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Managing conflicts in Africa's democratic transitions

Author: A G Adebayo
Publisher: Lanham : Lexington Books, [2012]
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: A G Adebayo
ISBN: 9780739172636 0739172638 9780739172643 0739172646
OCLC Number: 794363256
Description: xxi, 339 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Part I. Understanding Africa's democratization, elections, and conflicts --
1. Dreams and nightmares: democratization, elections, and conflicts in Africa / Chux Ibekwe and Akanmu G. Adebayo --
2. Security in post-civil war democratic transitions in Africa / Abiodun Alao and Mike Adeyeye --
3. Traumatics: the representation of trauma in Yvonne Vera's Without a name / Oumar Cherif Diop --
Part II. Domestic and international issues and actors --
4. Democratization and post-election conflicts in Nigeria since independence: a historical reconsideration / Oluwakemi Abiodun Adesina --
5. Incumbency as a factor: appropriation of state security resources and electoral governance in Nigeria / 'Lai Olurode --
6. Religion and political activism in Egypt / Samy Gerges --
7. Democratization in Senegal: the failure of the 'Sopi' revolution / Haluk B. Bingol and Richard Vengroff --
8. The involution of democracy in Lusophone West Africa / Brandon D. Lundy --
9. Conflict analysis of the 2007 post-election violence in Kenya / Mara J. Roberts --
10. The French press and position on post-election crisis in Côte d'Ivoire / Edoh Agbehonou --
11. United States foreign policy responses to Africa's transition conflicts / Andrew Ewoh --
Part III. Conflict resolution options --
12. Post-election conflict resolution in Africa: lessons from African peace paradigms / Abdul Karim Bangura --
13. An African model? Conflict management in Ghana's 2008 presidential elections / Joseph Kingsley Adjei --
14. Lessons from South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) for managing Africa's conflicts / Edward L. Mienie --
15. Could forgiveness and amnesty be a panacea to Kenya's post-election conflict era? / Joseph W. Nasongo, Lydiah L.M. Wamocha and Judith S.K. Achoka --
16. Establishing electoral conflict management panels: a case study of South Africa / Ilona Tip --
17. Post-electoral conflict in la Côte d'Ivoire: road map to peace / Sarah O. Danso.
Responsibility: Akanmu G. Adebayo [editor].

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