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Title Conflict and peacebuilding in the African Great Lakes Region / edited by Kenneth Omeje and Tricia Redeker Hepner
Published Bloomington, Ind. : Indiana University Press, 2013
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Contents Introduction: conflict and peacebuilding in the African Great Lakes Region / Kenneth Omeje and Tricia Redeker Hepner -- Understanding the diversity and complexity of conflict in the African Great Lakes Region / Kenneth Omeje -- The history and politics of regionalism and integration in East Africa / Hannington Ochwada -- Multipolar politics and regional integration in East Africa: opportunities and challenges for non-state actors / Doreen Alusa -- Historical dynamics of northern Uganda conflict: a longitudinal struggle for nation-building / Elias Omondi Opongo -- Kofi Annan's conflict resolution model and peacebuilding in Kenya / Alfred Anangwe -- Justice versus reconciliation: the dilemmas of transitional justice in Kenya / Ozonnia Ojielo -- Climate change and peacebuilding among pastoralist communities in northeastern Uganda and western Kenya / Julaina A. Obika and Harriet K. Bibangambah -- Media sustainability in a post-conflict environment: radio broadcasting in the DRC, Burundi and Rwanda / Marie-Soleil Frère -- Youth in transition: the arts and cultural resonance in post-conflict northern Uganda / Lindsay M. McClain and Tricia Redeker Hepner -- Gender issues in reintegration: a feminist and rights-based analysis of the experiences of formerly abducted child mothers in northern Uganda / Eric Awich Ochen -- "The ambivalence of the sacred": Christianity, genocide and reconciliation in Rwanda / Janine Natalya Clark
Summary Driven by genocide, civil war, political instabilities, ethnic and pastoral hostilities, the African Great Lakes Region, primarily Uganda, Rwanda, Democratic Republic of the Congo, and Burundi, has been overwhelmingly defined by conflict. Kenneth Omeje, Tricia Redeker Hepner, and an international group of scholars, many from the Great Lakes region, focus on the interlocking conflicts and efforts toward peace in this multidisciplinary volume. These essays present a range of debates and perspectives on the history and politics of conflict, highlighting the complex internal and external source
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Conflict management -- Africa, East.
Conflict management -- Great Lakes Region (Africa)
Peace-building -- Africa, East.
Peace-building -- Great Lakes Region (Africa)
Postwar reconstruction -- Africa, East.
Postwar reconstruction -- Great Lakes Region (Africa)
Form Electronic book
Author Omeje, Kenneth C.
Redeker Hepner, Tricia M.
LC no. 2013002204
ISBN 0253008484 (electronic bk.)
1299652247 (electronic bk.)
9780253008480 (electronic bk.)
9781299652248 (electronic bk.)