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

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Urban Displacement and Resettlement in Zimbabwe: The Paradoxes of Propertied Citizenship. / Hammar, Amanda.

In: African Studies Review, 12.2017.

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Hammar, A 2017, 'Urban Displacement and Resettlement in Zimbabwe: The Paradoxes of Propertied Citizenship', African Studies Review.

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Hammar, A. (2017). Urban Displacement and Resettlement in Zimbabwe: The Paradoxes of Propertied Citizenship. African Studies Review.

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Hammar A. Urban Displacement and Resettlement in Zimbabwe: The Paradoxes of Propertied Citizenship. African Studies Review. 2017 Dec.

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Hammar, Amanda. / Urban Displacement and Resettlement in Zimbabwe: The Paradoxes of Propertied Citizenship. In: African Studies Review. 2017.

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