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Title:The Horn of Africa: intra-State and inter-State conflicts and security
Editor:Bereketeab, RedieISNI
City of publisher:London
Publisher:Pluto Press
ISBN:0745333125; 9780745333120; 0745333117; 9780745333113; 9781849648233
Geographic terms:Northeast Africa
South Sudan
civil wars
political violence
regional security
boundary conflicts
foreign intervention
Abstract:This book explores perspectives on intra-State and inter-State conflicts in the Horn of Africa. It is divided into three parts: 1. Causes of conflicts; 2. Conflict dynamics; 3. Regional and international interventions. Each part contains three contributions. Part 1: Introduction (Redie Bereketeab); Poverty, inequality, State identity and chronic inter-State conflicts in the Horn of Africa (Kidane Mengisteab); Leadership in the Horn of Africa: the emic/etic perspective (Hassan Mahadallah). Part 2: Conflicts in the Horn of Africa and implications for regional security (Kassahun Berhanu); Border changes: North Sudan-South Sudan and regional dynamics (Abdalbasit Saeed); Political violence in the Horn of Africa: a framework for analysis (Seifudein Adem). Part 3: IGAD and regional relations in the Horn of Africa (Peter Woodward); The production of Somali conflict and the role of internal and external actors (Abdi Ismail Samatar); Militia and piracy in the Horn of Africa (Bjørn Møller). [ASC Leiden abstract]