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Title:The roots of African conflicts: the causes & costs
Editors:Nhema, AlfredISNI
Zeleza, Paul TiyambeISNI
City of publisher:Oxford
Publisher:James Currey
ISBN:9781847013019; 0821418092; 9780821418093; 9781847013002; 9781868884926
Geographic terms:Africa
Ivory Coast - Côte d'Ivoire
Subjects:civil wars
conflict resolution
conference papers (form)
Abstract:This book is the outcome of the OSSREA's Research Programme on African conflicts that sponsored an international conference titled 'African Conflicts: Management, Resolution, Post-conflict Recovery and Development', which was held in Addis Ababa from 29 November to 1 December 2004. The papers in this volume and its companion volume, 'The Resolution of African Conflicts: the Management of Conflict Resolution & Post-Conflict Reconstruction', review several strategies intended to ensure conflict resolution and post-conflict recovery in Africa. Contributions: Introduction, The causes & costs of war in Africa: from liberation struggles to the 'war on terror' (Paul Tiyambe Zeleza); Prologue, Conflict in Africa: an overview (Ali A. Mazrui); When States implode: Africa's civil wars 1950-92 (Errol A. Henderson); Multiple complexity & prospects for reconciliation & unity: the Sudan conundrum (Abdel Ghaffar M. Ahmed); 'You don't belong here': citizenship, the State & Africa's conflicts: reflections on Ivory Coast (John Akokpari); The terrible toll of postcolonial rebel movements: towards an explanation of the violence against the peasantry (Thandika Mkandawire); Fanon & the African woman combatant: updating Fanon's psychological perspectives on anti-colonial & postcolonial wars (Aaronette M. White); Fighting locally, connecting globally: inside & outside dimensions of African conflict (Sandra J. MacLean); Legislative responses to terrorism & the protection of human rights: a survey of selected African practice (Cephas Lumina); Conflicts & implications for poverty & food security policies in Africa (Fondo Sikod); Two Africas? Two Ugandas? An African 'democratic developmental State'? or another 'failed State'? (Timothy M. Shaw & Pamela K. Mbabazi). [ASC Leiden abstract]