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Disaster and Development in the Horn of Africa

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Beschreibung

In the 1990s, numerous critical changes took place in the Horn of Africa: Ethiopia's military government was deposed, Eritrea became an independent nation, Somalia collapsed, and ethnic conflict and widespread hunger split Sudan. The 13 contributions to this volume, written by anthropologists, political scientists, sociologists and others, provide

Klappentext

The Horn of Africa has suffered repeated disasters: wars, drought, famine, mass refugee movements and environmental decline. This book explains the historical and political background to these crises and outlines the prospects for development in the region. Experts on the Horn cover a broad range of topics, including ethnic conflict, gender and refugees, food security, the survival of pastoralism, the future of independent Eritrea, operations of intelligence agencies and the possibilities for regional cooperation.



Inhalt

Acknowledgements - List of Abbreviations - List of Contributors - The Horn of Africa: Basic Data - Introduction: The Horn of Africa, States of Crisis; J.Sorenson - Poverty, Powerlessness and the Imperial Interstate System in the Horn of Africa; A.Jalata - Intelligence Operations in the Horn of Africa; R.Pateman - Carrying Each Others' Burden: Political Challenge in the Horn of Africa; T.Isaac - Reflections on the Political Economy of Transition in Eritrea: Lessons from Asia's Newly-Industrializing Countries; O.Yohannes - Roots of Famine in Sudan's Killing Fields; J.Prendergast - Pastoralist Resource Use and Access in Somalia: A Changing Context of Development, Environmental Stress and Conflict; J.D.Unruh - Disaster, Relief and Political Change in Southern Ethiopia: Developments from within Suri Society; J.Abbink - From Famine to Food Security in the Horn of Africa; P.Webb - Disastrous Pasts, Sustainable Futures?: Land and Peasants in Ethiopia; J.Campbell - Caught between Two Worlds: Eritrean Women Refugees and Voluntary Repatriation; H.Moussa - Disaster in the Horn of Africa: The Impact on Public Health; M.Kelly - New Regionalisms in Africa as Responses to Environmental Crises: IGADD and Development in the Horn in the mid-1990s; T.M.Shaw - Index

Produktinformationen

Titel: Disaster and Development in the Horn of Africa
Editor:
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EAN: 9780312125387
ISBN: 978-0-312-12538-7
Format: Fester Einband
Herausgeber: Springer Palgrave Macmillan
Genre: Medien & Kommunikation
Anzahl Seiten: 272
Gewicht: 521g
Größe: H235mm x B235mm x T155mm
Jahr: 1996
Auflage: 1995

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