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East Africa: 'Evolving Ethnicities' [Podcast Transcript]
... JOK MADUT JOK:  The United States and the rest of the world in 2011 focused on building the state. So they gave more power and more resources to the political system, to the state. What they failed to do concurrently is building a sense of citizenship in that state such that people graduate from their citizenship in the community and the ethnic group into a sense of collective citizenship in the nation. That disconnect is part of the problem today. ...

SCOTT MALCOMSON:  What do you think remains of a sense of citizenship in South Sudan in a situation where half of the population is in Internally Displaced Persons camps or outside the borders and where the political elite has now failed for a number of years to even resolve the differences amongst themselves?

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by Cat on Wed May 2nd, 2018 at 11:59:38 PM EST
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