List of Publications

2010
Lindell, I. (ed.) (2010) Africa’s Informal workers: collective agency, alliances and transnational organizing in urban Africa. London/Uppsala: Zed Books and The Nordic Africa Institute.

Lindell, I. (2010) (ed.) Between Exit and Voice: Informality and the Spaces of Popular Agency, Special Issue of African Studies Quarterly, Vol. 11, Nos. 2/3.

Lindell, I., (2010) ‘Informality and Collective Organizing: Identities, Alliances and Transnational Activism in Africa’, Third World Quarterly, Vol. 31, No. 2.

Lindell, I. (2010) “Invisible no more: Informal workers voicing their interests and internationalizing”. Annual Report of the Nordic Africa Institute. Uppsala.

Forthcoming
Lindell, I. and A. Kamete (forthcoming 2010): “The politics of ‘non-planning’ strategies in African cities: International and local dimensions”, Journal of Southern African Studies.

Lindell, I., (forthcoming) “The transnational activism of informal workers: networks, boundaries, mediation and a different politics of scale”. Global Networks.

Lindell, I. (forthcoming) “Informal work and transnational organizing”. Forthcoming in I Lindberg and A Bieler (eds) Restructuring, Labour and the Challenges for Transnational Solidarity. Routledge.

Lindell, I. (forthcoming 2010): “Between family and market: urban informal workers’ networks and identities in Bissau, Guinea-Bissau”, in Bryceson, D.F. (ed) 2010, ‘How Africa Works: Occupational Change, Identity and Morality’, Rugby UK: Practical Action Publishing, 287pp.

2009
Lindell, I. (2009) “ ‘Glocal’ movements: place struggles and transnational organizing by informal workers”, Geografiska Annaler, 91:2, pp 123-136.

Lindell, I. and J. Appelblad, (2009) “Disabling governance: privatization of city markets and implications for vendors’ associations in Kampala, Uganda”, Habitat International, 33:4, pp. 397-404.

Lindell, I and A Kamete (2009) “Walls of shame: Evictions, global pressures and local agendas”, in Annual Report, The Nordic Africa Institute, pp. 32-33.

2008
Lindell, I. (2008): “The multiple sites of urban governance: Insights from an African City”. Urban Studies, 45:10, pp 1879-1901.

Lindell, I. (2008): “Building alliances between formal and informal workers: Experiences from Africa”. In Bieler, A. et al (eds), Labour and the Challenges of Globalization: What Prospects for International Solidarity?. London: Pluto Press.

2004
"Informal trade in Bissau and the politics of informalization". In Vaa, M. and Hansen, K. (eds), The informal city in Africa: what happens at the interface. Uppsala: Nordiska Afrikainstitutet.

2002
"Walking the tight rope: informal livelihoods and social networks in a West African city". Stockholm Studies in Human Geography 9. Stockholm: Almqvist & Wiksell International.

2001
"Coping with urban vulnerability: the role of social networks". In Tvedten, I.; Tostensen, A.; and Vaa, M. (eds), Associational life in African cities. Uppsala: Nordiska Afrikainstitutet.

1998
"Cities, food and gender struggles". Kulturgeografiskt Seminarium 1/98. Stockholm: Kulturgeografiska institutionen.

1997
"Street trade and urban policy in the Apartheid and post-Apartheid city". In Lenntorp, B. and Persson, C. (eds), Sydafrika - förvänta det oväntade. Kulturgeografiskt Seminarium 2/97. Stockholm: Kulturgeografiska institutionen.

"Food for the poor, food for the city: the role of urban agriculture in Bissau". The Geographical Journal of Zimbabwe, 28.

1996
"How do the urban poor stay alive? Modes of food provisioning in a squatter settlement of Bissau". African Urban Quarterly, 11:2, 3.

1995
"The informal food economy in a peripheral urban district: the case of Bandim district, Bissau". Habitat International, 19:2.

1994
"The informal food system in a peripheral district of Bissau". In Hesselberg, J. (ed), Agriculture and food systems, fertility and urban economy. NADG conference. Oslo: Dept. Geography, Oslo University.

1993
Informal food production, distribution and consumption in a peripheral quarter of Bissau. Master thesis. University of Stockholm. (unpublished).

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