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Campbell, John (2013) Nationalism, Law and Statelessness: Grand Illusions in the Horn of Africa. Oxford: Routledge. (Routledge Explorations in Development Studies)

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In 1998 a bloody war erupted in the Horn of Africa between Ethiopia and Eritrea. During the war Ethiopia arrested and expelled 70,000 of its citizens, stripped another 50,000-plus of their citizenship on the basis of their presumed Eritrean identity. This book examines the events which led up to the war, documents the expulsions and denationalizations that took place and follows the flight of these stateless Ethiopians out of The Horn into Europe. The core issue examined is the link between sovereignty and statelessness as this plays out in The Horn and in the West.

Item Type: Authored Books
Keywords: Nationalism, Statelessness, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Refugee law
SOAS Departments & Centres: Legacy Departments > Faculty of Arts and Humanities > Department of Anthropology and Sociology
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GN Anthropology
K Law > KZ Law of Nations
ISBN: 9780415634939
DOI (Digital Object Identifier):
Date Deposited: 25 Jul 2013 08:57

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