publication
Picto Article

"Hustlers versus dynasty" Kenya's new class politics

Authors:
Isabel PIKE
2021

While ethnicity has been the dominant dividing line in Kenyan politics, some argue that a new language of “hustlers versus dynasty” suggests the emergence of a more class-based politics. However, politics of grievance are never about one axis of inequality; the hustler-dynasty frame is no exception and resonates for reasons beyond class.