Explore more about the social conditions in Zanzibar via these Georgia State University Library resources:
- Green, E. (2011). The political economy of nation formation in modern Tanzania: explaining stability in the face of diversity. Commonwealth & Comparative Politics, 49(2), 223-244.
- Green, M. (2006). Representing poverty and attacking representations: Perspectives on poverty from social anthropology. Journal of Development Studies, 42(7), 1108-1129.
- Gössling, S. (2001). Tourism, economic transition and ecosystem degradation: interacting processes in a Tanzanian coastal community. Tourism Geographies, 3(4), 430-453.
- Decker, C. (2010). Reading, Writing, and Respectability: How Schoolgirls Developed Modern Literacies in Colonial Zanzibar. International Journal of African Historical Studies, 43(1), 89-114.
- Sumich, J. (2002). Looking for the ‘other’: tourism, power, and identity in Zanzibar. Anthropology Southern Africa, 25(1/2), 39-45.
Social Shutter (edited by GSU sociology professor Deirdre Oakley, GSU sociology graduate student Chandra Ward, and photographer Angie Luvara) is an online “weekly venue for photo essays and single photos with extended captions about everyday social life.” Submissions welcome!