Introduction to Peace and Conflict Studies in West Africa: by Shedrack Gaya Best
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Number of Pages: 476
Binding: Paper Back
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Summary: Introduction to Peace and Conflict Studies in West Africa is a compilation of twenty-one papers detailing the views of leading scholars in peace and conflict studies, with a focus on West Africa. The book is divided into three parts. The first part delineates the basic theory and concepts involved in peace and conflict studies, from the African point of view. The second part is a critical analysis of conflict management styles around the globe. It describe conflict management styles like mediation, Islamic and African conflict intervention methods, peace education and peer mediation, The third part examines the peace and conflict studies. Topical issues like the effect of conflict on the environment, women and children are looked into. This section underscores the roles of ECOWAS, civil society, globalization and women in peace and conflict studies. Written by distinguish academics in Nigeria and the University for Peace with the coordination of the National Universities commission, this book will be of immense value to all those in peace and conflict studies and public policy. It should also be an invaluable guide for the newly introduced course, Peace and Conflict Resolution Studies (GST 222), in the Nigerian universities curriculum.