Meaning of detribalization in English:


(British detribalisation)

Pronunciation /diːtrʌɪb(ə)lʌɪˈzeɪʃ(ə)n/


See detribalize

‘The main anxiety of British administrators then was the threat of ‘detribalization,’ their word for a perceived social dislocation resulting from urbanization and migration for wage labor.’
  • ‘This brings up the issue of Tom's ‘detribalization.’’
  • ‘It is also true that detribalization is, as Mahmood Mamdani showed, ‘the mere starting point in the reorganisation of the bifurcated power created by the colonial power’.’