Benton, Adia. 2016. “African Expatriates and Race in the Anthropology of Humanitarianism.” Critical African Studies, October, 1–12.

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August 9, 2018 - 7:32pm

Critical Commentary

AO: This 2016 paper by Adia Benton focuses on how structures of inequality shape the everyday practices of humanitarianism with a focus on African expatriates working in African countries in which they are not "native". She argues that African expatriates operate under conditions in which assessments of their expertise, mobility and professional ‘success’ are racialized.