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Peace and Conflict in Africa David J. Francis

Peace and Conflict in Africa

David J. Francis

Published April 4th 2013
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Kindle Edition
224 pages
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 About the Book 

Nowhere in the world is the demand for peace more prominent and challenging than in Africa. From state collapse and anarchy in Somalia to protracted wars and rampant corruption in the Congo- from bloody civil wars and extreme poverty in Sierra LeoneMoreNowhere in the world is the demand for peace more prominent and challenging than in Africa. From state collapse and anarchy in Somalia to protracted wars and rampant corruption in the Congo- from bloody civil wars and extreme poverty in Sierra Leone to humanitarian crisis and authoritarianism in Sudan, the continent is the focus of growing political and media attention. This book presents the first comprehensive overview of conflict and peace across the continent. Bringing together a range of leading academics from Africa and beyond, Peace and Conflict in Africa is an ideal introduction to key themes of conflict resolution, peacebuilding, security and development. The books stress on the importance of indigenous Africa approaches to creating peace makes it an innovative and exciting intervention in the field.