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Conflict and Security in the Developing World
Since the end of World War II, there have been more intrastate than interstate conflicts—and most of the violent conflicts have occurred in the developing world. Many conflicts are over complex issues of governance and development while others have been over ethnicity, politics, religion, and other cultural issues. They have often resulted in fragile, uncoordinated, failing or collapsed states, and grave global security concerns prompting massive peacekeeping, peacebuilding, and other conflict transformation efforts. This series publishes works that expand our understanding of, and that propose possible solutions to, issues of conflicts and security in the developing world. The series conceives the “developing world” broadly as transitional societies and emerging markets in Africa, Asia, Latin America, the Caribbean, and Oceania. The series publishes works that are interdisciplinary and cross-cutting, that combine Western and local perspectives, and that employ a diversity of research methods, theories, and approaches. Examples of topics include youth vulnerability and exclusion, police and policing, terrorism, small arms, genocidal wars, drug and human trafficking, security sector reform, natural resource governance, faith and violence, democratization and governance, gender and development, regional organizations and peacebuilding, electoral issues, and indigenous conflict management mechanisms. These works may cut across the region or focus on a country or community.
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Resource Governance and Protracted Conflict in Nigeria’s Niger Delta: Understanding the Perceptions and Grievances of the People in Oil-Bearing Communities
JOHN B. IDAMKUE
Lexington Books • May 2021 • Monograph
Fighting in God's Name: Religion and Conflict in Local-Global Perspectives
AFE ADOGAME; OLUFUNKE ADEBOYE AND COREY L. WILLIAMS -
AFE ADOGAME; OLUFUNKE ADEBOYE;...
Lexington Books • November 2020 • Monograph
Atone: Religion, Conflict, and Reconciliation
BRANDON D. LUNDY; AKANMU G. ADEBAYO AND SHERRILL HAYES -
AKANMU G. ADEBAYO; SHERRILL...
Lexington Books • February 2018 • Monograph
Ghana Armed Forces in Lebanon and Liberia Peace Operations
EMMANUEL WEKEM KOTIA -
H. E. DR MOHAMED IBN CHAMBAS
Lexington Books • November 2016 • Monograph
Nationalism and Intra-State Conflicts in the Postcolonial World
FONKEM ACHANKENG I -
MOSES OCHONU -
ALI R. ABOOTALEBI; FONKEM ACH...
Lexington Books • September 2015 • Monograph
Indigenous Conflict Management Strategies in West Africa: Beyond Right and Wrong
BRANDON D. LUNDY; JESSE J. BENJAMIN AND JOSEPH KINGSLEY ADJEI -
AKANMU G. ADEBAYO; M...
Lexington Books • November 2014 • Monograph