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Title:Changing identifications and alliances in North-East Africa
Editors:Schlee, GŁntherISNI
Watson, Elizabeth E.ISNI
Series:Integration and conflict studies
City of publisher:New York
Publisher:Berghahn Books
Geographic terms:Sudan
Subjects:group identity
ethnic relations
Abstract:This second volume of a two-volume study on group identity and changing alliances in northeast Africa focuses on Sudan, Uganda and the Ethiopia-Sudan borderlands. Most of the chapters relate to people in Sudan, one relates to people in Uganda, several to peoples in the southwest area of Ethiopia, around Gambela town, included in this volume because many of the people discussed are Sudanese refugees. One chapter is set in Kenya, in Kakuma refugee camp. Contributions: Part 1 (Raiding, war and peace, Sudan and northern Uganda): The Nuer civil wars (Douglas H. Johnson); Peace and puzzlement: grass-roots peace initiatives between the Nuer and Dinka of South Sudan (Sharon Elaine Hutchinson); The experience of violence and pastoralist identity in southern Karamoja (Sandra Gray). Part 2 (Politics of kinship and marriage, Sudan and northern Kenya): Endogamy and alliance in northern Sudan (Janice Boddy); Descent and descent ideologies: the Blue Nile area (Sudan) and northern Kenya compared (GŁnther Schlee). Part 3 (Encounters with modernity, Sudan and Sudan-Ethiopa borderlands): The rise and decline of lorry driving in the Fallata migrant community of Maiurno on the Blue Nile (Al-Amin Abu-Manga); Mbororo (Fulbe) migrations from Sudan into Ethiopia (Dereje Feyissa and GŁnther Schlee). Part 4 (Displacement, refuge and identification): Conflict and identity politics: the case of Anywaa-Nuer relations in Gambela, western Ethiopia (Dereje Feyissa); The cultural resilience in Nuer conversion and a 'capitalist missionary' (Christiane Falge); Changing identifications among the Pari refugees in Kakuma (Eisei Kurimoto); Crossing points: journeys of transformation on the Sudan-Ethiopian border (Wendy James). [ASC Leiden abstract]