Amanda Hammar

Amanda Hammar

Associate Professor, 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. 2018
  2. Published

    Certifications of citizenship: reflections through an African lens. / Hammar, Amanda.

    In: Contemporary South Asia, 2018, p. 1-9.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  3. 2017
  4. Published

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

    In: African Studies Review, 12.2017.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  5. Published

    ‘Becoming Mozambicanised’: Nostalgic amnesia among Zimbabweans adapting to ‘disorder’ in Mozambique. / Hammar, Amanda.

    In: African Studies, Vol. 76, No. 2, 4, 06.2017, p. 243-259 .

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  6. 2016
  7. Published

    Juxtafications of the Future: Growth-speak and its Shadow Sides in Africa. / Hammar, Amanda.

    In: Comparativ: Zeitschrift für Globalgeschichte und Vergleichende Gesellschaftsforschung, Vol. 2, No. 26, 2016, p. 29-41.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  8. 2015
  9. Published

    The Concept and Paradoxes of Displacement. / Hammar, Amanda.

    Framing African Development – Challenges Concepts. ed. / Kjell Havnevik; Terje Oestigaard; Eva Tobisson; Tea Virtanen. Brill, 2015. p. 111-134.

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

  10. 2014
  11. Published

    Displacement Economies in Africa : Paradoxes of Crisis and Creativity. / Hammar, Amanda (Editor).

    London/New York : Zed Books, 2014. 270 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBookResearchpeer-review

  12. Published

    Displacement economies: paradoxes of crisis and creativity in Africa. / Hammar, Amanda.

    Displacement Economies in Africa: Paradoxes of Crisis and Creativity. ed. / Amanda Hammar. London/New York : Zed Books, 2014. p. 3-32.

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

  13. Published

    The paradoxes of class: crisis, displacement and repositioning in post-2000 Zimbabwe. / Hammar, Amanda.

    Displacement Economies in Africa: Paradoxes of Crisis and Creativity. ed. / Amanda Hammar. London/New York : Zed Books, 2014. p. 79-104.

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

  14. 2012
  15. Published

    Retrieving Lost Lands : Struggles over Livelihoods, Leadership and Entitlement in Zimbabwe’s Communal Lands. / Hammar, Amanda.

    The Byways of the Poor: Organizing Practices and Economic Control in the Developing World. ed. / Karsten Pærregaard ; Neil Webster. Copenhagen : Museum Tusculanum, 2012. p. 145-175.

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

  16. Published

    Whiteness in Zimbabwe : Race, landscape, and the problem of belonging. / Hammar, Amanda.

    In: Journal of Peasant Studies, Vol. 39, No. 1, 2012, p. 216-221.

    Research output: Contribution to journalLiterature reviewResearchpeer-review

  17. 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

  18. 2011
  19. 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

  20. 2010
  21. 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

  22. 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

  23. 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

  24. 2009
  25. 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

  26. 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

  27. 2008
  28. 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

  29. 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

  30. 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

  31. 2007
  32. 'The Day of Burning' : Land, Authority and Belonging in Zimbabwe's Agrarian Margins in the 1990s. / Hammar, Amanda Julie.

    Roskilde University, Denmark, 2007. 430 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportPh.D. thesisResearch

  33. Published

    The Unsettled Land: State-making and the Politics of Land in Zimbabwe 1983–2003 by Jocelyn Alexander : (Review). / Hammar, Amanda.

    In: Journal of Agrarian Change, Vol. 7, No. 3, 2007, p. 405-408.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleCommissionedpeer-review

  34. 2006
  35. Published

    Criminality, Security and Development: Postcolonial Reversals in Zimbabwe’s Margins’. / Hammar, Amanda.

    The Security-Development Nexus: Expressions of Sovereignty and Securitization in Southern Africa. ed. / Lars Buur; Steffen Jensen; Finn Stepputat. Uppsala : Nordiska Afrikainstitutet, 2006. p. 212-232.

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

  36. 2005
  37. Published

    Disrupting Democracy? Altering Landscapes of Local Government in Post-2000 Zimbabwe’. / Hammar, Amanda.

    In: Crisis States Working Papers. Series No.2 (Print Edition), No. 9, 2005, p. 1-35.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  38. 2003
  39. Published

    The Making and Unma(s)king of Local Government in Zimbabwe. / Hammar, Amanda.

    Zimbabwe’s Unfinished Business: Rethinking Land, State and Nation in the Context of Crisis. ed. / Amanda Hammar; Brian Raftopoulos; Stig Jensen. Harare : Weaver Press, 2003. p. 119-154.

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

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