Karen Tranberg Hansen

  • 493 Citations
1982 …2019

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Research Interests

Urban anthropology, political economy, economic anthropology, consumption and material culture, dress and fashion, gender relations, southern Africa, and development issues.

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, University of Washington

… → 1979

Research interests

  • Domesticity
  • Dress and fashion
  • Economic anthropology
  • Gender relations
  • Material culture
  • Political economy
  • Southern Africa
  • Urban anthropology

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Research Output

Changing Secondhand Economies

Hansen, K. T. & Le Zotte, J., Jan 2 2019, In : Business History. 61, 1, p. 1-16 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

  • 4 Scopus citations

    Women on the Front Line: Development Issues in Southern Africa

    Hansen, K. T. & Ashbaugh, L., Jan 1 2019, The Women and International Development Annual, Volume 2. Taylor and Francis, p. 205-240 36 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  • Washing dirty laundry in public: Local courts, custom, and gender relations in postcolonial Lusaka

    Hansen, K. T., Jan 1 2018, Courtyards, Markets, City Streets: Urban Women in Africa. Taylor and Francis, p. 105-127 23 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  • 1 Scopus citations

    Cities of youth: Post-millennial cases of mobility and sociality

    Hansen, K. T., Apr 10 2015, African Youth and the Persistence of Marginalization: Employment, Politics, and Prospects for Change. Taylor and Francis Inc., p. 67-84 18 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    2 Scopus citations

    Informal Sector

    Hansen, K. T., Mar 26 2015, International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences: Second Edition. Elsevier Inc., p. 56-59 4 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter