Custom and conflict in Africa by Gluckman, Max

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Published by Free Press in Glencoe, Ill .

Written in English

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  • Ethnology -- Africa

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Includes bibliographical references

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Paginationix, 173 p.
Number of Pages173
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14526419M

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Custom and Conflict in Africa. MAX GLUCKUN. Glencoe: The Free Press, ix, Reviewed by IRVING KAPLAN, University of Chicago These six lectures are printed as delivered by Gluckman in the spring of on the Third Program of the British Broadcasting Corporation.

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Custom and conflict in Africa / by Max Gluckman B. Blackwell Oxford Wikipedia Citation Please see Wikipedia's template documentation for further citation fields that may be required. South Africa and Conflict Resolution in Africa 27 that made the negotiated settlement possible do not exist elsewhere (ShillingerSolomon ).

What made the negotiations in South Africa to succeed was, among other things, the continuous existence of a strong state. But in much of the rest of the continent we have weak. Africa has become one of the distinct characteristics of the continent ”. However, it is apt to note that Africa has no monopoly of conflict.

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This book is of interest to all researchers studying Africa, and those involved in research about, and within, societies experiencing conflict and violence.

Book Details PagesAuthor: Elisabeth Porter. Book Description. Customary law and traditional authorities continue to play highly complex and contested roles in contemporary African states.

Reversing the common preoccupation with studying the impact of the post/colonial state on customary regimes, this volume analyses how the interactions between state and non-state normative orders have shaped the everyday.

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Conflict South Africa and allies Opponents Results Prime Minister (–94) President (–) Losses; World War I (–) France United Kingdom Canada Australia New Zealand India South Africa Newfoundland Russia Italy United States Serbia Montenegro Belgium Japan China Romania Portugal Brazil HejazSovereign states: Algeria, Angola, Benin.

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London/New York: Zed Books. pages. One of the persistent frustrations for peace researchers is the often simplistic approach taken to understanding conflict in Africa.

Security in Post-Conflict Africa: The Role of Nonstate Policing - CRC Press Book Policing is undergoing rapid change in Africa as a result of democratization, the commercialization of security, conflicts that disrupt policing services, and.

Land tenure reform and politics in post-conflict Côte d'Ivoire: a precarious peace in the western cocoa regions. Canadian Journal of African Studies / Revue canadienne des études africaines, Vol.

48, Issue. 2, p. Cited by:. Conflict Trends in Africa – M. G. Marshall () Page 3 of 28 ousted the Idi Amin regime in Uganda (magnitude 2) and a magnitude 5 war between Ethiopia and Eritrea from toa war strongly linked to the long and bitter separatist war thatFile Size: 1MB.understand the contemporary conflict in Africa from a broader perspective, thus jettisoning the common trend of defining Africa's conflicts as exclusively ethnic or exclusively external (Solomon, ).

2. Protracted Social Conflict The theory of protracted social conflict refers to the `prolonged and often violent struggle by.The post-colonial era witnessed further manipulation and disintegration of ethnic identities and groups, thus making the state central to the dynamics of ethnicity in Africa.

The studies book explain how the positive and negative aspects are transformed in the pre-colonial, colonial and post-colonial histories of African states and groups.

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