Identity, Citizenship, and Political Conflict in Africa

Edmond J. Keller


Identity, Citizenship, and Political Conflict in Africa

Identity, Citizenship, and Political Conflict in Africa

  • Title: Identity, Citizenship, and Political Conflict in Africa
  • Author: Edmond J. Keller
  • ISBN: 9780253011848
  • Page: 138
  • Format: Paperback



Reflecting on the processes of nation building and citizenship formation in Africa, Edmond J Keller believes that although some deep parochial identities have eroded, they have not disappeared and may be assertive than previously thought, especially in instances of political conflict Keller reconsiders how national identity has been understood in Africa and presentsReflecting on the processes of nation building and citizenship formation in Africa, Edmond J Keller believes that although some deep parochial identities have eroded, they have not disappeared and may be assertive than previously thought, especially in instances of political conflict Keller reconsiders how national identity has been understood in Africa and presents new approaches to identity politics, intergroup relations, state society relations, and notions of national citizenship and citizenship rights Focusing on Nigeria, Ethiopia, Cote d Ivoire, Kenya, and Rwanda, he lays the foundation for a new understanding of political transition in contemporary Africa.


Recent Comments "Identity, Citizenship, and Political Conflict in Africa"

I mostly loved this book because it was so new and fascinating. And his theory of post-colonial Africa counters most everything I've been taught about post-colonial history and society, but anchored in the actual history of sub-saharan Africa since WWII.


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