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Issue 1

ISSN: 215-2448

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Highlights: American Policymaking and intervention, Sierra Leone, Institutional Agenda Setting, Rehabilitation of Ex-Slaves and Former Child Soldiers, Sudan, Postage Stamps, Burkina Faso, Darfur, Moralism


A Question of Intervention: American Policymaking in Sierra Leone and the Power of Institutional Agenda Setting
Christopher Cook  |  Abstract  |  PDF (1-33)

Comparative Perspectives on the Rehabilitation of Ex-Slaves and Former Child Soldiers with Special Reference to Sudan
Randall Fegley  |  Abstract  |  PDF (35-69)

Official Representations of the Nation: Comparing the Postage Stamps of Sudan and Burkina Faso
Michael Kevane  |  Abstract  |  PDF (71-94)

At Issue

An Interest in Intervention: A Moral Argument for Darfur
Christy Mawdsley  |  Excerpt  |  PDF (95-105)

Book Reviews

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Telling the Truths: Truth Telling and Peace Building in Post-Conflict Societies. Tristan Anne Borer, ed. Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press, 2006. 328 pp.
Mark Davidheiser  |  PDF (107-108)

Darfur: The Ambiguous Genocide. Gérard Prunier. Ithaca, New York: Cornell University Press, 2007. 236 pp.
Wendy De Bondt  |  PDF (108-109)

Theatres of Struggle and the End of Apartheid. Belinda Bozzoli. Athens, OH: Ohio University Press, 2004. 208 pp.
Kenly Greer Fenio  |  PDF (110-111)

Reconstructing the Nation in Africa: The Politics of Nationalism in Ghana. Michael Amoah. London: Tauris Academic Studies, 2007. 248 pp.
Heidi G. Frontani and Kristine Silvestri  |  PDF (111-113)

Gallery Bundu: A Story about an African Past. Paul Stoller. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2005. 176 pp.
Abdourahmane Idrissa  |  PDF (113-115)

Philosophical Perspectives on Communalism and Morality in African Traditions. Polycarp Ikuenobe. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2006. 329 pp.
F. Ochieng’-Odhiambo  |  PDF (115-117)

History Making and Present Day Politics: The Meaning of Collective Memory in South Africa. Hans Erik Stolten, ed. Uppsala: Nordiska Afrikainstitutet. 2007. 376 pp.
Robert Shanafelt  |  PDF (117-119)

Fighting the Slave Trade: West African Strategies. Sylviane A. Diouf, ed.  Athens, OH: Ohio University Press, 2003. 242 pp.
Michele L. Simms-Burton  |  PDF (119-121)

West African Literatures: Ways of Reading. Stephanie Newell. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006. 288 pp.
Alioune Sow  |  PDF (121-122)