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The language and politics of autochthony in eastern DR Congo', African Studies Review 49 (2): 95-124.
The question of displacement and autochthony remains a highly contentious issue.
IR, autochthony and the borders of belonging", A paper presented at the 6th Global Conference on Pluralism, Inclusion, and Citizenship, Prague, March 2011.
Whether or not Coronel's Sandinista enthusiasm overlies a felt need for atonement for the disastrous politics of his young avant-garde, he represents the Frente, as it was called, as the political manifestation of the cultural autochthony his Vanguardia once sought.
15-18; Eqerem Cabej, "The Problem of the Autochthony of Albanians in the Light of Place-Names," in Kristaq Prifti et al.
By identifying with Jews, however locally configured, Melanesians now often incorporate a diasporic dimension into their identities even as they insist on autochthony. This collection, then, lends new perspectives to studies of Pacific Island diasporas (e.g., Spickard 2002) as well as to broader theories of post-colonial diasporas that specifically address Jews (e.g., Boyarin and Boyarin 1993; see also Clifford 1997a).
Bambi Ceuppens in an article, Allochthons, Colonizers, Scroungers: Exclusionary Populism in Belgium" dilates upon this phenomenon in the following: In postcolonial Belgium, Flemish autochthony claims explicitly refer to Francophones as occupiers, colonizers, or imperialists invading their region or meddling in what they consider local affairs, while Francophone autochthony discourses claim the opposite".32 Belgium is thus home to, an oppressed majority".33 Actually both the ethno-linguistic groups seem to be in a position of parity.
Spanish American Regional Novel: Modernity and Autochthony. Cambridge: University of Cambridge Press, 1990.
Valuation is discussed as a process of engagement between conceptions of custom (e.g., autochthony, inheritance laws, traditional religion) and perceptions of modernity (e.g., economic development, tourism).