By Lucy Hovil

This e-book is set the convergence of 2 difficulties: the continued realities of clash and compelled migration in Africa’s nice Lakes area, and the main issue of citizenship and belonging. through bringing them jointly, the purpose is to work out how, mixed, they could aid aspect the best way in the direction of attainable suggestions. in keeping with 1,115 interviews carried out over 6 years within the zone, the e-book issues to ways that refugees problem the parameters of citizenship and belonging as they carve out areas for inclusion within the localities within which they stay. but with a coverage atmosphere that frequently ends up in marginalisation, the ebook highlights the necessity for guidelines that pull humans into the centre instead of polarise and exclude; and that draw on, instead of negate, the creativity that refugees reveal of their quest to forge areas of belonging.

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