The Modernity Bluff: Crime, Consumption, and Citizenship in Cote d'Ivoire

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In C???te d'Ivoire, appearing modern is so important for success that many young men deplete their already meager resources to project an illusion of wealth in a fantastic display of Western imitation, spending far more than they can afford on brand name clothing, accessories, technology, and a robust nightlife. Such imitation, however, is not primarily meant to deceive--rather, as Sasha Newell argues in The Modernity Bluff , it is an explicit performance so valued in C???te d'Ivoire it has become a matter of national ...

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