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Readings in the International Relations of Africa

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<P>These readings in international relations in Africa grapple with the continent’s changing place in the world. The essays confront issues such as the increasing tempo of armed conflict, the tendency of Western states and agencies to intervene in African settings, the presence of China, and the health of African states and their ability to participate in the global economy. Questions regarding sovereignty, leading regional actors, conflict and resolution, and the neoliberal African renaissance add to the broad thematic coverage presented in this timely volume.</P>
<P>Acknowledgments and Note on Original Sources<BR>Introduction Tom Young<BR>Part I. Sovereignty and Statehood <BR>Introduction <BR>1. Independence by Right Robert H. Jackson <BR>2. Regimes of Sovereignty: International Morality and the African Condition Siba N. Grovogui <BR>3. The Rise of the State System in Africa Carolyn M. Warner <BR>Part II. Africa and the International Order <BR>Introduction <BR>4. Policy Autonomy and the History of British Aid to Africa <BR>Postscript, March 2014 Tony Killick<BR>5. ‘Development is Very Political in Tanzania’: Oxfam and the Chunya Integrated Development Programme 1972–76 Michael Jennings <BR>6. Evolution of the United Nations Anti-Apartheid Regime Newell M. Stultz<BR>7. What Next? Selective Genocide in Burundi Rene Lemarchand <BR>Part III. New States and the Continental Order <BR>Introduction<BR>8. The Scramble for Africa: Inherited Political Boundaries Ieuan Griffiths<BR>9. The OAU Interventions in Chad: Mission Impossible or Mission Evaded? Roy May and Simon Massey<BR>Part IV. Africa and the Great Powers <BR>Introduction <BR>10. French African Policy in Historical Perspective Tony Chafer<BR>11. Propaganda and Politics John Stockwell<BR>12. "Flee! The White Giants are Coming!" The United States, the Mercenaries and the Congo 1964–65 Piero Gleijeses<BR>13. The Prospects of Socialism: Ethiopia and the Horn Odd Arne Westad<BR>Part V. Conflict, War and Intervention <BR>Introduction <BR>14. Rebel Movements and Proxy Warfare: Uganda, Sudan and the Congo (1986–99) Gérard Prunier<BR>15. The United Nations in Africa: The Rise of Peacekeeping and the Case of Somalia Richard K. Al-Qaq<BR>16. The Liberal Peace Is Neither: Peacebuilding, State Building and the Reproduction of Conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo Stein Sundstøl Eriksen <BR>Part VI. Globalization and a New World Order? <BR>Introduction <BR>17. ‘A Project to be Realized:’ Global Liberalism and Contemporary Africa Tom Young<BR>18. Values, Context and Hybridity: How Can the Insights from the Liberal Peace Critique Literature Be Brought to Bear on the Practices of the UN Peacebuilding Architecture? Eli Stamnes<BR>19. Is the EU’s Governance ‘Good?’: An Assessment of EU Governance in Its Partnership with ACP States Nikki Slocum-Bradley and Andrew Bradley<BR>20. Female Circumcision as Female Genital Mutilation: Human Rights or Cultural Imperialism?<BR>Abdulmumini A. Oba<BR>21. Politics, Anti-Politics, International Justice: Language and Power in the Special Court for Sierra Leone Tim Kelsall<BR>Part VII. African Renaissance? The African Union & NEPAD <BR>Introduction<BR>22. Explaining the Clash and Accommodation of Interests of Major Actors in the Creation of the African Union Thomas Kwasi Tieku<BR>23. "Partnership" through Accommodation? African Development Initiatives and Universal Policy Prescriptions Ian Taylor<BR>24. The Power of Partnerships in Global Governance Rita Abrahamsen<BR>Part VIII. The Return of Geopolitics<BR>Introduction<BR> 25. China, India, Russia and the United States: The Scramble for African Oil and the Militarization of the Continent Daniel Volman<BR>26. Towards a Critical Geopolitics of China’s Engagement with African Development Marcus Power and Giles Mohan<BR>27. A New Phase in the War on Terror: The Implications of Proxy Intelligence and Western Complicity with State Terrorist Agencies Jeremy Keenan</P><P>List of Original Sources<BR>List of Contributors<BR>Index</P>

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