By John Idriss Lahai,Tanya Lyons,John Idriss, Dr Lahai,Tanya, Dr Lyons
Through a multidisciplinary technique, African Frontiers counters the superficial, Eurocentric and gender insensitive dominant discursive illustration of Africa in the discourse of struggle and clash administration, and safety and peace/nation-building. The chapters historicize and theorize the realities in postcolonial African states, and the ramifications at the continents destiny. Situating the research in the context of the existing cultural and geo-political realities within the postcolonial African states, the chapters illustrate the complicated ways that occasions and techniques are skilled on the neighborhood point, and the way those neighborhood realities in flip influence and form the styles of political and army engagement in Africa and past. prepared alongside 3 significant issues: Insurgency, governance and peacebuilding, specialist researchers from worldwide give a contribution chapters on: insurgent and rebel formations reminiscent of the RUF, the LRA, and Boko Haram; nation governance and corruption; terrorism and counter terrorism; defense and peacebuilding; focussing at the tensions and demanding situations dealing with post-conflict societies resembling Sierra Leone, Rwanda, and the latest countryside at the continent, South Sudan. This hugely major and topical research problematizes the influence of wars on African international locations, 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