Violence and non-violence in Africa

Pal Ahluwalia (Editor), Louise Bethlehem (Editor), Ruth Ginio (Editor)

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This unique volume seeks both to historicize and to deconstruct the pervasive, almost ritualistic, association of Africa with forms of terrorism as well as extreme violence, the latter bordering on and including genocide.Africa is tendentiously associated with violence in the popular and academic imagination alike. Written by leading authorities in postcolonial studies and African history, as well as highly promising emergent scholars, this book highlights political, social and cultural processes in Africa which incite violence or which facilitate its negotiation or negation through
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationLondon
Number of pages240
ISBN (Electronic)9780203964132
StatePublished - Feb 2007
Externally publishedYes

Publication series

NameRoutledge advances in international relations and global politics


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