Multidimensional Change in Sudan (1989a 2011): Reshaping Livelihoods, Conflicts and Identities

Multidimensional Change in Sudan (1989a 2011): Reshaping Livelihoods, Conflicts and Identities

By: Munzoul Assal (editor), Barbara Casciarri (editor), Francois Ireton (editor)Hardback

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Based on fieldwork largely collected during the CPA interim period by Sudanese and European researchers, the volume sheds light on the dynamics of change and the relationship between microscale and macroscale processes which took place in Sudan between the 1980s and the independence of South Sudan in 2011. Contributors' various disciplinary approaches - socio-anthropology, geography, politics, history, linguistic - focus on the general issue of "access to resources." The book analyzes major transformations which affected Sudan in the framework of globalization, including land and urban issues; water management; "new" actors and "new conflicts"; and language, identity and ideology.

About Author

Barbara Casciarri is Associate Professor at the Department of Sociology, University Paris 8. She edited with A.M. Ahmed a special issue of Nomadic Peoples 13, 1 (2009), "Pastoralists under pressure in present-day Sudan" and with M. Van Aken a special issue of Journal des anthropologues 132-133 (2013), "Anthropology and Water(s)." Munzoul A.M. Assal is Associate Professor of Social Anthropology and Deputy Director of the Peace Research Institute, University of Khartoum. Publications include Diaspora Within and Without Africa: Homogeneity, Heterogeneity, Variation (2006, co-edited with Leif Manger), and forthcoming Fifty Years of Anthropology in the Sudan: Past, Present and Future (co-edited with Musa Adam Abdul-Jalil). Francois Ireton is Socio-economist and Researcher at French National Center of Scientific Research, working in the Centre Jacques Berque, Rabat. He has co-edited the books Dynamiques de la pauvrete en Afrique du Nord et au Moyen Orient (2005) and L'Egypte au present. Inventaire d'une societe avant revolution (2011).

Contents

List of Illustrations Acknowledgements Notes on the Transliteration of Arabic Terms List of Abbreviations General Map of Sudan Introduction. Multidimensional Change in Sudan 1989-2011: Insights from Fieldwork Barbara Casciarri, Munzoul A.M. Assal and Francois Ireton PART I: LAND ISSUES AND LIVELIHOODS IN THE CAPITAL REGION AND RURAL AREAS Chapter 1. Old-timers and New-comers in Al-Salha: Dynamics of Land Allocation in an Urban Periphery Munzoul A.M. Assal Chapter 2. Urban Agriculture Facing Land Pressure in Greater Khartoum: The Case of New Real Estate Projects in Tuti and Abu Se'id Alice Franck Chapter 3. Access Strategies to Some Economic and Social Resources among Recent Migrants in the Outskirts of Khartoum : the Example of Bawga Al-Sharig Francois Ireton Chapter 4. Contested Land Rights and Ethnic Conflict in Mornei (West Darfur): Scarcity of Resources or Crises of Governance? Zahir M. Abdal-Kareem and Musa A. Abdul-Jalil PART II: WATER RESOURCES AT THE CORE OF LOCAL AND GLOBAL INTERACTIONS Chapter 5. Sudan's Hydropolitics: Regional Chess Games, National Hegemony and Local Resistance Harry Verhoeven Chapter 6. Local Management of Urbanized Water: Exchanges among Neighbours, Household Actions and Identity in Deim (Khartoum) Luisa Arango Chapter 7. Domestic Water Supply and Management in Northern Kordofan Villages: Al-Loweib as an Example Elsamawal Khalil Makki Chapter 8. Water Management among pastoral Sudanese Pastoralists: End of the Commons or 'Silent Resistance' to Commoditization? Barbara Casciarri PART III: NEW ACTORS, NEW SPACES AND NEW IMAGINATION ON CONFLICTS Chapter 9. Asian Players in Sudan: Social and Economic Impacts of 'New-Old' Actors Irene Panozzo Chapter 10. Oil Exploration and Conflict in Sudan: the Predicament for Pastoralists in North-South Borderline States Abdalbasit Saeed Chapter 11. What Place in Khartoum for the Displaced? Between State Regulation and Individual Strategies Agnes de Geoffroy Chapter 12. Activist Mobilization and the Internationalization of the Darfur Crisis Maria Gabrielsen Jumbert PART IV: RESHAPING LANGUAGES, IDENTITIES AND IDEOLOGIES Chapter 13. The Islamic Movement and Power in Sudan: From Revolution to Absorption into the State Giorgio Musso Chapter 14. Language Policy and Planning in the Sudan: From Local Vernaculars to National Languages Ashraf Abdelhay, Al-Amin Abu Manga and Catherine Miller Chapter 15. 'One Tribe, One Language': Ethno-Linguistic Identity and Language Revitalization among the Laggori in the Nuba Mountains Stefano Manfredi Chapter 16. Between Ideological Security and Intellectual Plurality: 'Colonialism' and 'Globalization' in Northern Sudanese Educational Discourses Iris Seri-Hersch Epilogue. A New Sudan? Roland Marchal Notes on Contributors Bibliography

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  • ISBN13: 9781782386179
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 392
  • ID: 9781782386179
  • weight: 694
  • ISBN10: 1782386173

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