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Subject(s) to Control: Post-War Return Migration and State-Building in 1970s South Sudan

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This article looks at the history of post-war state-building in South Sudan through a study of one of the region’s many return migration projects. South Sudan was arguably the subject of the first state-led mass repatriation campaign of twentieth-century Africa, after the first civil war that escalated in 1963 and ended in 1972 with the…

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South Sudan “arrivals” in the White Nile State (Sudan). Not citizens, not IDPs, not Refugees: What are they?

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This paper discusses the living conditions of the so called “arrivals,”{1} South Sudanese refugees in Sudan, most of whom now reside in the White Nile State (58 %) and in Khartoum (23 %), and the rest of which live in different parts of Sudan. The focus of this paper, however, is on those who live…

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The citizenship dilemma of Southern Sudanese communities in the post-secession era in Khartoum

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The aim of this paper is to investigate the processes of citizenship changes for South Sudanese citizens who were previously formally considered to be Sudanese citizens and have remained residents of Khartoum’s shantytowns since South Sudan gained independence in 2011. The paper argues that there are currently two types of citizenship for the Southern Sudanese…

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Sudan and South Sudan: Identity, Citizenship, and Democracy in Plural Societies

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The paper locates the crisis of the post-colonial Sudan in a historical context and discusses the institutional legacy of colonialism and how that has affected citizenship in Sudan and South Sudan. It argues that the colonial project made a legal distinction, especially in how citizenship was defined.

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From a Transitional to a Permanent Constitution: Views of Men and Women in South Sudan on Constitution-Making

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This report presents the findings from focus group discussions on the topic of governance, citizenship, justice and constitution-making in relation to the permanent constitution in South Sudan in 2013. Download

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“We want empowerment for our women”: Transnational Feminism, Neoliberal Citizenship, and the Gendering of Women’s Political Subjectivity in Postconflict South Sudan

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Following the signing of a 2005 peace agreement, connections between South Sudanese women in the diaspora and at “home” reveal new and gendered forms of female political subjectivity, citizenship, and activism. This article explores the emergence of transnational women’s organizing efforts through a focus on a 2008 conference held in Juba, South Sudan, and hosted…

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Gendered Citizenship in Sudan: Competing Perceptions of Women’s Civil Rights within the Family Laws among Northern and Southern Elites in Khartoum

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In Sudan, family laws are formed and applied by the religious communities – Islamic, Christian and traditional African beliefs -creating a gendered citizenship that has led to the absence of ‘equality before the law’ not only between men and women in general but also between Sudanese women across religious and tribal affiliations. In contrast to…

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