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  • Darfur and the International Communityby Richard Barltrop

    I.B.Tauris 2010; US$ 14.95

    The Darfur conflict has presented the international community with a number of challenges. How can the fighting be stopped in Darfur? What can be done to save lives and help the two million people displaced by the conflict? And how to help bring about peace, whilst ensuring that the peace agreement for the Second Sudanese Civil War (1983 - 2005) is... more...

  • The International Politics of Mass Atrocitiesby David R. Black; Paul D. Williams

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 51.95

    The ongoing crisis in Darfur, Sudan has stimulated a huge amount of political and academic interest across the world. The crisis has been both reflective and constitutive of key areas of contestation and change within contemporary international society. This book examines the crisis in Darfur as a case study of some of the wider debates currently... more...

  • Becoming Pluralby Richard Boggs

    Garnet Publishing (UK) Ltd 2013; US$ 12.99

    In July 2011, Sudan officially 'became plural', as the country split in two; the unofficial north - south divide between the Arabdominated north and the more ethnically African south was formalised, after the people of Southern Sudan voted overwhelmingly to separate from the rest of the country. Becoming Plural is a beautifully illustrated travelogue... more...

  • Violent Conflict and Peacebuildingby Johan Brosché; Daniel Rothbart

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 44.95

    This book examines the continuing devastation in the Darfur region of Sudan, from the perspective of a multiplicity of conflicts of distinct types. The crisis reached its peak in 2003–2004, when certain Arab militias joined forces with the Sudan armed forces in a campaign against insurgent resistance movements. Engulfed in the tumult, Darfurians... more...

  • Frontiers Of Unityby Francis Deng

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 48.95

    This book deals with the conflict between Northern and Southern Sudan over the Abeyi region and other border areas. This area has historically been a model of peaceful coexistence and cooperation but since its independence it has become a point of violent confrontation. Frontiers of Unity provides an essential background to the complexities of the... more...

  • Legitimacy, Peace Operations and Global-Regional Securityby Linnea Gelot

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    At the turn of the century the regional-global security partnership became a key element of peace and security policy-making. This book investigates the impact of the joint effort made by the African Union (AU) and the United Nations (UN) to keep the peace and protect civilians in Darfur. This book focuses on the collaboration that takes place... more...

  • Disrupting Territoriesby Jörg Gertel

    Boydell & Brewer Group Ltd 2014; US$ 34.99

    Nowhere has a range of case studies of Sudan been brought together in a single volume. Given the concern with the growing number and complexity of conflicts in Sudan and South Sudan there is a significant readership in academic circles and from those involved in humanitarian organisations of all kinds. Professor Peter Woodward, University of Reading... more...

  • Fighting for Darfurby Rebecca Hamilton; Mia Farrow

    St. Martin's Press 2011; US$ 6.79

    Around the world, millions of people have added their voices to protest marches and demonstrations because they believe that, together, they can make a difference. When we failed to stop the genocide in Rwanda in 1994, we promised to never let such a thing happen again. But nine years later, as news began to trickle out of killings in western Sudan,... more...

  • The War in Darfurby Anders Hastrup

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    No other crisis in Africa has received as much attention in the West during the past 10 years as the war in Darfur, yet the underlying complexities of the war and the background to the crisis remains poorly understood by scholars, activists and aid workers. This anthropological study of the war in Darfur explores the personal experience of war from... more...

  • Nubian Encountersby Nicholas Hopkins; Sohair Mehanna

    I.B.Tauris 2010; US$ 14.99

    In the 1960s the construction of the Aswan High Dam occasioned the forced displacement of a large part of the Nubian population. Beginning in 1960, anthropologists at the American University in Cairo’s Social Research Center undertook a survey of the Nubians to be moved and those already outside their historic homeland. The goal was to record and analyze... more...