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Teens and Territory in 'Post-Conflict' Belfast: If Walls Could Talk

Madeleine Leonard

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780719096242
eISBN:
9781526128508
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096242.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This book provides a timely and necessary response to the neglect of the perceptions and experiences of young people growing up in ‘post conflict’ societies using Belfast as a case study. Despite a ... More


Children Born of War in the Twentieth Century

Sabine Lee

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526104588
eISBN:
9781526128461
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526104588.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

This book explores the integration of children born of war (CBOW) into post-conflict societies by investigating children fathered by foreign soldiers in several conflicts spanning much of the 20th ... More


HIV Exceptionalism: Development through Disease in Sierra Leone

Adia Benton

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816692422
eISBN:
9781452950693
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816692422.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

In 2002, Sierra Leone emerged from a decade long civil war. Seeking international attention and development aid, its government faced a dilemma. Though devastated by conflict, Sierra Leone had a low ... More


Forgiveness and Reconciliation in Jus Post Bellum

Andrew Rigby

in Just War Theory: A Reappraisal

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748620746
eISBN:
9780748672042
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748620746.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Until recently, just war theory has rarely, if ever, engaged with questions about what practices might be required to build the just peace for which a just war should have been waged. Most of the ... More


ICERD in the post-conflict landscape: towards a transitional justice role

Lydia A. Nkansah

in Fifty Years of the International Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Racial Discrimination: A Living Instrument

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781784993047
eISBN:
9781526132284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784993047.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The chapter highlights the potential of ICERD to contribute to the process of transitional justice in post-conflict societies. In particular it identifies truth commissions as having largely ignored ... More


The unburied victims of Kenya’s Mau Mau Rebellion: where and when does the violence end?

David M. Anderson and Paul J. Lane

in Human Remains in Society: Curation and Exhibition in the Aftermath of Genocide and Mass-Violence

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781526107381
eISBN:
9781526120694
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526107381.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter outlines the circumstances by which the bodies of over four hundred and fifty individuals killed during the Mau Mau insurgency in Kenya came to be deposited in the Osteology Department ... More


City centre: same city but a different place?

Madeleine Leonard

in Teens and Territory in 'Post-Conflict' Belfast: If Walls Could Talk

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780719096242
eISBN:
9781526128508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096242.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

Visually the city centre of Belfast epitomises Belfast’s status as a ‘post conflict’ city. How do young people from divided localities perceive, manage and negotiate their way through city centre ... More


Introduction

Mary Venner

in Donors, Technical Assistance and Public Administration in Kosovo

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781784992729
eISBN:
9781526115317
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992729.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The introductory chapter argues that the intervention in Kosovo was essentially, for most actors, a development assistance exercise. Understanding the theory and practice of development is therefore ... More


Introduction: HIV Exceptionalism in Sierra Leone: Christiana’s Story

Adia Benton

in HIV Exceptionalism: Development through Disease in Sierra Leone

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816692422
eISBN:
9781452950693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816692422.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

The book opens with a case study of a woman who died specifically from “not AIDS.” The argument of the book is primarily that the collection of HIV interventions that aim to mitigate the effects of ... More


The HIV Industry in Postwar Sierra Leone

Adia Benton

in HIV Exceptionalism: Development through Disease in Sierra Leone

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816692422
eISBN:
9781452950693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816692422.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

Chapter 1 describes the “topography” of HIV programming in Freetown and the range of theoretical and conceptual tools for developing a map of the program terrain and its key actors.


Exceptional Life, Exceptional Suffering: Enumerating HIV’s Truths

Adia Benton

in HIV Exceptionalism: Development through Disease in Sierra Leone

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816692422
eISBN:
9781452950693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816692422.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

Chapter 2 explains how ideas about Sierra Leone’s civil war and various accounting practice (techniques of enumeration and stories of suffering) are produced and circulated about the epidemic in ... More


The Imperative to Talk: Disclosure and Its Preoccupations

Adia Benton

in HIV Exceptionalism: Development through Disease in Sierra Leone

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816692422
eISBN:
9781452950693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816692422.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

Chapter 3 highlights practices of HIV disclosure and how it, as a global health norm, evokes and dovetails with local notions of secrecy, silence and concealment, an all-too-familiar and much ... More


Positive Living: Hierarchies of Visibility, Vulnerability, and Self-Reliance

Adia Benton

in HIV Exceptionalism: Development through Disease in Sierra Leone

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816692422
eISBN:
9781452950693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816692422.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

Chapter 4 focuses on institutional preoccupation with visibility and recognition for establishing hierarchies within HIV organizations and among HIV-positive people. Also describes how certain ... More


For Love of Country: Model Citizens, Good Governance, and the Nationalization of HIV

Adia Benton

in HIV Exceptionalism: Development through Disease in Sierra Leone

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816692422
eISBN:
9781452950693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816692422.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

In Chapter 5, I address some of the ways that global HIV/AIDS programming norms shape both the official performances of “good governance” and local expressions of political subjectivity among ... More


Conclusion: The Future of HIV Exceptionalism

Adia Benton

in HIV Exceptionalism: Development through Disease in Sierra Leone

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816692422
eISBN:
9781452950693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816692422.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

The findings in this book suggest the role that HIV care, treatment, and support are to play in future global health endeavors needs to be carefully considered—and its exceptional status ... More


Somewhere Between Green and Blue: A Special Police Unit in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Laura Thurmann

in Police in Africa: The Street Level View

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190676636
eISBN:
9780190872625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190676636.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Organizations

This chapter explores the ambivalent self-perception of the officers in a recently created special police unit in DR Congo. Even though the police reforms since 2009 have aimed at a demilitarized ... More


The Post-Mobutu Order and Politics After Liberation

Philip Roessler and Harry Verhoeven

in Why Comrades Go to War: Liberation Politics and the Outbreak of Africa's Deadliest Conflict

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190611354
eISBN:
9780190686581
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190611354.003.0007
Subject:
History, African History

This chapter tells the story of how the post-Mobutu order was consolidated. Kabila wasted no time in purging the Mobutist elite, circulating a revamped currency and building a new army under the ... More


The Unraveling: Internal and External Strains on the Alliance

Philip Roessler and Harry Verhoeven

in Why Comrades Go to War: Liberation Politics and the Outbreak of Africa's Deadliest Conflict

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190611354
eISBN:
9780190686581
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190611354.003.0009
Subject:
History, African History

This chapter explains how the surging discontent described in the previous chapter morphs into a full-blown crisis. The remarkable expression of elite accommodation between Laurent-Désiré Kabila, ... More


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