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Address by Former President Nelson Mandela: Delivered at the Independent International Commission on Kosovo's Final Seminar, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa, August 25, 2000

The Independent International Commission on Kosovo

in The Kosovo Report: Conflict, International Response, Lessons Learned

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199243099
eISBN:
9780191599538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199243093.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This section is the text of an address delivered by Nelson Mandela to the Kosovo Commission's final seminar. It focuses on Africa's need for international attention and assistance to fight gross ... More


Burundi

Matthias Basedau

in Elections in Africa: A Data Handbook

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296454
eISBN:
9780191600036
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296452.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Reference

This chapter on elections and electoral systems in Burundi follows the same format as all the other country chapters in the book. The first section is introductory and contains a historical overview, ... More


Dialogue With African States

Michael Banton

in International Action against Racial Discrimination

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198280613
eISBN:
9780191598760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198280610.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The collection of census data on the ethnic origin of the population poses political problems for many black African states. The discrimination that led towards genocide in Rwanda and Burundi was of ... More


East-Central Africa

COLIN NEWBURY

in Patrons, Clients, and Empire: Chieftaincy and Over-rule in Asia, Africa, and the Pacific

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199257812
eISBN:
9780191717864
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199257812.003.08
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

The kingdoms of East-Central Africa provide examples of patrimonial states utilized for the purposes of European over-rule. In societies where political clientage was ubiquitous, the Kingdom of ... More


Introduction: Reconstruction off track

Graciana del Castillo

in Rebuilding War-Torn States: The Challenge of Post-Conflict Economic Reconstruction

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199237739
eISBN:
9780191717239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237739.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, International

Iraq and Afghanistan are hardly alone in having to face failure in their transition to peace. Since the end of the Cold War, countries at low levels of development — ranging from Haiti to ... More


War, Hunger, and Displacement: Volume 2

E. Wayne Nafziger, Frances Stewart, and Raimo Väyrynen (eds)

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198297406
eISBN:
9780191685330
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198297406.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Since the end of the Cold War, the number of civil wars in developing countries has escalated to the point where they are the most significant source of human suffering in the world today. Although ... More


Burundi: The Long Sombre Shadow of Ethnic Instability

PATRICK D. GAFFNEY

in War, Hunger, and Displacement: Volume 2

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198297406
eISBN:
9780191685330
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198297406.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Burundi's crisis started back on October 21, 1993, by reason of a failed coup d'etat – an attack made by the military officers on the newly elected officials of the government. Due to this violence ... More


The Contemporary Peace Agreement

Christine Bell

in On the Law of Peace: Peace Agreements and the Lex Pacificatoria

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199226832
eISBN:
9780191710261
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226832.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter sets out a common substance to contemporary framework peace agreements. The centre-piece of peace agreements is the provision they make for the holding and exercising of political power. ... More


After Exit: The UN Peacebuilding Architecture

Richard Ponzio

in Exit Strategies and State Building

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199760114
eISBN:
9780199949991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199760114.003.0016
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the new UN peacebuilding architecture—the Peacebuilding Commission, Peacebuilding Fund, and Peacebuilding Support Office—in relation to the challenges faced by the termination ... More


Counting Civilian Casualties: An Introduction to Recording and Estimating Nonmilitary Deaths in Conflict

Taylor B. Seybolt, Jay D. Aronson, and Baruch Fischhoff (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199977307
eISBN:
9780199346172
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199977307.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Over the past century and a half, civilians in war have gone from having no particular rights to having legal protections that begin to rival those accorded to states. Counting Civilian Casualties ... More


Risk, Security, and Coping Mechanisms in Contexts of Violent Conflict: Evidence from Rwanda and Burundi

Philip Verwimp and Olivia D’Aoust

in A Micro-Level Perspective on the Dynamics of Conflict, Violence, and Development

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199664597
eISBN:
9780191749254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199664597.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Households in developing countries are exposed to a number of risks, including negative shocks to their health, nutrition, or income. These shocks can be related to poor living conditions or ... More


Collecting Data on Civilian Casualties: Scientific Challenges and Ethnographic Solutions

Meghan Foster Lynch

in Counting Civilian Casualties: An Introduction to Recording and Estimating Nonmilitary Deaths in Conflict

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199977307
eISBN:
9780199346172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199977307.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Based on evidence collected during 18 months of fieldwork in rural Burundi, this chapter argues that to obtain accurate information about sensitive issues, ethnography does better than surveys ... More


Burundi

Miriam J. Anderson

in Windows of Opportunity: How Women Seize Peace Negotiations for Political Change

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190239534
eISBN:
9780190239558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190239534.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

This chapter charts the formation of a women’s movement in Burundi following the outbreak of violence in 1993 which sought to end the armed conflict and to participate in the peace negotiations and ... More


The Puzzle and the Project

Laura J. Shepherd

in Gender, UN Peacebuilding, and the Politics of Space: Locating Legitimacy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780199982721
eISBN:
9780190699444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199982721.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter outlines the motivation for undertaking the research presented here, and offers an account of the contexts for the peacebuilding-related activities in which the United Nations is ... More


The Financial Sector in Burundi: An Investigation of Its Efficiency in Resource Mobilization and Allocation

Janvier D. Nkurunziza, Léonce Ndikumana, and Prime Nyamoya

in African Successes, Volume III: Modernization and Development

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226315720
eISBN:
9780226315867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226315867.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

We study the performance of the financial system in Burundi in mobilizing and allocating resources using a blend of methodological approaches drawing from: (1) industrial organization in examining ... More


Timber

Philippe Le Billon

in Wars of Plunder: Conflicts, Profits and the Politics of Resources

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199333462
eISBN:
9780190235673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199333462.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

There is considerable anecdotal evidence that insurgent groups opportunistically use forests as advantageous terrain for guerrilla warfare and as a source of finance, mostly through taxing logging ... More


The Implementation of “Integrated Approaches” in the UN System: Lessons from Tanzania and Burundi

James Milner

in Implementation and World Politics: How International Norms Change Practice

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780198712787
eISBN:
9780191781162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198712787.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the policy norm of integrated approaches within the UN system. Drawing on the results of fieldwork, the chapter examines efforts to realize integrated UN programs in Burundi and ... More


Diaspora Engagement Policies after Conflict: Burundi and Rwanda

Sonja Fransen and Melissa Siegel

in Adjusting to a World in Motion: Trends in Global Migration and Migration Policy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190211394
eISBN:
9780190270100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190211394.003.0017
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter compares the diaspora engagement initiatives of Rwanda and Burundi. Both nations recognize the potential of their diasporas, but they are at different stages of diaspora policy ... More


Windows of Opportunity: How Women Seize Peace Negotiations for Political Change

Miriam J. Anderson

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190239534
eISBN:
9780190239558
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190239534.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

This book illustrates how women’s advocacy groups seize peace negotiations to reconfigure their role in the state. Women’s groups overcome many challenges to gain access to peace talks and ensure ... More


The Margins of Perpetration Role-Shifting in Genocide

Kjell Anderson

in Perpetrators of International Crimes: Theories, Methods, and Evidence

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198829997
eISBN:
9780191868375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198829997.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Individual actors in genocide are often divided up into a trichotomy of perpetrators, victims, and bystanders. Such an approach may be misleading in understanding genocide, where actors often shift ... More


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