John Idriss Lahai,Tanya Lyons's African Frontiers: Insurgency, Governance and Peacebuilding PDF

By John Idriss Lahai,Tanya Lyons

ISBN-10: 1472460081

ISBN-13: 9781472460080

via a multidisciplinary process, African Frontiers counters the superficial, Eurocentric and gender insensitive dominant discursive illustration of Africa in the discourse of warfare and clash administration, and protection and peace/nation-building. The chapters historicize and theorize the realities in postcolonial African states, and the ramifications at the continents destiny. Situating the learn in the context of the existing cultural and geo-political realities within the postcolonial African states, the chapters illustrate the complicated ways that occasions and approaches are skilled on the neighborhood point, and the way those neighborhood realities in flip impression and form the styles of political and armed forces engagement in Africa and past. equipped alongside 3 significant topics: Insurgency, governance and peacebuilding, specialist researchers from all over the world give a contribution chapters on: insurgent and rebel formations resembling the RUF, the LRA, and Boko Haram; country governance and corruption; terrorism and counter terrorism; safeguard and peacebuilding; focussing at the tensions and demanding situations dealing with post-conflict societies similar to Sierra Leone, Rwanda, and the most recent countryside at the continent, South Sudan. This hugely major and topical research problematizes the impression of wars on African international locations, in addition to the epistemological framing of the neighborhood realities and fallouts of armed clash on post-colonial states.

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