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Title:Is violence inevitable in Africa? Theories of conflict and approaches to conflict prevention
Editors:Chabal, PatrickISNI
Engel, UlfISNI
Chapter(s):Present
Year:2005
Issue:1
Pages:245
Language:English
Series:Africa-Europe Group for Interdisciplinary Studies (AEGIS) (ISSN 1574-6925)
City of publisher:Leiden
Publisher:Brill
ISBN:9004144501
Geographic term:Africa
Subjects:violence
conflict resolution
conflict
conflict prevention
External link:https://www.asclibrary.nl/docs/410749516-001.pdf
Abstract:This book analyses the causes of violent conflict in Africa, reviews the various approaches to conflict prevention and conflict resolution and discusses some of the practical difficulties in ending violence. The book consists of four parts. The introduction develops a political analysis of violence in Africa. Part I discusses a variety of theories of conflict and outlines the main approaches to conflict resolution. Part II presents case studies of conflict management and resolution. The conclusion reviews the literature and offers an original way forward. Contributors: Mirjam de Bruijn, Patrick Chabal, Christopher Cramer, Han van Dijk, Ulf Engel, Anna Maria Gentili, Gerti Hesseling, Shamil Idriss, Andreas Mehler, Donald Rothchild, Theoore Trefon, Klaas van Walraven. [ASC Leiden abstract]
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