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War, Hunger, and Displacement: Volume 2
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War, Hunger, and Displacement: Volume 2

E. Wayne Nafziger, Frances Stewart, and Raimo Väyrynen

Abstract

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 there are many political analyses of these emergencies, this two-volume work is the first comprehensive study of the economic, social, and political roots of humanitarian emergencies, identifying early measures to prevent such disasters. The authors draw on a wide range of specialists on the political economy of war and on major conflicts to show the causes of conflict. This second volume provides d ... More

Keywords: civil wars, developing countries, human suffering, humanitarian emergencies, conflicts, Rwanda, Burundi, Congo, Afghanistan, Caucasus

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2000 Print ISBN-13: 9780198297406
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198297406.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

E. Wayne Nafziger, editor
Kansas State University

Frances Stewart, editor
Somerville College, Oxford

Raimo Väyrynen, editor
University of Notre Dame, Indiana

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