Counting as Citizens: Recognition of the Nubians in the 2009 Kenyan Census

  title={Counting as Citizens: Recognition of the Nubians in the 2009 Kenyan Census},
  author={Samantha Balaton-Chrimes},
  pages={205 - 218}
This article uses the case of the Nubians in Kenya as an ethnic minority, and the 2009 Kenyan census as a particular form of recognition, to engage in a particular aspect of the debates surrounding the politics of recognition: the perceived competitive nature of the relationship between national and subnational groups, in this case ethnic groups. Using data obtained during a 6-month qualitative study conducted over the census period, this paper evaluates the response of some members of the… Expand
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