restricted access   Volume 60, Number 3, December 2017

Table of Contents

Editors' Introduction

pp. 1-5

ASR Forum: Land Disputes and Displacement in Postconflict Africa

Daivi Rodima-Taylor and Lotte Meinert, Guest Editors

Introduction: Questioning Boundaries and Belonging

pp. 7-15

Generations and Access to Land in Postconflict Northern Uganda: "Youth Have No Voice in Land Matters"

pp. 17-36

Cement, Graves, and Pillars in Land Disputes in Northern Uganda

pp. 37-57

Displacement, Belonging, and Land Rights in Grand Gedeh, Liberia: Almost at Home Abroad?

pp. 59-79

Urban Displacement and Resettlement in Zimbabwe: The Paradoxes of Propertied Citizenship

pp. 81-104

Struggles over Land and Authority in Africa

pp. 105-125


A Utopian Commentary on the Plight of Nigeria: Ken Saro-Wiwa's "Africa Kills Her Sun"

pp. 127-139

"The West of Their Imagination": Transnational Impression Management and Canadian Migration in the Nigerian Youth Imaginary

pp. 141-158

The Hybrid Authority of Sierra Leone's Chiefs

pp. 159-180

The Norwegian Model of Oil Extraction and Revenues Management in Uganda

pp. 181-201

Targeting Statues: Monument "Vandalism" as an Expression of Sociopolitical Protest in South Africa

pp. 203-219

Book Review Essays

Framing "Rwandanness": Studying Rwanda in the Twenty-First Century

pp. 221-229

Oxford Handbook of Africa and Economics: Proceed with Caution

pp. 230-235

Book Reviews

Anthropology and Sociology

Popobawa: Tanzanian Talk, Global Misreadings by Katrina Thompson (review)

pp. 237-239


Jihad in West Africa during the Age of Revolutions by Paul Lovejoy (review)

pp. 239-240

Politics, International Relations, and Globalization

A Socialist Peace? Explaining the Absence of War in an African Country by Mike McGovern (review)

pp. 241-242

Law and Human Rights

After Rape: Violence, Justice, and Social Harmony in Uganda by Holly Porter (review)

pp. 243-244


Women's Activism in Africa: Struggles for Rights and Representation ed. by Balhis Badri and Aili Marie Tripp (review)

pp. 245-246

Health and Disease

Crying for Our Elders: African Orphanhood in the Age of HIV and AIDS by Kristen E. Cheney, and: A Fraught Embrace: The Romance and Reality of AIDS Altruism in Africa by Ann Swidler and Susan Cotts Watkins (review)

pp. 246-250

Languages, Literature, Cinema, and Arts

Senufo Unbound: Dynamics of Art and Identity in West Africa by Susan Elizabeth Gagliardi (review)

pp. 250-253

Visions from the Forest: The Art of Liberia and Sierra Leone ed. by Jan-Lodewijk Grootaers and Alexander Bortelot (review)

pp. 253-255

Contemporary Cinema of Africa and the Diaspora by Anjali Prabhu (review)

pp. 255-259

FIlm Reviews

Feature Films

The Wedding Party dir. by Kemi Adetiba (review)

pp. 261-262

Dry dir. by Stephanie Linus (review)

pp. 263-264

As I Open My Eyes / A peine j'ouvre les yeux dir. by Leyla Bouzid (review)

pp. 264-266


Couscous: Seeds of Dignity dir. by Habib Ayeb (review)

pp. 267-268

Kemtiyu, Cheikh Anta dir. by Ousmane William Mbaye (review)

pp. 268-271