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Title:Violence in Africa and its consequences: understanding Africa in Australasia and the Pacific
Editors:Lyons, TanyaISNI
Marlowe, Jay
Harris, Anne
Periodical:Australasian Review of African Studies (ISSN 1447-8420)
Geographic terms:Guinea
Sierra Leone
civil wars
gender relations
urban agriculture
Abstract:The first half of this issue focuses thematically on State violence, civil violence and individual violence in African States: State resilience in Guinea: mitigating the 'bad neighbourhood effect' of civil war next door (Mamadou Diouma Bah); 'Fused in combat': unsettling gendered hierarchies and women's roles in the fighting forces in the Sierra leone's civil war (John Idriss Lahai); 'The other half on gender' in Sierra Leone's civil conflict: a critical response to John Idriss Lahai's 'Fused in combat' (David Duriesmith); Moral authority, power and women's identity in colonial Kenya (Clare Buswell); Citizen and self: violence, identity and legitimacy in the Rift Valley's post-election crisis 2007-8 (Sam D. Wilkins); Identities of impoverishment: ethnicity, tribalism and violence in Kenya (Scott MacWilliam). The second half of the issue focuses on aspects of the end results of violence in Africa: Sexuality and sexual health of African-Australian men with refugee backgrounds from the Horn of Africa: the need for a new research agenda (Samuel M. Muchoki); Standing up, reaching out and letting go: experiences of resilience and school engagement for African high schoolers from refugee backgrounds (Mike Oliver); Institutional capacity building for urban agriculture research using participatory GIS in a post-conflict context: a case stuy of Sierra Leone (Alec Thornton, Jinnah Momoh and Paul Tengbe). [ASC Leiden abstract]