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African Union Addressing the Challenges of Peace, Security, and Governance

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ISBN-10: 1138790400

ISBN-13: 9781138790407

Edition: 2nd 2016 (Revised)

Authors: Samuel M. Makinda, F. Wafula Okumu, David Mickler

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Fully revised and updated, the second edition of The African Union continues to offer the most comprehensive overview of the work of the African Union (AU), with special emphasis on its capacity to meet the challenges of building and sustaining governance institutions and security mechanisms. This new edition seeks to: Re-examine the African Union at the historic moment of the golden jubilee of the OAU, its predecessor. It examines the AU's efforts in its first decade, points out some of the organization's weaknesses, and posits options for addressing more effectively the challenges of peace, security, and governance in coming years. Critically review several arrangements and…    
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Book details

Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2016
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Group
Publication date: 7/6/2015
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 236
Size: 5.40" wide x 8.40" long x 0.60" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

David Mickler is a Lecturer in International Relations in the School of Social and Political Sciences at the University of Melbourne and also Deputy Director of the Master of International Relations program. He primarily teaches international and regional security, and Australian foreign policy. He has written on the response of the UN and African Union to the crisis in Darfur, Sudan, and on the concept of human security in recent Australian foreign policy towards Africa, and has undertaken fieldwork at the African Union in Ethiopia. His current research is on regional security governance in Africa. Tanya Lyons is the President of the African Studies Association of Australasia and the…