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Contemporary Africa and the foreseeable world order / edited by Francis Onditi, Gilad Ben-Nun, Cristina D'Alessandro, and Zach Levey ; foreword by Abu Bah.

Publication:
Lanham, Maryland : Lexington Books, [2019] , ©2019
Format/Description:
Book
xx, 436 pages ; 24 cm
Subjects:
Globalization -- Africa.
Diplomatic relations.
Economic history.
Globalization.
International economic integration.
Politics and government.
Africa -- Foreign relations -- 21st century.
Africa -- Politics and government -- 21st century.
Africa -- Economic conditions -- 21st century.
Africa -- Economic integration.
Africa.
Summary:
Contemporary Africa and the Foreseeable World Order brings together rich and diverse contributions from seasoned scholars from around the globe. Anchored in a wide array of disciplinary perspectives, the contributors explore the interesting and complex dynamics at play in Africa's interactions with the rest of the world--Provided by publisher.
Contents:
Foreword / Abu Bah
Preface: Accolade to Professor P. G. Okoth: an icon in international relations and diplomatic history / Edmond Were and Francis Onditi
Introduction: Contemporary Africa and the foreseeable world order / Francis Onditi, Gilad Ben-Nun, Cristina D'Alessandro, and Zach Levey
Rethinking the new world order and its implications for Africa / Tom Ondicho
Africa and the remaking of global order / Tim Murithi
Toward a new peace and security agenda : contributions from Pan Africanism / Cheryl Hendricks
The AU's new funding mechanisms : self-financing at last? / Kasaija Apuuli
Can the African Union innovate in conflict prevention? Evidence from mediation and preventing and countering violent extremism / Adriana Erthal Abdenur and Giovanna Kuele
Antidotes to extremism : Africa's refugee hospitality paradigm / Gilad Ben-Nun
Relational African values between nations : bringing communion to the global order / Thaddeus Metz
Between atavism and modernity : Sub-Saharan Africa's strained relationship with constitutionalism / Tom Syring
Another round of plunder? China, Africa, and international politics through the lens of the Mugabe government, ca. 2000 to 2016 / Wesley Mwatwara and Ushehwedu Kufakurinani
How "organized hypocrisy" within the standby force is pulling African institutions from the global influence / Francis Onditi
Balance of power and the 2017 African Union commission elections / Kizito Sabala
Hydropolitics of resource exploration in eastern Africa / Edmond Were
Politics of oil in eastern Africa : does it present another geopolitical pivot? / Paul Opondo
State-led development in Ethiopia : a failing legacy or an existential threat to the nation? / Frew Yirgalem
Regime construction and sustainable stability in the Nile Basin : the East African community multilateral diplomacy in a theoretical context / Korwa Adar and Mercy Kaburu
The future of Kiswahili is bright : the potential of East Africa's lingua franca in the emerging world order / Ken Walibora
Kenya's national security and international refugee law in the dynamic world order / Ken Oluoch
Can "African centered journalism" contain the terror threats in the new world order? / Fredrick Ogenga
African foreign policy making in the African Union : peace and security / Solomon Dersso
Kenya's foreign policy (2013-2017) and African renaissance / Rosemary Anyona
The making of "gender diplomacy" as a foreign policy pillar in Kenya and Namibia / Francis Onditi
Conclusion: Contemporary Africa and the foreseeable world order / Francis Onditi, Gilad Ben-Nun, Cristina D'Alessandro, and Zach Levey.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Onditi, Francis, 1981- editor.
Ben-Nun, Gilad, editor.
D'Alessandro, Cristina, editor.
Levey, Zach, editor.
Bah, Abu Bakarr, 1969- writer of foreword.
Other format:
Online version: Contemporary Africa and the foreseeable world order
ISBN:
9781498598101
1498598102
9781498598118 (ePub ebook)
OCLC:
1084630470
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