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Struggles for citizenship in Africa

Author: Bronwen Manby; International African Institute.; Royal African Society.; Social Science Research Council (Great Britain)
Publisher: London ; New York : Zed Books, 2009.
Series: African arguments.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book brings together new material from across Africa of the most egregious examples of citizenship discrimination, and makes the case for urgent reform of the law.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Manby, Bronwen.
Struggles for citizenship in Africa.
London ; New York : Zed Books, 2009
(DLC) 2009279642
(OCoLC)430839479
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Bronwen Manby; International African Institute.; Royal African Society.; Social Science Research Council (Great Britain)
ISBN: 9781848133532 1848133537
OCLC Number: 609896933
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 198 pages).
Contents: Introduction --
Empire to independence: the evolution of citizenship law in Africa --
Natives and settlers --
Mass denationalization and expulsion --
Internal citizenship in a federal state --
The importance of paperwork --
Excluding candidates and silencing critics --
Naturalization and long-term integration --
Last words: before Africa can unite?
Series Title: African arguments.
Responsibility: Bronwen Manby.

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Hundreds of thousands of people living in Africa find themselves non-persons in the only state they have ever known. This book intends to bring together fresh material from across Africa of some of  Read more...

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'This is a sharp, concise and convincing analysis of the ruthless manipulation of the idea of citizenship by Africa's rulers. Manby brilliantly exposes the large scale legalised discrimination and Read more...

 
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