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Title:Displacement economies in Africa: paradoxes of crisis and creativity
Editor:Hammar, AmandaISNI
Year:2014
Pages:260
Language:English
Series:Africa now
City:London; New York
Publisher:Zed Books, in association with Nordic Africa Institute
ISBN:9781780324890
Geographic terms:Subsaharan Africa
Sudan
Chad
Senegal
Zimbabwe
Angola
Kenya
Somalia
Uganda
Congo (Democratic Republic of)
Subjects:displaced persons
economic conditions
informal sector
livelihoods
Link:http://urn.kb.se/resolve?urn=urn:nbn:se:nai:diva-1841
Abstract:This book investigates the relationship between displacement and economy. It contains case studies of various 'displacement economies' from across Subsaharan Africa. Contents: Displacement economies: paradoxes of crisis and creativity in Africa (Amanda Hammar). Part 1 Economies of rupture and repositioning, Securing livelihoods: economic practice in the Darfur-Chad borderlands (Andrea Behrends); Contested spaces, new opportunities: displacement, return and the rural economy in Casamance, Senegal (Martin Evans); The paradoxes of class: crisis, displacement and repositioning in post-2000 Zimbabwe (Amanda Hammar). Part 2 Reshaping economic sectors, markets and investment, Rapid adaptations to change and displacements in the Lundas (Angola) (Cristina Udelsmann Rodrigues); Somali displacements and shifting markets: camel milk in Nairobi's Eastleigh estate (Hannah Elliott); Diaspora returnees in Somaliland's displacement economy (Peter Hansen); Financial flows and secrecy jurisdictions in times of crisis: relocating assets in Zimbabwe's displacement economy (Sarah Bracking). Part 3 Confinement and economies of loss and hope, The IDP economy in Northern Uganda: a prisoners' economy? (Morten Bøås and Ingunn Bjørkhaug); 'No Move To Make': the Zimbabwe crisis, displacement-in-place and the erosion of 'proper places' (Jeremy Jones); Captured lives: the precarious space of youth displacement in Eastern DRC (Timothy Raeymaekers). [ASC Leiden abstract]
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