(Article of periodic en Anglais - 2014)

Document title

Narratives of modernity, masculinity, and citizenship amid crisis in Abidjan's Sorbonne

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

MATLON J. (1) ;
(1) Institute for Advanced Study, School of Economics, Toulouse, FRANCE


In this article, the A. relates prominent depictions of the African urban crisis, particularly informality, and its implications for masculine subjectivity in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire. He considers the Sorbonne, a nationalist space in Abidjan, where partisans of former President Laurent Gbagbo contested the crisis narrative and their place in it. Literally and ideologically, Sorbonne orators and spectators moved themselves and their country from the periphery to the urban and global core


Article of periodic

published at : Antipode / ISSN 0066-4812

Editor : Blackwell, Oxford - ROYAUME-UNI (1969)

Millesime : 2014, vol. 46, no3 [pp. 717-735]

Bibliographic references : 2 p.



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