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Browsing All IDRC / CRDI Research Outputs by Author "Abdalla, Amr"

Browsing All IDRC / CRDI Research Outputs by Author "Abdalla, Amr"

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  • Abdalla, Amr; Karbo, Tony; Murithi, Tim (University for Peace Africa Programme, Addis Ababa, ET, 2009-06)
    Liberal peace theories prescribe electoral democracy and the free market as panaceas for all postconflict states, irrespective of a society’s ability to cope with the inherent competitiveness of ‘democracy’ and the markets. ...
  • Abdalla, Amr; Karbo, Tony; Allen Nan, Susan (University for Peace Africa Programme, Addis Ababa, ET, 2009-12)
    In conflict systems, lasting social change depends on a host of dynamics. No one approach by itself holds the solution to protracted conflict: education and youth programs are only possible where human security supports ...
  • Abdalla, Amr; Karbo, Tony; Nelson, Catherine (University for Peace Africa Programme, Addis Ababa, ET, 2010-06)
    Conflicts funded by lootable natural resources complicate the political economy of war, and transitions to peace. Globalization has provided an outlet for the sale of illicitly obtained local resources by state and non-state ...
  • Abdalla, Amr; Karbo, Tony; Nelson, Catherine (University for Peace Africa Programme, Addis Ababa, ET, 2010-12)
    In the wake of violence, many questions remain concerning what can be done to build peace: What are the dynamics of conflict in a given African context? Why are youths at the forefront of violence in countries across the ...
  • Abdalla, Amr; Karbo, Tony; Ngabirano, Maximiano (University for Peace Africa Programme, Addis Ababa, ET, 2011-06)
    Two sets of standards are often applied to Africa: in one, the international community takes decisive action when there is sufficient geo-political interest in a state, and in the other, the international community remains ...
  • Abdalla, Amr; Karbo, Tony; Ngoma, Naison (University for Peace Africa Programme, Addis Ababa, ET, 2011-12)
    Demands upon peacebuilding related to the following topics are explored: where faith-based organizations have played a prominent role in such countries as the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and Liberia; considering ...
  • Abdalla, Amr; Karbo, Tony; Matlosa, Khabele (University for Peace Africa Programme, Addis Ababa, ET, 2012-06)
    The interface between democracy and development remains a heated subject in the policy and academic discourses in Africa. Where nation building has taken place via the expediency and capital of developmentalism, issues of ...
  • Abdalla, Amr; Karbo, Tony; Yarwood, Janette (University for Peace Africa Programme, Addis Ababa, ET, 2012-12)
    This edition looks at governance from different perspectives: identity and nationalist movements in Cameroon; the ‘hegemonic presidency’ in Liberia and the challenges to rebuilding a shattered state; forthcoming general ...