Traditional Cures for Modern Conflicts African Conflict "Medicine"

ISBN-10: 1555878768
ISBN-13: 9781555878764
Authors: I. William Zartman
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I. William Zartman is Professor (Emeritus) of The Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies at Johns Hopkins University.


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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Lynne Rienner Publishers Number of pages: 262 Dimensions: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall Weight: 1.100 lbs. Language: English

Table of contents

Introduction: African Traditional Conflict "Medicine"
Managing Conflict in Traditional African Societies
Social Relations and Peacekeeping Among the Igbo
Bases of Traditional Conflict Management Among the Buems of the Ghana-Togo Border
Conflict Prevention and Resolution Among the Fulbe
West Coast Diplomacy Among the Akan and Their Neighbors
Indigenous Processes of Conflict Resolution in Oromo Society
Reaching Out: A Dinka Principle of Conflict Management
Other Traditional Approaches to Reconciliation
Rituals of Forgiveness and Processes of Empowerment in Lebanon
Contrasts in Conflict Management in Cleveland and Palestine
Traditional Conflict Management in Africa and China
Applying Traditional Methods to Modern Conflict Management
Xhosa Practices of Ubuntu for South Africa
Traditional Conflict Management in Contemporary Somalia
Applying Traditional Methods to Modern Conflict: Possibilities and Limits
Conclusions: Changes in the New Order and the Place for the Old
The Contributors
About the Book