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Civil wars in Africa : roots and resolution

Author: Taisier Mohamed Ahmed Ali; Robert O Matthews
Publisher: Montreal : McGill-Queen's University Press, 2007, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of case studies of nine African countries, Civil Wars in Africa provides a comparative perspective on the causes of civil war and the processes by which internal conflict may be resolved  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Taisier Mohamed Ahmed Ali; Robert O Matthews
ISBN: 0773517774 9780773517776 0773518835 9780773518834
OCLC Number: 437552180
Notes: "Reprinted in paperback, 2000, 2003, 2007"--Title page verso.
Description: xii, 322 pages : maps ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction / Taisier M. Ali and Robert O. Matthews --
pt. 1. Force as the Major Instrument of Resolution. 1. Managing Political Change: Uganda under Museveni / John Kiyaga-Nsubuga. 2. Liberation Politics in Ethiopia and Eritrea / John Prendergast and Mark Duffield. 3. Civil War, the Peace Process, and Genocide in Rwanda / Bruce D. Jones --
pt. 2. Negotiation as the Primary Instrument of Resolution. 4. The Civil War in Liberia / Elwood Dunn. 5. Inside from the Outside? The Roots and Resolution of Mozambique's Un/Civil War / John S. Saul --
pt. 3. Protracted Civil Wars. 6. Somali Civil Wars / Hussein M. Adam. 7. Civil War and Failed Peace Efforts in Sudan / Taisier M. Ali and Robert O. Matthews --
pt. 4. Civil Wars Forestalled. 8. Leadership, Participation, and Conflict Management: Zimbabwe and Tanzania / Hevina S. Dashwood and Cranford Pratt --
pt. 5. Security, Conflict, and Peace. 9. Redefining "Security" after the Cold War: The OAU, the UN, and Conflict Management in Africa / James Busumtwi-Sam. 10. Conclusion: Conflict, Resolution, and Building Peace / Taisier M. Ali and Robert O. Matthews.
Responsibility: edited by Taisier M. Ali and Robert O. Matthews.

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"Civil Wars in Africa is an excellent book that makes a solid contribution to scholarship and to the literature on civil wars and conflict resolution." Ken Grundy, Department of Political Science, Read more...

 
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