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. 2014
  2. Published

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

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

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  3. 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

  4. 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

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