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Protecting Human Security in Africa
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Protecting Human Security in Africa

Ademola Abass

Abstract

This book discusses some of the most potent threats to human security in Africa. It deals especially with those threats to the security of African people which are least understood or explored. In themes varying from corruption, the proliferation of small arms and light weapons, food security, the devastation of internal displacement in Africa, the link between natural resources and human security, to the problems of forced labour, threats to women's security, and environmental security, the book examines the legal and policy challenges of protecting human security in Africa. This book also an ... More

Keywords: Africa, human security, corruption, small arms, light weapons, food security, internal displacement, natural resources, forced labour, women's security

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2010 Print ISBN-13: 9780199578986
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199578986.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Ademola Abass, editor
Professor of International Law & Organizations, Brunel University

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Contents

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I Of Certain Threats to Human Security in Africa

2 Food Security in Africa

Opeoluwa Badaru

II Regional Institutions and Mechanisms

III Conclusion

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