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The Roots of Ethnic Conflict in Africa

From Grievance to Violence

Editors: Nasong'o, Wanjala S. (Ed.)

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This book focuses on the problem of ethnic conflict in Africa and seeks to explain its root causes. The main thesis of the book is that ethnic political mobilization is essentially a function of deeply-felt grievances on the part of the groups so mobilized.

About the authors

Céline A. Jacquemin is an Associate Professor in Political Science and International Relations at St Mary's University, San Antonio, Texas, USA. Tom Onditi Luoch is Associate Professor of English and Linguistics in the General Education program at the United States International University Africa in Nairobi, Kenya. Wanjala S. Nasong'o is Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of International Studies at Rhodes College, Memphis, Tennessee, USA. Sam Okoth Opondo is Assistant Professor of Comparative Politics and Africana Studies at Vassar College, New York, USA. Martin S. Shanguhyia is an Assistant Professor of African History at Syracuse University in New York, USA. Stephen Mwachofi Singo is currently Lecturer in Political Science at the University of Nairobi, Kenya. Joseph O. Wasonga is lecturer in Political Science, Conflict Studies and International Relations at Kenyatta University, Kenya.

Table of contents (9 chapters)

  • From Grievance to Ethnic Mobilization

    Nasong’o, Wanjala S.

    Pages 1-9

  • Explaining Ethnic Conflicts

    Nasong’o, Wanjala S.

    Pages 11-20

  • Deep-Seated Historical and Socioeconomic Grievances

    Nasong’o, Wanjala S.

    Pages 21-35

  • Conflict Trajectory in Northern Uganda

    Wasonga, Joseph O.

    Pages 37-74

  • Ambiguity of the Soil, Ambiguity of Belonging

    Singo, Stephen Mwachofi (et al.)

    Pages 75-92

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eBook $79.99
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  • ISBN 978-1-137-55500-7
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $105.00
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  • ISBN 978-1-137-55499-4
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Roots of Ethnic Conflict in Africa
Book Subtitle
From Grievance to Violence
Editors
  • Wanjala S. Nasong'o
Copyright
2015
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan US
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-55500-7
DOI
10.1057/9781137555007
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-55499-4
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 208
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