Migration and Africa: On the urgent need to think beyond the nation-state

Marco Zoppi

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    Abstract

    European powers imposed the nation-state on Africa through colonialism. But even after African independencies, mainstream discourses and government policies have amplified the idea that sedentariness and the state are the only acceptable mode of modernity. Migration is portrayed as a menace to the societies where the migrants wish to settle
    Original languageEnglish
    JournalPambazuka News
    Volume684
    ISSN1753-6839
    Publication statusPublished - 26 Jun 2014

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