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Chad

Manuela Römer

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:
10.1093/0198296452.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Reference

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


Mencius as Consequentialist

Manyul Im

in Ethics in Early China: An Anthology

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789888028931
eISBN:
9789882209800
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028931.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter lays out the reasons for trying to understand Mencius by attributing a consequentialist moral theory to him. This is meant in part as an oblique criticism of readings on which he is ... More


No Need for Hemlock: Mencius's Defense of Tradition

Franklin Perkins

in Ethics in Early China: An Anthology

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789888028931
eISBN:
9789882209800
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028931.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines the problematic intersection between reliance on tradition and demands for justification, particularly the implications of this tension for the meaning of philosophy. It ... More


Chad’s political violence at 50: bullets, ballots and bases

David Styan

in Francophone Africa at fifty

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780719089305
eISBN:
9781526135858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089305.003.0016
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

David Styan interprets the evolution of political violence in Chad between independence in 1960 and its fifty-year anniversary of 2010. Styan first looks at the successive phases of military rule and ... More


Identity conflict

Stephen Emerson and Hussein Solomon

in African security in the twenty-first century: Challenges and opportunities

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526122735
eISBN:
9781526136190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526122735.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

A basic feature of the universal human condition is the need to find commonality with others and form larger associations at the individual, group, and community level. This is at the heart of the ... More


Reform in Context III: Chad, Sudan, Ethiopia, Somalia

Roman Loimeier

in Islamic Reform in Twentieth-Century Africa

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780748695430
eISBN:
9781474427050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748695430.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter departs from both preceding as well as following chapters in so far as it does focus on four local contexts, namely Chad, Sudan, Ethiopia and Somalia. These case studies serve to ... More


Multistakeholder Governance and the Private Sector

Brain Levy

in Working with the Grain: Integrating Governance and Growth in Development Strategies

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199363803
eISBN:
9780199363834
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199363803.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Chapter 10 explores the potential of multistakeholder initiatives to address three familiar challenges of private-sector development in settings where the background politics and institutions needed ... More


Understanding Distributions of Chadic Languages: Archaeological Perspectives

Scott MacEachern

in Tracing Language Movement in Africa

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780190657543
eISBN:
9780190657574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190657543.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

The distribution of Chadic languages in Africa is extremely diverse, including the widely dispersed Hausa language, the more restricted Central Chadic languages in the southern Lake Chad Basin, and ... More


Rebels’ Selection Model

Belgin San-Akca

in States in Disguise: Causes of State Support for Rebel Groups

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780190250881
eISBN:
9780190250911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190250881.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

This chapter presents empirical findings about the Rebels’ Selection Model and de facto support by state supporters. Beginning with a brief case study of Chad and the rebel groups located there, such ... More


The War in Libya: The Political Rationale for France

François Heisbourg

in Political Rationale and International Consequences of the War in Libya

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780198767480
eISBN:
9780191821479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198767480.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Without France’s political initiative, diplomatic activity, and military engagement, it is arguable that the war in Libya would not have taken place. France’s decision to promote and lead ... More


Cows and the sharīʿah in the Abéché Customary Court (Eastern Chad)

Judith Scheele

in Legalism: Property and Ownership

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198813415
eISBN:
9780191851704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198813415.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Legal History

The records of the sharīʿah court in Abéché in eastern Chad span the twentieth century. While the legal notion of property used by the court is Islamic and thus not seen to be problematic, the ... More


European Involvement in United Nations Peacekeeping

Richard Gowan

in The Handbook of European Defence Policies and Armed Forces

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198790501
eISBN:
9780191831737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198790501.003.0050
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

European soldiers played a major part in United Nations peacekeeping during the cold war, and were heavily involved in missions in the Balkans and Africa in the early 1990s. The disasters of Rwanda ... More


Libya’s Tebu: Living in the Margins

Rebecca Murray

in The Libyan Revolution and its Aftermath

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190210960
eISBN:
9780190492151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190210960.003.0014
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter focuses on Libya’s Tebu community during Libya’s 2011 revolution. Told mainly through the voices of Tebu military and civil leaders, it describes Tebu origins and livelihood, their ... More


Beyond the Aid Industry: Diasporas as Catalysts for Reform in the Developing World

Jennifer M. Brinkerhoff

in Institutional Reform and Diaspora Entrepreneurs: The In-Between Advantage

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190278229
eISBN:
9780190278250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190278229.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

The introductory chapter, discusses the imperatives to investigate how to promote sustained development progress through institutional reform and to explore diasporans’ potential as institutional ... More


Political Reform and Good Governance in Chad

Jennifer M. Brinkerhoff

in Institutional Reform and Diaspora Entrepreneurs: The In-Between Advantage

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190278229
eISBN:
9780190278250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190278229.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Chapter 7 addresses the most challenging of institutional reforms: political. It examines the efforts of Djimé Adoum, first, to promote peace and good governance through regime reform largely from ... More


In Praise of Disorder: Breaking the Rules in Northern Chad

Judith Scheele

in Legalism: Rules and Categories

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780198753810
eISBN:
9780191815454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198753810.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Legal History

The Tubu of northern Chad have long been described as ‘anarchic’, in colonial sources and the (scarce) academic literature. They have maintained this reputation until the present day, among outsiders ... More


Boko Haram State (2013–2015)

Michael Nwankpa and Abubakar Shekau

in The Boko Haram Reader: From Nigerian Preachers to the Islamic State

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190908300
eISBN:
9780190943189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190908300.003.0081
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter provides a detailed account of Boko Haram’s ambitious attempt at establishing an Islamic caliphate in captured territories across the northern states of Borno, Yobe and Adamawa. It shows ... More


Between the ‘Kanuri’ and Others: Giving a Face to a Jihad with neither Borders nor Tribes in the Lake chad Basin

Claude Mbowou

in Tribes and Global Jihadism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190864545
eISBN:
9780190943271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190864545.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

One of the common explanations for the expansion of Boko Haram in Lake Chad Basin is to consider that it has been fostered by the links between the jihadist movement and Kanuris. Indeed, the area of ... More


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