The Problem of Violence: Local Conflict Settlement in Contemporary Africa

9783896458919: The Problem of Violence: Local Conflict Settlement in Contemporary Africa
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CONTENTS: Klute/Embaló: Introduction - Violence and Local Modes of Conflict Resolution in Heterarchical Figurations. I. Theoretical Insights - von Trotha: Some Theoretical Remarks about 'Regulative Orders of Violence', Political Heterarchy, and Dispute Regulation. Neubert: Competing Orders and the Limits of Local Forms of Socio-Political Organisation. II. Political Violence and the Process of Democratisation - Dougnon: Les changements politiques et les conflits en Afrique au Sud du Sahara. Magbaily Fyle: Culture and Nationalism - Ingredients of Statehood and Conflict Resolution in Africa. Ngaďde: Violences politiques et dérives autoritaires en Mauritanie (1984-2005). III. Emergence of Heterarchical Political Figurations - Kayser: The Governance Challenge of Eastern DRC. Jao: Étude de cas - Résolution du conflit opposant Mandingue de Djabicunda et Peulh de Timbinto en 2005, dans la région de Bafata. IV. Legal Reality in Heterarchical Figurations - Meneses: Legal Pluralism in Mozambique. Mané: Une nouvelle approche du pluralisme juridique. Embaló: A Hot Spot of Urban Violence? Challenges of Local Conflict Resolution in Guinea-Bissau. Gomes Viegas: L'ambiguďté du pouvoir des femmes et les conflits de succession chez les Pepel de Guinée-Bissau. Mendes: La dimension des praxis mandji dans la dynamique socioculturelle du groupe ethnique Manjak. Tomŕs: Notes on the Joola-huluf Case. V. Neo-Traditional Non-State Order or Chieftaincies - Kössler: Traditional Leadership, Local Control and the Rule of Law in Southern Africa. Skalník: Inter-ethnic Conflicts in Northern Ghana. VI. Fields and Local Modes of Resolution - Camara: L'équation de la gestion de l'eau dans la région du Bafing au Mali - Cas du cercle de Bafoulabé. More contributions of: A.A.Sow, I.Embaló, R.M. Fernandes, S.Okhonmina, J.B.Forrest, A.Bellagamba

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