New Security Threats And Crises In Africa: Regional and International Perspectives by J. MangalaNew Security Threats And Crises In Africa: Regional and International Perspectives by J. Mangala

New Security Threats And Crises In Africa: Regional and International Perspectives

byJ. Mangala, Jack Mangala

Hardcover | January 19, 2011

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This book is a multidisciplinary approach to Africa's international relations in an era of globalization and the shifting of power from the West. It moves beyond colonization, marginalization, imperialism to look at the forces and dynamics that are reshaping Africa's external relations today.
Jack Mangala is an Associate Professor of Political Science and African and African American Studies at Grand Valley State University, where he also serves both as the Director of the African and African American Studies Program and the Director of the Area Studies Center in the Brooks College of Interdisciplinary Studies. He is co-aut...
Title:New Security Threats And Crises In Africa: Regional and International PerspectivesFormat:HardcoverDimensions:276 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.88 inPublished:January 19, 2011Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230107966

ISBN - 13:9780230107960

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Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION- Africa and the New World Era: Context and Stakes; J.Mangala PART I. AFRICA AND THE OLD BALANCE OF POWER Britain and Africa: The Current Agenda; P.Williams Imperialism and US-Africa Relations; G.Kieh Is France Disengaging from Africa? A Critical Look at Nicolas Sarkozy's 'Rupture' Policy in the Context of France-Africa Relations; D.Mengara Russian-American Engagement on Africa; M.Vishnevskiy PART II. AFRICA AND THE NEW BALANCE OF POWER Africa's China relations: contending imaginaries, changing politics and the realities of consolidation; D.Large India's New Engagement of Africa: Trends and Implications; P.Pham The African Policy of Brazil in the Framework of South-South Cooperation; G.Lechini Japan and Africa: Diplomacy of Change and Continuity; S.Adem PART III. ENGAGING MULTILATERAL INSTITUTIONS The Evolving Africa-UN Relationship since the End of the Cold War; A.Bariagaber The European Union and Africa: Old Partners in a Changing World; J.Mangala The World Bank for Africa, or the World Bank for the World Bank?; P.Clements Can Sub-Saharan Africa achieve the Millennium Development Goals?; E.Cleeve PART IV. RESPONDING TO GLOBAL CHALLENGES: AFRICAN PERSPECTIVES AND DYNAMICS Africa's Response to International Terrorism and the War against It; A.K.Bangura The United States Africa Command: Neo-Imperialism or Hegemonic Stability?; J.Mangala Confronting the Challenges of Health Security in Africa; J.Youde Food Security in Africa; A.Mwaniki Climate Change: Socio-Economic and Political Implications for Africa; L.Zulu International Migrations; J.Mangala PART V. CONFRONTING AFRICA'S ECONOMIC, SOCIAL AND POLITICAL DEVELOPMENT New Encounters in US-Africa Democracy Relations: Less of the Same?; R.K.Edozie U.S. AIDS Policy in Africa: Managing the Multiple Objectives of the PEPFAR Program; P.Diven The Impact of the World Economic Crisis on African Economies; K.Quartey Nationalism, the African State and the Myth of the Ethnic Carnivore; R.Yidana PART VI. THE INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY AND AFRICAN CRISES The Conflicts in Sudan: A Strategic and Humanitarian Reading; M.Salih The Dangers of 'Enablement:' The International Community and Conflict in the Great Lakes; J.F.Clark The Crisis in Zimbabwe: Regional Dynamics and International Involvement; M.Mupepi The Peripheral Capitalist State, the Crises of Underdevelopment and Civil War: A Comparative Study of Liberia and Sierra Leone; G.Kieh International Actors and Cote d'Ivoire's Crisis; A.K.Bangura