Civil wars, child soldiers and post conflict peace building in West Africa
College Press & Publishers, Dec 30, 2003 - History - 225 pages
A study of conflict and post conflict reconstruction in West Africa discussing issues such as child soldiers, the dynamics of civil war, state and social disintegration, and multilateral agencies and post conflict peace. Sierra Leone and Liberia are studied in particular detail.
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Wars in West Africa
State Disintegration and Civil
Sierra Leone The Long Descent
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Abidjan Peace Accord Americo-Liberian Armed Conflict army atrocities Chad Charles Taylor child combatants child sol civil society civil wars civilian conflict peace building Cote d'lvoire countries cultural demobilization diers disarmament domestic ECOMOG economic ECOWAS elite especially ethnic ex-child soldiers ex-combatants external factors flict Foday Sankoh former child soldiers Freetown Furley global groups initial insurgency international community involved Kamajors killed Liberia and Sierra Liberian civil Lome LURD major Mano River Mano River Union ment military Momoh Monrovia Nigeria NPFL Peace Agreement peace building efforts peacekeeping percent phenomenon political post conflict post-conflict peace building post-trauma stress disorder post-war rebel reconstruction recruitment refugees regime region rehabilitation and reintegration Revolutionary United Front role Samuel Doe Sierra Leone Sierra Leonean social Soldiers in Liberia structural Third World tion trauma ULIMO-J UNAMSIL United Nations violence warring factions wars in Liberia West Africa