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The Archaeology and History of Slavery in South Sudan in the Nineteenth Century

PAUL LANE and DOUGLAS JOHNSON

in The Frontiers of the Ottoman World

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264423
eISBN:
9780191734793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264423.003.0026
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter presents a synopsis of the historical evidence concerning the expansion of slavery and the trade in ivory during the Turco-Egyptian era in the Sudan between 1820 and 1881, and a ... More


Violence and the contestation of the state after civil wars1

Jasmine-Kim Westendorf

in Violence and the State

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719097027
eISBN:
9781526103987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097027.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The proliferation of civil wars since the end of the Cold War and the rise of peace settlements as a way of ending them has given rise to a new phenomenon in nascent post-war states, namely pervasive ... More


Like Oil and Water, with a Match: Militarized Commerce, Armed Conflict, and Human Security in Sudan

Audrey Macklin

in Sites of Violence: Gender and Conflict Zones

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520230729
eISBN:
9780520937055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520230729.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter uses the case of the Canadian company, Talisman Energy Inc., which operated until recently in South Sudan, to examine the impact of global capital investment on human displacement. It ... More


Freeing Religion at the Birth of South Sudan

Noah Salomon

in Politics of Religious Freedom

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226248479
eISBN:
9780226248646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226248646.003.0028
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This essay discusses the law and politics of religious freedom in the recently created state of South Sudan. Christianity often serves as a proxy for national culture and marginalizes indigenous ... More


All Things Considered

John W. Lango

in The Ethics of Armed Conflict: A Cosmopolitan Just War Theory

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780748645756
eISBN:
9780748697182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748645756.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

To establish prospectively that a proposed military action would be just, we have the burden of proving, by clear and convincing evidence, that all of the core just war principles would be satisfied. ... More


Timing and Sequencing of Post-Conflict Reconstruction and Peacebuilding Efforts in South Sudan

David J. Francis

in Building Sustainable Peace: Timing and Sequencing of Post-Conflict Reconstruction and Peacebuilding

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198757276
eISBN:
9780191817212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198757276.003.0016
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

The civil war in South Sudan raises the all-too familiar problem of the crisis of state formation and nation-building in post-colonial Africa. Based on extensive field research in Sudan and South ... More


International Religious Freedom

Elizabeth Shakman Hurd

in Beyond Religious Freedom: The New Global Politics of Religion

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691166094
eISBN:
9781400873814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691166094.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter develops three interrelated claims about the politics of governing social difference through religious rights and freedoms. First, conceiving and governing social difference through ... More


Declarations of Independence in Civil Wars

Tanisha M. Fazal

in Wars of Law: Unintended Consequences in the Regulation of Armed Conflict

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781501719813
eISBN:
9781501719790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501719813.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter asks: why, given a rise in secessionism, are secessionists decreasingly likely to issue formal declarations of independence? The main argument of the chapter is that secessionists are ... More


Peacekeeping and the Arab World: India’s Rise and its Impact on UN Missions in Sudan

Zachariah Mampilly

in Land of Blue Helmets: The United Nations and the Arab World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520286931
eISBN:
9780520961982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520286931.003.0011
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter examines the impact of India's rise on United Nations peacekeeping missions in Sudan. Participation in peacekeeping has always been shaped by broader geopolitical trends. South Asian ... More


An Exilic Church: The Episcopal Church of South Sudan and Sudan, 1899–2014

Jesse A. Zink

in The Oxford History of Anglicanism, Volume V: Global Anglicanism, c. 1910-2000

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780199643011
eISBN:
9780191840111
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199643011.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Church History

The Episcopal Church of South Sudan and Sudan (ECSSS) has been shaped by the experience of exile. A half-century of Anglican mission by the Church Missionary Society produced a Church that was of ... More


Repatriation in the Twenty-First Century: Learning History’s Lessons?

Katy Long

in The Point of No Return: Refugees, Rights, and Repatriation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199673315
eISBN:
9780191756139
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199673315.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter considers the current political framing of refugee repatriation in the first decade of the twenty-first century. It focuses on recent attempts by the international community to establish ... More


Quo Vadis Sudan?: Sharī‘ah and Human Rights after the Secession of South Sudan

Markus Böckenförde

in Constitutionalism in Islamic Countries: Between Upheaval and Continuity

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199759880
eISBN:
9780190259921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199759880.003.0029
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter analyzes how South Sudan's Interim National Constitution (INC) has been designed to accommodate Sharīʻah and human rights with a specific focus on the freedom of religion. To gain a ... More


The Changing Dynamics of Chinese Oil and Gas Engagements in Africa

Cyril Obi

in China-Africa and an Economic Transformation

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780198830504
eISBN:
9780191868696
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198830504.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines the changing patterns of Chinese state oil corporations’ engagements with African petro-states through investments in the upstream and downstream oil and gas sectors, and their ... More


Introduction

Kathleen Gallagher Cunningham

in Inside the Politics of Self-Determination

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199364909
eISBN:
9780199364930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199364909.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter introduces the topic of self-determination politics. It provides a brief history of contemporary self-determination and its evolution in the international system. It also highlights a ... More


The Contribution of Human Rights to Protecting People in Conflict

Michael Keating and Richard Bennett

in Protection of Civilians

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780198729266
eISBN:
9780191796180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198729266.003.0017
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter examines the contribution of human rights to protecting people in conflict. The authors consider the link between human rights and the protection of civilians and describe human rights ... More


The Anthropological Lens: Rethinking E. E. Evans-Pritchard

Christopher Morton

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198812913
eISBN:
9780191850707
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198812913.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture, Sociology of Religion

Sir Edward Evan Evans-Pritchard (1902-1973) is widely considered the most influential British anthropologist of the twentieth century, known to generations of students for his seminal works on South ... More


Personal Narratives and the Creation of a Political Voice

Sean Akerman

in Words and Wounds: Narratives of Exile

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190851712
eISBN:
9780190851743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190851712.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Chapter 3 focuses on voice—in particular, how personal narratives become embedded in a political voice for many exiled groups. The author illustrates this tangled relationship in his fieldwork and ... More


Proverbs and Ecclesiastes: The Poetry of the Ordinary—Proverbs and Ecclesiastes

Ellen F. Davis

in Opening Israel's Scriptures

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190260545
eISBN:
9780190260583
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190260545.003.0034
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

These books of so-called wisdom literature keep a low theological profile, attending to the practical and immediate aspects of everyday life. Proverbial sayings are community property, a form of ... More


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