Cover of: Undercurrents of ethnic conflicts in Kenya | John O. Oucho

Undercurrents of ethnic conflicts in Kenya

Published by Brill in Leiden, Boston .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Machine generated contents note: PART ONE
1 Ethnic Conflicts in Africa: Evidence and Conceptual
1.1 Definitions and Elaboration of Ethnicity
1.2 Definition of Conflict
1.3 Bases and Application of Conflict Theory and
Motives to the Kenyan Case
1.4 Ethnic Conflicts and the Nature of Ethno-Politics
1.5 Ethnic Conflicts in Africa: Evidence and Forces at Play
1.6 The Nature of Conflicts in Sub-Saharan Africa by 1998
1.7 A Conceptual Framework for Analysing Determinants of Conflict
2 Kenyan Society: Historical and Social Background
2.1 Kenya: A Land of Contrasts
2.2 Classification of Kenyan Peoples
2.3 Coterminous Administrative and Ethnic Boundaries
2.4 Ethnic Clashes and Ethnic Cleansing
3 Population and Ethnic Arithmetic
3.1 Perspectives of Rapid Population Growth in
Conflict-Predisposing Circumstances
3.2 Population Growth and Ethnic Arithmetic in Kenya, 1969-1989
3.3 Ethnic Structure, Growth and Distribution
3.4 The Question of Numbers and Resource Allocation
3.5 Population, Ethnicity and Politics
3.6 Kikuyu Hegemony and Ethnocentrism
4 Evidence and Pattern of Ethnic Conflicts in Kenya
4.1 Political Alignments Immediately Before Ethnic
Conflicts of the Early 1990s
4.2 Media Coverage of Ethnic Clashes, 1991-1995
4.3 The Conflict Areas
4.4 Was There a Pattern or Mosaic of Ethnic Conflict?
4.5 Chronology of Ethnic Conflict, 1991-1995
4.6 Was Ethnic Conflict of 1991-1993 Spontaneous or
Politically Instigated?
5 Exogenous Determinants of Conflict
5.1 Colonial Background
5.2 Independent Governance
5.3 World Economic/Political Order
5.4 Regional Political Instability
6 National Historical, Political and Demographic Circumstances
6.1 Geo-Political Factors
6.2 Politically Oriented/Historical Factors
6.3 State Intervention
6.4 Other Plausible Factors
6.5 Spatial Distribution of Population, Internal Migration
and Urbanisation
7 The Land Settlement Programme: A Recipe for Ethnic Conflict?
7.1 Land: Implications of Its Alienation and Settlement
7.2 Land Alienation and Its Implications
7.3 Land Settlement and Its Perpetuation of "Divide and Rule"
7.4 The Land Settlement Programme: A Recipe for Ethnic Conflicts?
8 Consequences of Conflict
8.1 A Conceptual Framework for the Consequences of Conflict
8.2 Consequences for Displaced Population and Demographic Processes
8.3 National/Societal Economic Consequences
8.4 Political Consequences
8.5 Social Consequences
9 Post-Conflict environment: The Search for Durable Solutions
9.1 Conflict Resolution: Theory, Research and Practice
9.2 National Healing of Wounds and Coverage of Scars
9.3 Operating at Different Wavelengths: Human Rights Watch and UNDP
9.4 Conflict Resolution Options Worth Trying Out
9.5 Tips for Stakeholders in Conflict Resolution
A Nature and Scope of Conflicts in Selected SSA Countries
by Sub-Region, Year and Main Causes
B Conflict-induced Internal Displacement in Selected African
Countries, 1997/8
C Adoption of UN Guiding Principles on Internal

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [209]-215) and index.

Series African social studies series,, v. 3


Dewey Decimal Class 305.8/0096762
Library of Congress DT433.542 .O93 2002

The Physical Object

Pagination xxi, 238 p. :
Number of pages 238

ID Numbers

Open Library OL3558319M
ISBN 10 9004124594
LC Control Number 2002018942
Goodreads 440154

No ebook available.

Prefer the physical book? Check nearby libraries powered by WorldCat

Buy this book

History Created April 1, 2008 · 5 revisions Download catalog record: RDF / JSON / OPDS

April 16, 2010 Edited by bgimpertBot Added goodreads ID.
April 14, 2010 Edited by Open Library Bot Linked existing covers to the edition.
December 12, 2009 Edited by WorkBot link works
October 30, 2008 Edited by ImportBot add URIs from original MARC record
April 1, 2008 Created by an anonymous user Initial record created, from Scriblio MARC record.