade6-8f2f-4b6e-883d-7498dbb82397
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pubs:986046
ISBN:
9780815385974
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