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From Intra-State War to Durable Peace. Conflict and its Resolution in Africa after the Cold War

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Hardcover. 372 pages. Dimensions: 9.2in. x 6.1in. x 0.9in.International Relations Studies Series, 12 (International Studies Library, 23) Based on three departure points - a novel analytical framework, previously unpublished data on conflict and conflict resolution in Africa, and a survey of external and internal structural constraints facing the continent - this volume is a comprehensive examination of intra-state armed conflicts in Africa after the Cold War; attempts to terminate them and challenges to successful war termination. The focus is on short-term concerns: demilitarisation, issues related to human and collective security, and the post-conflict distribution of political power. Chapters centre on key explanatory factors influencing the volatile periods just before and after a war is terminated, when negotiation replaces fighting and when peace agreements are being hammered out and implemented, often in an environment of fear, mistrust and resource scarcity. TABLE OF CONTENTS About the Authors List of Illustrations List of Abbreviations Acknowledgements 1. Introduction- Thomas Ohlson PART I. Theoretical Framework and Data Survey 2. Understanding Causes of War and Peace - Thomas Ohlson 3. Transnational Dimensions of African Civil Wars and the Triple-R Framework - Hanne Fjelde 4. Armed Conflict and Conflict Resolution in Africa, 1989-2007 - Lotta Harbom and Erika Forsberg PART II. Resolving Armed Conflict: Challenges to War Termination 5. Sanctions in Africa: International Resolve and Prevention of Conflict Escalation - Peter Wallensteen 6. Violence in the South African Peace Process: An Impetus for Change - Kristine Hglund 7. Partial Peacemakers: Explaining Mediation Success in African Armed Conflicts - Isak Svensson 8. Inclusive Peace Deals: A Path to Durable Peace in Africa - Desire Nilsson 9. From Rebel Groups to Political Parties: Renamo in Mozambique and RUF in Sierra Leone - Mimmi Sderberg Kovacs 10. A Disempowering Peace: Explaining why Ex-Combatants Re-engage in Organised Violence - R. Anders Nilsson 11. Eleven Reflections on War Termination in Africa - Thomas Ohlson Appendix 1. Uppsala Conflict Data Program (UCDP) Appendix 2. Intra-state Armed Conflicts in Africa, 1989-2007 Reference List Index About the Editor Thomas Ohlson, Ph. D. (1998), was Professor of Peace and Conflict Research at Uppsala University, Sweden. He has published extensively on causes of war and conflict resolution; global arms trade and arms production; and governance, security, democratisation and development in Africa. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9789089790460

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Synopsis: International Relations Studies Series, 12 (International Studies Library, 23) Based on three departure points - a novel analytical framework, previously unpublished data on conflict and conflict resolution in Africa, and a survey of external and internal structural constraints facing the continent - this volume is a comprehensive examination of intra-state armed conflicts in Africa after the Cold War; attempts to terminate them and challenges to successful war termination. The focus is on short-term concerns: demilitarisation, issues related to human and collective security, and the post-conflict distribution of political power. Chapters centre on key explanatory factors influencing the volatile periods just before and after a war is terminated, when negotiation replaces fighting and when peace agreements are being hammered out and implemented, often in an environment of fear, mistrust and resource scarcity. TABLE OF CONTENTS About the Authors List of Illustrations List of Abbreviations Acknowledgements 1. Introduction- Thomas Ohlson PART I. Theoretical Framework and Data Survey 2. Understanding Causes of War and Peace - Thomas Ohlson 3. Transnational Dimensions of African Civil Wars and the Triple-R Framework - Hanne Fjelde 4. Armed Conflict and Conflict Resolution in Africa, 1989-2007 - Lotta Harbom and Erika Forsberg PART II. Resolving Armed Conflict: Challenges to War Termination 5. Sanctions in Africa: International Resolve and Prevention of Conflict Escalation - Peter Wallensteen 6. Violence in the South African Peace Process: An Impetus for Change - Kristine Höglund 7. Partial Peacemakers: Explaining Mediation Success in African Armed Conflicts - Isak Svensson 8. Inclusive Peace Deals: A Path to Durable Peace in Africa? - Desirée Nilsson 9. From Rebel Groups to Political Parties: Renamo in Mozambique and RUF in Sierra Leone - Mimmi Söderberg Kovacs 10. A Disempowering Peace: Explaining why Ex-Combatants Re-engage in Organised Violence - R. Anders Nilsson 11. Eleven Reflections on War Termination in Africa - Thomas Ohlson Appendix 1. Uppsala Conflict Data Program (UCDP) Appendix 2. Intra-state Armed Conflicts in Africa, 1989-2007 Reference List Index About the Editor Thomas Ohlson, Ph.D. (1998), was Professor of Peace and Conflict Research at Uppsala University, Sweden. He has published extensively on causes of war and conflict resolution; global arms trade and arms production; and governance, security, democratisation and development in Africa.

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