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By Amanda Hammar

Large-scale displacement - no matter if as a result of struggle, state-related political or improvement tasks, diverse varieties of political violence, structural situation, or maybe common failures - inspires many stereotyped assumptions approximately these forcibly displaced or emplaced. whilst there's a challenging loss of cognizance paid to the range of actors, ideas and practices that reshape the realm within the face (and persistent aftermath) of dramatic moments of violent dislocation. during this hugely unique quantity, in keeping with empirical case experiences from throughout sub-Saharan Africa, the authors display the paradoxical results, either meant and unforeseen, that displacement produces, and that appear themselves in displacement economies.

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