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African Frontiers: Insurgency, Governance and Peacebuilding by John Idriss Lahai,Tanya Lyons

By John Idriss Lahai,Tanya Lyons

via a multidisciplinary technique, African Frontiers counters the superficial, Eurocentric and gender insensitive dominant discursive illustration of Africa in the discourse of struggle and clash administration, and defense and peace/nation-building. The chapters historicize and theorize the realities in postcolonial African states, and the ramifications at the continents destiny. Situating the research in the context of the present cultural and geo-political realities within the postcolonial African states, the chapters illustrate the complicated ways that occasions and techniques are skilled on the neighborhood point, and the way those neighborhood realities in flip influence and form the styles of political and army engagement in Africa and past. geared up alongside 3 significant subject matters: Insurgency, governance and peacebuilding, professional researchers from around the globe give a contribution chapters on: insurgent and rebel formations akin to 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 comparable to Sierra Leone, Rwanda, and the most recent geographical region at the continent, South Sudan. This hugely major and topical research problematizes the influence 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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