Identity, Citizenship, and Violence in Two Sudans: Reimagining a Common Future

Identity, Citizenship, and Violence in Two Sudans: Reimagining a Common Future

by Amir Idris
     
 

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The 2011 split of Sudan into two nations - and the conflicts that have continued in its wake - has made it a case of ongoing significance for understanding security and state-building in sub-Saharan Africa. Examining both the north-south divide in the two Sudans as well as the spread of political violence from Darfur, this timely study has two aims: First, it

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The 2011 split of Sudan into two nations - and the conflicts that have continued in its wake - has made it a case of ongoing significance for understanding security and state-building in sub-Saharan Africa. Examining both the north-south divide in the two Sudans as well as the spread of political violence from Darfur, this timely study has two aims: First, it shows how slavery and the legacies of colonialism continue to shape the challenges of state formation and political identity. Secondly, it charts out a possible path for overcoming historical obstacles to achieve inclusive citizenship and representative democracy.

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ISBN-13:
9781137371782
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
08/20/2013
Pages:
182
Product dimensions:
5.70(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.70(d)

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