Amanda Hammar

Amanda Hammar

Associate professor, head of centre, Associate professor

Introductory remarks on publicationslist

This is a selection of publications reflecting various aspects of my work:

Hammar, Amanda, 2017. 'Urban Displacement and Resettlement in Zimbabwe: The Paradoxes of Propertied Citizenship', African Studies Review,  Vol. 60, No. 3, pp. 81-104

Hammar, Amanda, 2017. ‘‘Becoming Mozambicanised’: Nostalgic amnesia among Zimbabweans adapting to ‘disorder’ in Mozambique, African Studies, Vol. 76, No. 2, 2pp. 43-259

Hammar, Amanda (ed), 2014. Displacement Economies in Africa: Paradoxes of Crisis and Creativity, London: Zed Press, Uppsala: Nordiska Afrikainsitutet

Hammar, Amanda, 2012. Review essay of ‘Whiteness in Zimbabwe’ by David McDermott Hughes, Journal of Peasant Studies, Vol. 39, vol. 1, pp. 216-221

Hammar, Amanda, 2011. ‘Sleepwalking Lands: Literature and Landscapes of Transformation in Encounters with Couto’, in Byron Caminero-Santangelo and Garth Myers (eds), Environment in the Margins, Athens: Ohio University Press., pp. 121-140

Hammar, Amanda, JoAnn McGregor, Loren Landau, 2010. ‘Introduction: Displacing Zimbabwe: Crisis and Construction in Southern Africa’, Journal of Southern African Studies, Vol. 36, no. 2, pp. 263-283

Hammar, Amanda, 2008. ‘In the Name of Sovereignty: Displacement and State Making in Post-Independence Zimbabwe’, Journal of Contemporary African Studies, Vol. 26, No. 4. pp. 417-434

Hammar, Amanda, 2005.  ‘Disrupting Democracy? Altering Landscapes of Local Government in Post-2000 Zimbabwe’, Crisis States Research Centre Discussion Paper No. 9, London: London School of Economics, pp.1-35

Hammar, Amanda, Brian Raftopoulos and Stig Jensen (eds) 2003. Zimbabwe’s Unfinished Business: Rethinking Land, State and Nation in the Context of Crisis. Harare: Weaver Press

Hammar, Amanda, 2001. ‘‘The Day of Burning’: Eviction and Reinvention in the Margins of Northwest Zimbabwe’, Journal of Agrarian Change, Vol. 1, No. 4, October 2001, pp. 550-574


  1. 2012
  2. Published

    Zimbabwe’s Land Reform : Myths and Realities (review). / Hammar, Amanda.

    In: African Studies Review, Vol. 55, No. 1, 2012, p. 219-221.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleCommissionedpeer-review

  3. 2011
  4. Published

    Sleepwalking Lands : Literature and Landscapes of Transformation in Encounters with Mia Couto. / Hammar, Amanda.

    Environment at the Margins : Literary and Environmental Studies in Africa. ed. / Byron Caminero-Santangelo; Garth Myers. Athens : Ohio University Press, 2011. p. 121-140.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

  5. 2010
  6. Published

    Introduction. Displacing Zimbabwe : Crisis and Construction in Southern Africa. / Hammar, Amanda; McGregor, JoAnn; Landau, Loren.

    In: Journal of Southern African Studies, Vol. 36, No. 2, 06.2010, p. 263-283.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  7. Published

    Revendications foncières et déplacements sur un marge agraire du nord-ouest du Zimbabwe : La criminalisation des agriculteurs migrants . / Hammar, Amanda.

    Politique de la terre et de l'appartenance: Droits fronciers et citoyenneté locale dans les societies du Sud. ed. / Pierre-Yves Le Meur; Jean-Pierre Jacob . Paris : Karthala, 2010. p. 251-278.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

  8. Published

    Ambivalent Mobilities: Zimbabwean Commerical Farmers in Mozambique. / Hammar, Amanda Julie.

    In: Journal of Southern African Studies, Vol. 36, No. 2, 06.2010, p. 395-416.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  9. 2009
  10. Published

    Local Politics and the Dynamics of Property in Africa – By Christian Lund : (Review). / Hammar, Amanda.

    In: Journal of Agrarian Change, Vol. 9, No. 4, 2009, p. 584-588.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleCommissionedpeer-review

  11. Published

    The Measure of Just Demands? A Response to Mamdani. / Hammar, Amanda.

    In: A C A S Bulletin, No. 82, 2009, p. 42-44.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearch

  12. 2008
  13. In the Name of Sovereignty: Displacement and State Making in Post-Independence Zimbabwe. / Hammar, Amanda.

    In: Journal of Contemporary African Studies, Vol. 26, No. 4, 10.2008, p. 417-434.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  14. Introduction. Notes on Political Economies of Displacement in Southern Africa. / Hammar, Amanda; Rodgers, Graeme.

    In: Journal of Contemporary African Studies, Vol. 26, No. 4, 10.2008, p. 355-370.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  15. Published

    Reflections on Displacement in Zimbabwe’. / Hammar, Amanda.

    In: A C A S Bulletin, No. 80, 2008, p. 28-35.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearch

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