The Resource Spiders of the market, Ghanaian Trickster Performance in a Web of Neoliberalism, David Afriyie Donkor, (ebook)

Spiders of the market, Ghanaian Trickster Performance in a Web of Neoliberalism, David Afriyie Donkor, (ebook)

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Spiders of the market, Ghanaian Trickster Performance in a Web of Neoliberalism
Title
Spiders of the market
Title number
Ghanaian Trickster Performance in a Web of Neoliberalism
Statement of responsibility
David Afriyie Donkor
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The Ghanaian trickster-spider, Ananse, is a deceptive figure full of comic delight who blurs the lines of class, politics, and morality. David Afriyie Donkor identifies social performance as a way to understand trickster behavior within the shifting process of political legitimization in Ghana, revealing stories that exploit the social ideologies of economic neoliberalism and political democratization. At the level of policy, neither ideology was completely successful, but Donkor shows how the Ghanaian government was crafty in selling the ideas to the people, adapting trickster-rooted performance techniques to reinterpret citizenship and the common good. Trickster performers rebelled against this takeover of their art and sought new ways to out trick the tricksters
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Donkor, David Afriyie
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non fiction
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  • Theater
  • Ethnomusicology
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adult
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Spiders of the market, Ghanaian Trickster Performance in a Web of Neoliberalism, David Afriyie Donkor, (ebook)
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9780253021540
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MWT11666255
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Spiders of the market, Ghanaian Trickster Performance in a Web of Neoliberalism, David Afriyie Donkor, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780253021540
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11666255
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11666255
System control number
MWT11666255
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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