New Security Threats and Crises in Africa

Regional and International Perspectives

Editors: Mangala, J. (Ed.)

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This book is a multidisciplinary approach to Africa's international relations in an era of globalization and the shifting of power from the West. It moves beyond colonization, marginalization, imperialism to look at the forces and dynamics that are reshaping Africa's external relations today.

About the authors

Jack Mangala is an Associate Professor of Political Science and African and African American Studies at Grand Valley State University, where he also serves both as the Director of the African and African American Studies Program and the Director of the Area Studies Center in the Brooks College of Interdisciplinary Studies. He is co-author of Assessing George W. Bush’s Policies toward Africa: Proposals for the New U.S. President and African Leaders.

Table of contents (12 chapters)

  • Introduction: Evolving Security Discourse and Crises in Africa: Conceptual, Policy, and Practical Relevance

    Mangala, Jack

    Pages 1-15

  • The African Union and Security in Africa

    Abdellaoui, Jamila

    Pages 19-38

  • Refugees and Internally Displaced Persons: From Humanitarian to Security Paradigm

    Mangala, Jack

    Pages 39-57

  • Africa’s Responses to International Terrorism and the War against It

    Bangura, Abdul Karim (et al.)

    Pages 59-85

  • Climate Change and the Risk of Conflict in Africa

    Brown, Oli (et al.)

    Pages 87-109

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
New Security Threats and Crises in Africa
Book Subtitle
Regional and International Perspectives
Editors
  • J. Mangala
Copyright
2010
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan US
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Nature America Inc.
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-11553-8
DOI
10.1057/9780230115538
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-10796-0
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-29079-6
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XX, 276
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