Angela Cummine argues the case for citizen control over public wealth.
The whole article can be downloaded as a PDF file.
Published in British Academy Review, No. 28 (Summer 2016).
Dr Peter Hill held a British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Sociology Department, University of Oxford between 2001 and 2004 to work on the relationship between indigenous and immigrant criminal groupings in contemporary Japan. He describes here some of his research on gangsters in Tokyo.
From 1998 to 2005, Dr Felicitas Becker conducted hundreds of interviews in Tanzania, both to discover why and how many people had converted to Islam and to investigate why these Muslim congregations have produced Islamic radicals. This edited extract from her book, ‘Becoming Muslim in Mainland Tanzania, 1890–2000’, gives an account of conflicts among Tanzania’s Muslims, in particular the role of Muslim reformists – often referred to as the Ansar – who were highly visible and vocal during her period of research.