Insiders and Outsiders: Citizenship and Xenophobia in Contemporary Southern Africa (BOK)

Francis B. Nyamnjoh

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This study of xenophobia and how it both exploits and excludes is an incisive commentary on a globalizing world and its consequences for ordinary people's lives. Using the examples of Sub-Saharan Africa's two most economically successful nations, it meticulously documents the fate of immigrants and the new politics of insiders and outsiders. As globalization becomes a palpable reality in the bodies of people in transit, citizenship, sociality and belonging are subjected to stresses to which few societies have devised a civil response beyond yet more controls. The latter in turn are subverted and nullified, so that, as in Botswana and South Africa, a world is developing where conflict and flux underlie a superficial global progress.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2006 Forfatter Francis B. Nyamnjoh
Forlag
ZED BOOKS LTD
ISBN 9781842776773
Antall sider 288 Dimensjoner 13,5cm x 21,5cm x 1,5cm
Vekt 363 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Migration, immigration & emigration, Ethnic studies

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