Insiders and Outsiders: Citizenship and Xenophobia in Contemporary Southern Africa (Africa in the New Millennium)
By: Francis B. Nyamnjoh (author)Paperback
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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, citizenship, sociality and belonging are subjected to stresses to which few societies have devised a civil response beyond yet more controls.
Francis B. Nyamnjoh is Associate Professor and Head of Publications and Dissemination with the Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA).
ContentsIntroduction: Globalisation, Mobility, Citizenship and Xenophobia in Southern Africa1. Mobility, Citizenship and Xenophobia in South Africa2. Citizenship, Mobility and Xenophobia in Botswana3. Gender, Domesticity, Mobility and Citizenship4. Maids, Mobility and Citizenship in Botswana5. Madams and Maids: Coping with Domination and Dehumanisation6. Conclusion: Requiem for Bounded CitizenshipReferences
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