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State of Rebellion - Violence and Intervention in the Central African Republic

English · Hardback

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Shortlisted for the Fage and Oliver Prize 2018 In 2013, the Central African Republic was engulfed by violence. In the face of the rapid spread of the conflict, journalists, politicians, and academics alike have struggled to account for its origins.In this first comprehensive account of the country''s recent upheaval, Louisa Lombard shows the limits of the superficial explanations offered thus far - that the violence has been due to a religious divide, or politicians'' manipulations, or profiteering. Instead, she shows that conflict has long been useful to Central African politics, a tendency that has been exacerbated by the international community''s method of engagement with so-called fragile states. Furthermore, changing this state of affairs will require rethinking the relationships of all those present - rebel groups and politicians, as well as international interveners and diplomats. State of Rebellion is an urgent insight into this little-understood country and the problems with peacebuilding more broadly.>

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An in-depth and revealing account of the violence that has swept the Central African Republic.

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Authors Louisa Lombard
Assisted by Alcinda Honwana (Editor), Alex De Waal (Editor)
Publisher Zed Books
 
Languages English
Product format Hardback
Released 15.12.2016
 
EAN 9781783608850
ISBN 978-1-78360-885-0
No. of pages 304
Series African Arguments
African Arguments
Subjects Social sciences, law, business > Sociology > Miscellaneous

Anthropologie

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