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Middle-income groups in Kenya : Conflicting realities between upward mobility and uncertainty

Neubert, Dieter

In: sozialpolitik.ch, 2019, vol. 1, no. 4, p. Article: 1.4

For more than a decade scholars mostly from economy and development studies have described the rise of a newly emerging ‘middle class’ in the Global South including Africa. This has led to a ‘middle class narrative’ with the ‘middle class’ as the backbone of economic and democratic development. Especially with regard to the stability of the position of the people in the ‘middle’,...

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Editorial - Erosion of the Middle Class?

Budowski, Monica ; Schief, Sebastian

In: sozialpolitik.ch, 2019, vol. 1, no. 1, p. Article: 1.1

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Guelb el Ahmar (Bathonian, Anoual Syncline, eastern Morocco): First continental flora and fauna including mammals from the Middle Jurassic of Africa

Haddoumi, Hamid ; Allain, Ronan ; Meslouh, Said ; Metais, Grégoire ; Monbaron, Michel ; Pons, Denise ; Rage, Jean-Claude ; Vullo, Romain ; Zouhri, Samir ; Gheerbrant, Emmanuel

In: Gondwana Research, 2016, vol. 29, no. 1, p. 290–319

We report the discovery in Mesozoic continental “red beds” of Anoual Syncline, Morocco, of the new Guelb el Ahmar (GEA) fossiliferous sites in the Bathonian Anoual Formation. They produced one of the richest continental biotic assemblages from the Jurassic of Gondwana, including plants, invertebrates and vertebrates. Both the sedimentological facies and the biotic assemblage indicate a...