By John Idriss Lahai,Tanya Lyons,John Idriss, Dr Lahai,Tanya, Dr Lyons

Through a multidisciplinary strategy, African Frontiers counters the superficial, Eurocentric and gender insensitive dominant discursive illustration of Africa in the discourse of conflict and clash administration, and protection and peace/nation-building. The chapters historicize and theorize the realities in postcolonial African states, and the ramifications at the continents destiny. Situating the learn in the context of the present cultural and geo-political realities within the postcolonial African states, the chapters illustrate the complicated ways that occasions and tactics 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. equipped alongside 3 significant topics: Insurgency, governance and peacebuilding, professional researchers from all over the world 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 comparable to Sierra Leone, Rwanda, and the latest geographical region at the continent, South Sudan. This hugely major and topical examine problematizes the effect 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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