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Selected Themes in African Political Studies

Political Conflict and Stability

  • Lucky Asuelime
  • Suzanne Francis

Table of contents

About this book

Introduction

Against the background of a long and continuing record of political instability in Africa, this edited collection presents a multi-disciplinary approach to selected issues in African political studies. The contributions explore a range of political and conflict situations, discuss efforts to develop indigenous conflict resolution mechanisms and consider some of the key political and economic issues facing the continent. The specific country studies illuminate the diversity of the African continent and indicate the ways in which the political and socio-economic contexts of African states bear directly upon the ability of states to solve political and economic challenges. The volume seeks to present and promote novel analytical frameworks, conceptual approaches and empirical accounts of relevance to scholars working on Africa and to practitioners and policy makers in politics, governance and peace initiatives in Africa.

Keywords

Democratic Movements Global Governance Human Rights Violent Conflict

Editors and affiliations

  • Lucky Asuelime
    • 1
  • Suzanne Francis
    • 2
  1. 1.History and Strategic StudiesUniversity of LagosAkoba-Yaba LagosNigeria
  2. 2. Howard College CampusUniversity of KwaZulu-Natal School of Social SciencesDurbanSouth Africa

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-06001-9
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2014
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Humanities, Social Sciences and Law
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-06000-2
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-06001-9
  • Series Print ISSN 2198-7262
  • Series Online ISSN 2198-7270
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