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(Chapter / Bokkapittel / AcceptedVersion; Peer reviewed, 2020)
This chapter charts some of the key characteristics of Nairobi County, particularly those of development and governance that are directly relevant for how we may imagine the capital as a city of politics. The aim is, first, ...
'Only the people can defend this struggle': the politics of the everyday, extrajudicial executions and civil society in Mathare, Kenya.
(Journal article / Tidsskriftartikkel / AcceptedVersion; Peer reviewed, 2017)
Though a perennial problem in postcolonial Kenya, extrajudicial executions (EJE) show few signs of ending and in recent years are even accelerating amongst young men in informal settlements. Avenues for legal, institutional ...
Security beyond the men: Women and their everyday security apparatus in Mathare informal settlement, Nairobi
(Journal article / Tidsskriftartikkel / AcceptedVersion; Peer reviewed, 2018)
Security issues imbricate a wide range of fears and agendas in cities of the global North and South. Everyday life experiences in informal settlements reflect, however, not only residents’ urgent need for enhanced security ...