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 battle and clash administration, and safety 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 present cultural and geo-political realities within the postcolonial African states, the chapters illustrate the advanced ways that occasions and techniques are skilled on the neighborhood point, and the way those neighborhood realities in flip effect and form the styles of political and army engagement in Africa and past. geared up alongside 3 significant issues: Insurgency, governance and peacebuilding, professional researchers from around the globe give a contribution chapters on: insurgent and rebel formations reminiscent of the RUF, the LRA, and Boko Haram; kingdom governance and corruption; terrorism and counter terrorism; defense and peacebuilding; focussing at the tensions and demanding situations dealing with post-conflict societies comparable to Sierra Leone, Rwanda, and the latest countryside at the continent, South Sudan. This hugely major and topical learn problematizes the effect of wars on African countries, in addition to the epistemological framing of the neighborhood realities and fallouts of armed clash on post-colonial states.

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