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Title:The resolution of African conflicts: the management of conflict resolution & post-conflict reconstruction
Editors:Nhema, AlfredISNI
Zeleza, Paul TiyambeISNI
Year:2008
Pages:207
Language:English
City of publisher:Oxford
Publisher:James Currey
ISBN:9781847013033; 0821418084; 9780821418086; 9781847013026; 9781868884933
Geographic terms:Africa
Mozambique
Somalia
South Africa
Sudan
Uganda
Subjects:conflict resolution
conflict prevention
peacebuilding
local government
elections
Abstract:The editors have chosen essays which try to explain the roots, routes, regimes and resolution of African conflicts. Altogether there are eleven essays and an Introduction: the resolution of African conflicts (Alfred Nhema). The papers are: The role of sub-regional integration schemes in conflict prevention and management in Africa: a framework for a working peace system (Victor A.O. Adetula); Conflict resolution in Africa: the role of the OAU and the AU (P. Godfrey Okoth); The continental early warning system of the African Union: what role for civil society? (Jakkie Cilliers); The International Criminal Court and the Lord's Resistance Army insurgency in Northern Uganda (Kasaija Philip Apuuli); How to make democracy work? Local government and the beneficial and destructive potential of social capital in post-apartheid South Africa (Ursula Scheidegger); Local government and the management of conflict in fragmented societies: South Africa, Namibia and Mauritius compared (Christof Hartmann); Managing the process of conflict resolution in the Sudan (Idris Salim El Hassan); Elections and conflict in Southern Africa (Khabele Matlosa); The Somali peace process from Arta to Eldoret to Mbagathi: opportunities and challenges (Kizito Sabala, Aisha Ahmad and Edwin Rutto); Peace and war in post-conflict Mozambique (Braz„o Mazula with Eduardo Sitoe, Obede Baloi and Guilherme Mbilana); and Post-1990 constitutional reforms in Africa: a preliminary assessment of the prospects for constitutional governance and constitutionalism (Charles Manga Fombad). [ASC Leiden abstract]
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