ARTICLE ON Nairobi's Middle Class

Spronk, Rachel (2014): Exploring the Middle Classes in Nairobi: From Modes of Production to Modes of Sophistication, African Studies Review 57/1, 93-114.

ARTICLE ON Africa's Middle Class

Melber, Henning (2015): Where and What (for) is the Middle? Africa and the Middle Class(es),
European Journal of Development Research Vol. 27, 2, 246–254.

Research Report PUBLISHED

The first Kompreno Research Report has been published in October 2016. Download here the file to read more about the articles linked to the workshop (Re)searching Nairobi´s Middle Class.

latest news

  • Six themes were elaborated on which field work was subsequently carried out by the participants in Nairobi:

    - Housing and real estate

    - Consumption patterns, lifestyles and economic sustainability

    - Infrastructure and environment

    - Entrepreneurship and class mobility

    - Social policy, civic values and political participation

    - Values, mindsets, cultures of middle class

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  • The first Kompreno Research Report has been published in October 2016. Download here the file to read more about the articles linked to the workshop (Re)searching Nairobi´s Middle Class

    read more

what is the event about

A COMPACT WEEK

Together we will unpack, paint out and re-map the "middle/floating class", based on two thematic tracks (1) identity and representation and (2) impacts: an edited volume based on selected contributions (articles, pictures, etc.) is envisaged.

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We invite participants and interested persons to send us graphical material (sketches, photos, etc.) to upload on our website. We also invite you to leave comments.