Citizenship in Africa: The Law of Belonging

Published: 1/Nov/2018
Source: Hart Publishing

By Bronwen Manby Citizenship in Africa provides a comprehensive exploration of nationality laws in Africa, placing them in their theoretical and historical context. It offers the first serious attempt to analyse the impact of nationality law on politics and society […]

Struggles for Citizenship in Africa

Published: 1/Oct/2009
Source: Open Society Foundations / Zed Books

By Bronwen Manby Millions of people living in Africa find themselves nonpersons in the only states they have ever known. Because they are not recognized as citizens, they cannot get their children registered at birth; they cannot access state health […]

Making Nations, Creating Strangers: States and Citizenship in Africa

Published: 11/May/2007
Source: Brill

Editors: Paul Nugent, Daniel Hammett, and Sara Dorman Who belongs to the nation? How is citizenship defined? And why have such identities become so politically explosive in recent years? This book explores the instrumental manipulation of citizenship and narrowing definitions […]

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