When the State Fails: Studies on Intervention in the Sierra Leone Civil War (BOK)

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Compared with Iraq, Afghanistan and Kosovo, the recent western intervention in Sierra Leone has been largely forgotten. When the State Fails rectifies this, providing a comprehensive and critical analysis of the intervention. The civil war in Sierra Leone began in 1991 and was declared officially over in 2002 after UK, UN and regional African military intervention. Some claimed it as a case of successful humanitarian intervention. The authors in this collection provide an informed analysis of the impact of the intervention on democracy, development and society in Sierra Leone. The authors take a particularly critical view of the imposition of neoliberalism after the conflict. As NATO intervention in Libya shows the continued use of external force in internal conflicts, When the State Fails is a timely book for all students and scholars interested in Africa and the question of 'humanitarian intervention'.

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Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2011 Forlag
PLUTO PRESS
ISBN 9780745332208 Antall sider 304
Dimensjoner 13,5cm x 21,5cm x 1,8cm Vekt 363 gram
Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd Andre medvirkende Tunde Zack-Williams
Emner og form Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000, African history, International relations, Military history: post WW2 conflicts

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