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Gifting and the capable state in times of crisis

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dc.date.accessioned 2020-08-12T09:15:22Z
dc.date.available 2020-08-12T09:15:22Z
dc.date.issued 2020-05-25 en
dc.identifier.uri https://africanarguments.org/2020/05/25/gifting-and-the-capable-state-in-times-of-crisis/ en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11910/15381
dc.description.abstract In the dying days of the Roman Empire, wealthy politicians, senators and patrons developed a set of strategies, implemented through the state, to placate the increasing unruly, marginalised and impoverished urban poor. It was not a programme intended to build a nation so much as one intended to save a state from terminal decline. The government offered people access to cheap grain (bread), and theatrical gladiatorial events (circuses) to keep their minds off the social and economic decay that surrounded them. en
dc.format.medium Print en
dc.subject POLITICS en
dc.subject GIFT ECONOMY en
dc.subject SERVICE DELIVERY en
dc.subject GOVERNANCE en
dc.title Gifting and the capable state in times of crisis en
dc.type Newspaper article en
dc.description.version N/A en
dc.ProjectNumber LBBBBB en
dc.BudgetYear 2020/21 en
dc.ResearchGroup Inclusive Economic Development en
dc.SourceTitle African Arguments en
dc.ArchiveNumber 11501 en
dc.PageNumber Online en
dc.outputnumber 10571 en
dc.bibliographictitle Bank, L. Gifting and the capable state in times of crisis. <i>African Arguments</i>. Online. (25 May 2020). en
dc.publicationyear 2020 en
dc.contributor.author1 Bank, L. en


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