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Title:Citizenship, belonging, and political community in Africa: dialogues between past and present
Editor:Hunter, EmmaISNI
Year:2016
Pages:306
Language:English
Series:Cambridge Centre of African Studies series
City:Athens
Publisher:Ohio University Press
ISBN:0821422561; 9780821422564; 082142257X; 9780821422571; 0821445936; 9780821445938
Geographic terms:South Africa
Sudan
Burundi
Ivory Coast - Côte d'Ivoire
Kenya
Mauritius
Nigeria
Ethiopia
Subjects:citizenship
ethnic relations
political history
Abstract:This collective volume brings together contributions on citizenship in Africa. It contains case studies from different parts of the continent and from various academic perspectives. Contents: Unhelpful pasts and a provisional present (John Lonsdale); Rethinking citizenship and subjecthood in southern Africa: Khoesan, labor relations and the colonial state in the Cape of Good Hope (c. 1652-1815) (Nicole Ulrich); 'We are oppressed and our only way is to write to higher authority': the politics of claim and complaint in the peripheries of condominium Sudan (Cherry Leonardi and Chris Vaughan); Burundi, 1960-67: loyal subjects and obedient citizens (Aidan Russell); 'Double nationalité' and its discontents in Ivory Coast, 1963-66 (Henri-Michel Yéré); The Nubians of Kenya: citizenship in the gaps and margins (Samantha Balaton-Chrimes); Divided loyalties and contested identities: citizenship in colonial Mauritius (Ramola Ramtohul); The ethnic language of rights and the Nigerian political community (V. Adefemi Isumonah); The state and the 'peoples': citizenship and the future of political community in Ethiopia (Solomon M. Gofie); Ethnicity and contested citizenship in Africa (Eghosa E. Osaghae). [ASC Leiden abstract]
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