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Civil wars in Africa : roots and resolution

Author: Taisier Mohamed Ahmed Ali; Robert O Matthews
Publisher: Montreal [Que.] : McGill-Queen's University Press, 1999
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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 or averted. The book focuses on the wars in Ethiopia, Liberia, Mozambique, Rwanda, Somalia, Sudan, and Uganda as well as the experiences of Tanzania and Zimbabwe, where civil war was averted, to underline conditions  Read more...
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Civil wars in Africa.
Montreal [Que.] : McGill-Queen's University Press, 1999
(OCoLC)437552180
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Taisier Mohamed Ahmed Ali; Robert O Matthews
ISBN: 9780773567382 0773567380 1282855239 9781282855236 9786612855238 6612855231
OCLC Number: 899289026
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 322 pages) : maps, digital file
Contents: ""Contents""; ""Maps""; ""Preface""; ""Introduction""; ""PART ONE: FORCE AS THE MAJOR INSTRUMENT OF RESOLUTION""; ""1 Managing Political Change: Uganda under Museveni""; ""2 Liberation Politics in Ethiopia and Eritrea""; ""3 Civil War, the Peace Process, and Genocide in Rwanda""; ""PART TWO: NEGOTIATION AS THE PRIMARY INSTRUMENT OF RESOLUTION""; ""4 The Civil War in Liberia""; ""5 Inside from the Outside? The Roots and Resolution of Mozambique's Un/Civil War""; ""PART THREE: PROTRACTED CIVIL WARS""; ""6 Somali Civil Wars""; ""7 Civil War and Failed Peace Efforts in Sudan"" ""PART FOUR: CIVIL WARS FORESTALLED""""8 Leadership, Participation, and Conflict Management: Zimbabwe and Tanzania""; ""PART FIVE: SECURITY, CONFLICT, AND PEACE""; ""9 Redefining ""Security"" after the Cold War: The OAU, the UN, and Conflict Management in Africa""; ""10 Conclusion: Conflict, Resolution, and Building Peace""; ""Contributors""; ""Index""; ""A""; ""B""; ""C""; ""D""; ""E""; ""F""; ""G""; ""H""; ""I""; ""K""; ""L""; ""M""; ""N""; ""O""; ""P""; ""Q""; ""R""; ""S""; ""T""; ""U""; ""V""; ""W""; ""Z""
Responsibility: edited by Taisier M. Ali and Robert O. Matthews.
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Featuring case studies of nine African countries, this book provides a comparative perspective on the causes of civil war and the processes by which internal conflict may be resolved or averted. It  Read more...

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