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The political imaginaries and social lives of political prisoners in post-2000 Zimbabwe

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This article situates the experiences of political prisoners in post-2000 Zimbabwe in a historical sequence of imprisonment. It uses prisoners' narratives to examine the shifting political ideas and social and material practices that shaped opposition politics. I explore the centrality of ideas about the rule of law, the practices and beliefs through which social and political connection and community were built within and beyond the prison walls, and the terrible and often enduring costs of ...

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Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
International Development
Publisher:
Routledge Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Southern African Studies Journal website
Volume:
36
Issue:
2
Pages:
483-503
Publication date:
2010-06-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1465-3893
ISSN:
0305-7070
URN:
uuid:064f331b-458c-44f3-b5c7-4255e581fccf
Source identifiers:
608
Local pid:
daisy:608

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