Karen Tranberg Hansen

  • 432 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

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Grants 2010 2012

Research Output 1982 2019

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

Economy
Geography
Venues
Anthropology
Cultural Significance
1 Citation (Scopus)

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

local court
gender relations
resident
Law

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

sociality

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

informal sector
economics
urban development
regulation
2 Citations (Scopus)

Introduction

Hansen, K. T., Jan 1 2014, In : City and Society. 26, 2, p. 150-152 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle