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By John Idriss Lahai,Tanya Lyons

via a multidisciplinary strategy, African Frontiers counters the superficial, Eurocentric and gender insensitive dominant discursive illustration of Africa in the discourse of struggle and clash administration, and safeguard and peace/nation-building. The chapters historicize and theorize the realities in postcolonial African states, and the ramifications at the continents destiny. Situating the research 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 approaches are skilled on the neighborhood point, and the way those neighborhood realities in flip impression and form the styles of political and army engagement in Africa and past. prepared alongside 3 significant issues: Insurgency, governance and peacebuilding, professional researchers from around the globe give a contribution chapters on: insurgent and rebel formations similar to the RUF, the LRA, and Boko Haram; kingdom governance and corruption; terrorism and counter terrorism; defense and peacebuilding; focussing at the tensions and demanding situations dealing with post-conflict societies similar to Sierra Leone, Rwanda, and the most recent countryside at the continent, South Sudan. This hugely major and topical research problematizes the influence of wars on African countries, in addition to the epistemological framing of the neighborhood realities and fallouts of armed clash on post-colonial states.

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