Paper $36.95 ISBN: 9781848139961 Published February 2013 For sale in North and South America only
Cloth $125.95 ISBN: 9781848139978 Published February 2013 For sale in North and South America only

Politics of Origin in Africa

Autochthony, Citizenship and Conflict

Morten Bøås and Kevin Dunn

Politics of Origin in Africa

Morten Bøås and Kevin Dunn

Distributed for Zed Books

160 pages | 5.4375 x 8.5
Paper $36.95 ISBN: 9781848139961 Published February 2013 For sale in North and South America only
Cloth $125.95 ISBN: 9781848139978 Published February 2013 For sale in North and South America only
Contents
1. Introduction: conflict, land scarcity and tales of origin
2. Autochthony, melancholy and uncertainty in contemporary African politics
3. Liberia: civil war and the 'Mandingo question'
4. Kenya: majimboism, indigenous land claims and electoral violence
5. Democratic Republic of Congo: 'dead certainty' in North Kivu
6. Côte d'Ivoire: production and the politics of belonging
7. Conclusion
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