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Ethnicity Kills?: The Politics of War, Peace, and Ethnicity in SubSaharan Africa

edited by Einar Braathen, Morten Bøås, and Gjermund Sæther
Format
Book
Published
Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire : Macmillan Press ; New York : St. Martin's Press, 2000.
Language
English
Series
International Political Economy Series
ISBN
0312229887 (cloth)
Contents
  • 1. Ethnicity Kills? Social Struggles for Power, Resources and Identities in the Neo-Patrimonial State / Einar Braathen, Morten Boas, Gjermund Saether 3
  • 2. Politics of War: a Meditation / V. Y. Mudimbe 23
  • Part 2 Ethnicity and Civil War
  • 3. Somali Catastrophe: Explanation and Implications / Ahmed I. Samatar 37
  • 4. Causes of Civil War in Rwanda: the Weight of History and Socio-Cultural Structures / Antoine Lema 68
  • 5. Struggle for Kingship: Moses or Messiah--Ethnic War and the Use of Ethnicity in the Process of Democratization in Congo-Brazzaville / Anne Sundberg 87
  • 6. Political Economy of State Collapse in Somalia and Liberia / Gjermund Saether 109
  • Part 3 Transitions from War to Peace?
  • 7. Nigeria and West Africa: from a Regional Security Complex to a Regional Security Community? / Morten Boas 141
  • 8. Nationalism and Ethnicities: Lessons from Mozambique / Michel Cahen 163
  • 9. Conclusion--Transcending the Discourse on the Politics of War / Einar Braathen, Morten Boas, Gjermund Seather 188.
Description
xiii, 223 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Notes
  • Papers of a conference entitled "The politics of peace, war, and ethnicity in contemporary Sub-Saharan Africa," held Sept. 26-27, 1997, at the University of Oslo, which was organized by the Centre for Development and the Environment, University of Oslo, and the Centre for Development Research, University of Bergen.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
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