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  1. Extraterritoriality and International Human Rights Law

    The Spatial Reach of African Human Rights Treaties

    By Takele Soboka Bulto

    Series: Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

    The overall structure of international human rights law has generally been understood as a regime that is designed in such a way as to protect individuals and groups against abusive domestic state power. The initial stages of the development of international human rights law focused on limiting the...

    Published June 30th 2015 by Routledge

  2. International Law and Boundary Disputes in Africa

    By Gbenga Oduntan

    Series: Routledge Research in International Law

    Africa has experienced a number of territorial disputes over land and maritime boundaries, due in part to its colonial and post-colonial history. This book explores the legal, political, and historical nature of disputes over territory in the African continent, and critiques the content and...

    Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Securing Sierra Leone, 1997–2013

    Defence, Diplomacy and Development in Action

    By Peter Albrecht, Paul Jackson

    Series: Whitehall Papers

    Between 1991 and 2002, Sierra Leone was wracked by a devastating civil war and the complete collapse of state institutions. Since then, however, the UK’s contribution to post-war reconstruction has been widely held up as an example of successful stabilisation and state-building – particularly of...

    Published June 11th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Nationalism, Law and Statelessness

    Grand Illusions in the Horn of Africa

    By John R. Campbell

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

    In 1998 a bloody war erupted in The Horn of Africa between Ethiopia and Eritrea. During the war Ethiopia arrested and expelled 70,000 of its citizens, and stripped another 50,000-plus of their citzenship on the basis of their presumed ethnicity. Nationalism, Law and Statelessness: Grand Illusions...

    Published June 9th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Pathways to Judicial Power in Transitional States

    Perspectives from African Courts

    By Rachel Ellett

    This book examines the complex relationship that exists between the construction of judicial power, and the institutional characteristics of the courts and their regime setting. It examines the intriguing connection between the construction of judicial power on the one hand, and the institutional...

    Published June 9th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Moral Responsibility, Statecraft and Humanitarian Intervention

    The US Response to Rwanda, Darfur, and Libya

    By Cathinka Vik

    Series: Global Politics and the Responsibility to Protect

    This book explores the moral complexity of statecraft in the context of decision-making on armed intervention in the post-Cold War era. This book adds to the debate on humanitarian intervention by analyzing the moral complexity of statecraft when confronted with situations of severe human rights...

    Published May 26th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Real Governance and Practical Norms in Sub-Saharan Africa

    The game of the rules

    Edited by Tom De Herdt, Jean-Pierre OLIVIER de SARDAN

    Series: Routledge Studies in African Politics and International Relations

    Although international development discourse considers the state as a crucial development actor, there remains a significant discrepancy between the official norms of the state and public services and the actual practices of political elites and civil servants. This text interrogates the variety of...

    Published May 8th 2015 by Routledge

  8. The Global Political Economy of Trade Protectionism and Liberalization

    Trade Reform and Economic Adjustment in Textiles and Clothing

    By Tony Heron

    Series: RIPE Series in Global Political Economy

    Given the widely-accepted premise that free trade is the best means of maximising overall societal welfare, why has it proven so difficult to achieve in certain industries? This book tackles arguably the most perennial and deep-rooted of all questions in political economy, and questions the...

    Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  9. West Africa and the U.S. War on Terror

    Edited by George Klay Kieh, Kelechi Kalu

    Series: Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

    Since the terrorist attacks on the American homeland on September 11, 2001, fighting the menace has become the frontier issue on the U.S.’ national security agenda. In the case of the African Continent, the United States has, and continues to accord major attention to the West African sub-region....

    Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Militancy and Violence in West Africa

    Religion, politics and radicalisation

    Edited by James Gow, Funmi Olonisakin, Ernst Dijxhoorn

    Series: Contemporary Security Studies

    This volume provides a systematic and cross-regional analysis of radicalisation, militancy and violence in West Africa. Concern about terrorism in, or from, West Africa, has been recognised in academic research, and the adoption of militarised approaches to addressing it questioned. However, the...

    Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge