New directions for African security

Toni Haastrup, Hylke Dijkstra

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Abstract

African security, particularly conflict-related political violence, is a key concern in international relations. This forum seeks to advance existing research agendas by addressing four key themes: domestic politics and peacekeeping; security sector reform programs; peace enforcement; and the protection of civilians. Each of the articles in this forum makes a case for analyzing African agency when it comes to African security. As a way of introduction, this short article sets out the main debates and concludes by providing further directions for future research.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)102-108
Number of pages7
JournalContemporary Security Policy
Volume38
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 6 Mar 2017

Keywords

  • Africa
  • security
  • peacekeeping
  • security sector reform
  • civilian protection
  • peace enforcement
  • PEACE ENFORCEMENT
  • SMALL ARMS
  • STABILITY

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