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Anatomy of violence : understanding the systems of conflict and violence in Africa

Author: Belachew Gebrewold-Tochalo
Publisher: Farnham, Surrey ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2009.
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"Violence connects people - whether directly or indirectly financing violence or by fighting the war against terror. Violent incidents are often deeply rooted in structures and systems. With a focus on Africa, this study examines three structurally interdependent conflict systems to highlight the complexities of transboundary and transregional conflict systems. The systemic approach to studying violence is highly  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Belachew Gebrewold-Tochalo
ISBN: 9780754675280 0754675289 9780754697466 0754697460
OCLC Number: 318645867
Description: ix, 263 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The system of the state --
Africa in the international security system --
State and security as systems of conflict and violence --
Conflict systems in the Democratic Republic of Congo --
Intrastate conflict system in Somalia --
Intrastate conflict system in Sudan --
Regional and global conflict systems in the Horn of Africa --
Ending conflict and violence as system transformation.
Responsibility: by Belachew Gebrewold.

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Violence connects people - whether directly or indirectly financing violence or by fighting the war against terror. Violent incidents are often deeply rooted in structures and systems. This book  Read more...

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'This illuminating, meticulously researched and ambitious book may turn out to be one of the most important to emerge on Africa's systemic, intractable and devastating conflicts for some time to Read more...

 
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