Civil militia : Africa's intractable security menace? / edited by David J. Francis.

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Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Aldershot, Hants, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, c2005.
Description
xxi, 300 p. ; 25 cm.

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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
Introduction / David J. Francis -- Militias as a social phenomenon : towards a theoretical construction / Gani Yoroms -- The Kamajor militia in Sierra Leone : liberators or nihilists? / Joe Alie -- The Egbesu and Bakassi boys : African spiritism and the mystical re-traditionalisation of security / Kenneth Omeje -- Civil militias : Indonesia and Nigeria in comparative perspective / Ruben Thorning -- Civil militias : threats to national and human security in West Africa / Istifanus Zabadi -- Counter-insurgents or ethnic vanguards? : civil militia and state violence in the Darfur region, Western Sudan / Usman Tar -- The "anti-gang" civil militia in Cameroon and the threat to national and human security / Cage Banseka -- Civil militias and militarisation of society in the Horn of Africa / Belachew Gebrewold -- Protracted civil war, civil militias and political transition in Uganda since 1986 / Byanubanga Rukooko -- Mayi Mayi and Interahamwe militias : threats to peace and security in the Great Lake region / Mucharia Munene -- Civil defence forces and challenges to post-conflict security : international experiences and implications for Africa / Jeremy Ginifer and Hooman Peimani.
ISBN
0754644529 (alk. paper)
LCCN
2005011873
OCLC
60311713
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