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Local Politics in AfghanistanA Century of Intervention in the Social Order$
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Conrad Schetter

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9780199327928

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2014

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199327928.001.0001

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Flows of Suspicion

Flows of Suspicion

Corruption and Kinship in Kabul

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Local Politics in Afghanistan

Anila Daulatzai

Oxford University Press

This chapter examines the discursive omnipresence of corruption throughout Afghan society to determine the dangers it poses to what may be called ‘the social’. Taking humanitarian relief to widows in Kabul as an example, it shows how the discourse on corruption creates mistrust among the beneficiaries.

Keywords:   Afghan society, corruption, humanitarian relief

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