The Addis Ababa Integrated Master Plan and the Oromo Claims to Finfinnee in Ethiopia

@article{Abate2019TheAA,
  title={The Addis Ababa Integrated Master Plan and the Oromo Claims to Finfinnee in Ethiopia},
  author={Abebe Gizachew Abate},
  journal={International Journal on Minority and Group Rights},
  year={2019}
}
  • Abebe Gizachew Abate
  • Published 27 March 2019
  • Sociology
  • International Journal on Minority and Group Rights
In the burgeoning literature on land rights, relatively little attention is offered to urban land grabs and indigenous peoples’ territorial claims. Certainly, the current Addis Ababa master plan and the envisaged land grabs represent both continuity in and change from previous historical episodes of territorialisation. The new master plan is not only a niche where ‘civilization mission’ meets ‘wilderness’ or indigenous peoples are also arenas wherein hegemonies and sovereignties of the earlier…