chapter  9
Afterword: For the Nation Yet to Come
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In a broad sense the goals of this book resonate with Simone’s: pointing to an object of inquiry missing from scholarly purview, Simone identifies forms of social collaboration as the infrastructure that continuously remakes African cities and enables them to ‘work’. Similarly, I focus on housing as the mechanism by which Zionist and Palestinian nation-building projects are continuously formed and reformed.