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Title:Special issue: territorialising identity, authority and conflict in Africa
Editor:Sjögren, Anders
Year:2015
Periodical:Journal of contemporary African studies (ISSN 1469-9397)
Volume:33
Issue:2
Pages:405-518
Language:English
City:Abingdon
Publisher:Routledge, Taylor & Francis
Geographic terms:Africa
Congo (Democratic Republic of)
Namibia
Nigeria
South Sudan
Uganda
Subjects:territorial claims
boundaries
identity
authority
conflict
land tenure
Link:http://www.tandfonline.com/toc/cjca20/33/2
Abstract:This special issue of the 'Journal of Contemporary African Studies' addresses the dynamics of territory, identity and authority. Contributions: Land tenure regimes and state structure in rural Africa: implications for forms of resistance to large-scale land acquisitions by outsiders (Catherine Boone); Armed mobilisation and the nexus of territory, identity, and authority: the contested territorial aspirations of the Banyamulenge in eastern DR Congo (Judith Verweijen, Koen Vlassenroot); Conservation on contested lands: the case of Namibia's communal conservancies (Eduard Gargallo); Religion, ethnicity and citizenship: demands for territorial self-determination in southern Kaduna, Nigeria (Henrik Angerbrandt); Making borders and identities in South Sudan (Ole Frahm); Battles over boundaries: the politics of territory, identity and authority in three Ugandan regions (Anders Sjögren). [ASC Leiden abstract]
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