ISBN 9789782194275
Pages 236
Dimensions 216 x 140 mm
Published 2003
Publisher College Press Publishers, Nigeria
Format Paperback

Civil Wars, Child Soldiers and Post Conflict Peace Building in West Africa

edited by Sesay, Amadu

A study of conflict and post conflict reconstruction in West Africa discussing issues such as child soldiers, the dynamics of civil war, state and social disintegration, and multilateral agencies and post conflict peace. Sierra Leone and Liberia are studied in particular detail.
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About the Editor

Sesay, Amadu

Amadu Sesay, Professor of International Relations at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria, attended the London School of Economics and Political Science. He was Director of the CODESRIA Child and Youth Institute in 2003; Claude Ake Visiting Professor, Department of Peace and Conflict Research, University of Uppsala, 2005; and Visiting Professor, Centre d’Etudes Afrique Noire, Bordeaux, October-November 2006. Professor Sesay headed the Department of International Relations, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria, from July 2000 to August 2006. His research interests include African politics, security and conflict studies and he has authored several books, monographs, book chapters and journal articles in these areas. His most recent publications are: Small Arms and Light Weapons Proliferation and Collection in the Niger Delta, Nigeria (2006), edited with Antonia Simbine, and Does One Size Fit All? The Sierra Leone Truth and Reconciliation Commission Revisited (Nordic Africa Institute 2007).

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