By John Idriss Lahai,Tanya Lyons,John Idriss, Dr Lahai,Tanya, Dr Lyons
Through a multidisciplinary strategy, 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 present cultural and geo-political realities within the postcolonial African states, the chapters illustrate the advanced ways that occasions and methods are skilled on the neighborhood point, and the way those neighborhood realities in flip impression and form the styles of political and army engagement in Africa and past. prepared alongside 3 significant topics: Insurgency, governance and peacebuilding, specialist 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; protection and peacebuilding; focussing at the tensions and demanding situations dealing with post-conflict societies corresponding to Sierra Leone, Rwanda, and the most recent countryside at the continent, South Sudan. This hugely major and topical learn problematizes the influence 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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African Frontiers: Insurgency, Governance and Peacebuilding in Postcolonial States (The Ashgate Plus Series in International Relations and Politics) by John Idriss Lahai,Tanya Lyons,John Idriss, Dr Lahai,Tanya, Dr Lyons