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Turf wars : territory and citizenship in the contemporary state

Author: Bettina Ng'weno; UPSO eCollections (University Press Scholarship Online).
Publisher: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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People of African descent living in the Colombian Andes had long been struggling, as peasants and workers, for political participation and equal citizenship. When the 1991 Colombian Constitution enabled them to claim territory as ethnic groups, their demands became part of a growing worldwide phenomenon of citizenship claims that are based on territory and expressed through cultural distinction. This book looks at  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Claims
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Ng'weno, Bettina.
Turf wars.
Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 2007
(DLC) 2007003977
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Bettina Ng'weno; UPSO eCollections (University Press Scholarship Online).
ISBN: 0804768293 9780804768290
OCLC Number: 872393692
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (x, 299 pages) : illustrations, maps
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Turf wars --
Autonomy --
Self-governance --
The contemporary state --
Territory --
Suspect nationals --
Ancestral lands --
Tense territories --
Citizenship --
Equal citizens --
Participation --
Conclusion.
Responsibility: Bettina Ng'weno.
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Through Afro-Colombian struggles over territory and citizenship Turf Wars analyzes the local, national, and international construction and transformation of the state.  Read more...

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