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Cheru, Fantu

Africa and International Relations in the 21st Century

Cheru, Fantu - Africa and International Relations in the 21st Century, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Africa and International Relations in the 21st Century: Still Challenging Theory?
Scarlett Cornelissen, Fantu Cheru, Timothy M. Shaw

Part I. Reconceptualizing Authority and Sovereignty

2. Africa as an Agent of International Relations Knowledge
Karen Smith

3. Collectivist Worldview: Its Challenge to International Relations
Thomas Kwasi Tieku

4. Authority, Sovereignty and Africa’s Changing Regimes of Territorialization
Ulf Engel, Gorm Rye Olsen

Part II. Innovations from Below: Territory and Identity

5. Bringing Identity into International Relations: Reflections on Nationalism, Nativism and Xenophobia in Africa
Sabelo J. Ndlovu-Gatsheni

6. Towards New Approaches to Statehood and Governance-Building in Africa: The Somali Crisis Reconsidered
Louise Wiuff Moe

7. Diasporas and African Development: The Struggle for Sustainable Peace and Development in Sierra Leone
Alfred Zack-Williams

8. The Transformation of Sovereign Territoriality: A Case Study of South African Immigration Control
Darshan Vigneswaran, Loren B. Landau

Part III. Insecurities

9. Transnationalism, Africa’s ‘Resource Curse’ and ‘Contested Sovereignties’: The Struggle for Nigeria’s Niger Delta
Cyril I. Obi

10. Security Privatization and the New Contours of Africa’s Security Governance
Rita Abrahamsen

11. Engendering (In)Security and Conflict in African International Relations
Jane L. Parpart, Lisa Thompson

12. Conclusion: What Futures for African International Relations?
Timothy M. Shaw, Fantu Cheru, Scarlett Cornelissen

Keywords: History, African History, International Relations, Political Economy, African Politics, Political Science, Globalization

Editor
 
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2012
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
International Political Economy Series
Page amount
265 pages
Category
History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230355743
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-31384-6

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