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The Resource The perils of belonging : autochthony, citizenship, and exclusion in Africa and Europe, Peter Geschiere

The perils of belonging : autochthony, citizenship, and exclusion in Africa and Europe, Peter Geschiere

Label
The perils of belonging : autochthony, citizenship, and exclusion in Africa and Europe
Title
The perils of belonging
Title remainder
autochthony, citizenship, and exclusion in Africa and Europe
Statement of responsibility
Peter Geschiere
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Despite being told that we now live in a cosmopolitan world, more and more people have begun to assert their identities in ways that are deeply rooted in the local. These claims of autochthony-meaning "born from the soil"--Seek to establish an irrefutable, primordial right to belong and are often employed in politically charged attempts to exclude outsiders. In The Perils of Belonging, Peter Geschiere traces the concept of autochthony back to the classical period and incisively explores the idea in two very different contexts: Cameroon and the Netherlands. In both countries, the mome
Cataloging source
MERUC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Geschiere, Peter
Dewey number
305.80096711
Index
index present
LC call number
HM753
LC item number
.G47 2009eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Group identity
  • Group identity
  • Ethnicity
  • Ethnicity
  • Cosmopolitanism
  • Cosmopolitanism
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Cosmopolitanism
  • Ethnicity
  • Group identity
  • Cameroon
  • Netherlands
  • Ethnische Identität
  • Ethnizität
  • Kamerun
  • Niederlande
  • Subsaharisches Afrika
  • Etnische identiteit
  • Burgerschap
  • Nederland
  • Kameroen
  • Gruppenidentität
  • Ethnizität
  • Weltbürgertum
  • Kamerun
  • Niederlande
Label
The perils of belonging : autochthony, citizenship, and exclusion in Africa and Europe, Peter Geschiere
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Autochthony, the Flip Side of Globalization? -- Cameroon: Autochthony, Democratization, and New Struggles over Citizenship -- Cameroon: Decentralization and Belonging -- African Trajectories -- Autochthony in Europe: The Dutch Turn -- Cameroon: Nation-Building and Autochthony as Processes of Subjectivation
Control code
456376389
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 283 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226289663
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
223958
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)456376389
Label
The perils of belonging : autochthony, citizenship, and exclusion in Africa and Europe, Peter Geschiere
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Autochthony, the Flip Side of Globalization? -- Cameroon: Autochthony, Democratization, and New Struggles over Citizenship -- Cameroon: Decentralization and Belonging -- African Trajectories -- Autochthony in Europe: The Dutch Turn -- Cameroon: Nation-Building and Autochthony as Processes of Subjectivation
Control code
456376389
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 283 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226289663
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
223958
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)456376389

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