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The Political Economy Of The Great Lakes Region In Africa

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This book examines the international factors such as enforced democracy and globalization that have affected the Great Lakes region of Africa. The horrendous consequences in terms of violence and human suffering of the events in this area have been exhibited in the media, however news coverage after 1994 was at times unreliable. This book takes a look at life since then, adopting an independent, and on occasion controversial perspective.

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Overview

This book examines the international factors such as enforced democracy and globalization that have affected the Great Lakes region of Africa. The horrendous consequences in terms of violence and human suffering of the events in this area have been exhibited in the media, however news coverage after 1994 was at times unreliable. This book takes a look at life since then, adopting an independent, and on occasion controversial perspective.

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  • ISBN-13: 9781403949509
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Publication date: 3/1/2006
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 260
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.75 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 1
1 Rwanda, ten years on : from genocide to dictatorship 15
2 Disconnecting the threads : Rwanda and the Holocaust reconsidered 48
3 The evolution and characteristics of poverty and inequality in Rwanda 71
4 Consociational democracy for Rwanda? 101
5 Regress, war and fragile recovery : the case of the DRCongo 125
6 The mining sector in Congo : the victim or the orphan of globalization? 152
7 Kivu and Ituri in the Congo War : the roots and nature of a linkage 190
8 War and the political economy of Kinshasa 223
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