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Commanders for good and bad : alternative post-war reconstruction and ex-commanders in Liberia
Report; report; text, Created By Nordic Africa Institute Created By Utas, Mats; Themnér, Anders; Lindberg, Emy and Published By Nordiska Afrikainstitutet, Conflict, Displacement and Transformation; Nordiska Afrikainstitutet, Conflict, Displacement and Transformation; Nordiska Afrikainstitutet, Conflict, Displacement and Transformation; Uppsala published in 2014
Contrary to the general conviction, collaboration with ex-commanders and their informal networks can actually promote postwar stability. When former generals are integrated into the post-conflict societal structure as brokers of socioeconomic service and mediators between governing elites and former combatants, they can help to provide security and stability. In the case of Liberia their direct access to ex-combatants makes them suitable for distributing jobs, money, food, scholarships and other resources.
Illicit Flows and African Security
Collection (editor); book; text, Created By Eriksson, Mikael; Lindberg, Emy; Utas, Mats; Nordic Africa Institute and Published By Uppsala, Sweden published in 2014
War in Mali : Background study and annotated bibliography. July 2012 - March 2013
Report; report; text, Created By Nordic Africa Institute Created By Lindberg, Emy and Published By Nordiska Afrikainstitutet, Conflict, Displacement and Transformation published in 2013
Not long ago, Mali was considered a beacon of stability and a model of democratic evolution in West Africa. The country then experienced a military coup in the capital in March 2012, followed by the usual post-coup volatility and uncertainty. In the immediate aftermath of the coup, armed insurgents swiftly took over half the country. It did not take long to dismantle a country that on the paper appeared to be functioning, stable and democratic. French troops intervened in the conflict in the north. Yet even if this intervention put a...
Youth and the labour market in Liberia : on history, state structures and spheres of informalities
Report; report; text, Created By Nordic Africa Institute Created By Lindberg, Emy and Published By Nordiska Afrikainstitutet, Conflict, Displacement and Transformation; Uppsala published in 2014
This study explores the historical development of the Liberian labor market with a particular focus on young men and women. It asks, what constitutes and shapes the Liberian labour market? By looking at labour mobilization and the structure of the (in)formal labour market – both in peace and war – our understanding of the contemporary Liberian labour marketis substantially enhanced. The study finds that there are many recurring patterns of labor migration, labor mobilization and distribution that have existed in the Liberian pre-war, war and post-war settin...
Youth and the labour market in Liberia : on history, state structures and spheres of informalities
Book/Monograph, Created By Lindberg, Emy and Published By Nordiska Afrikainstitutet in English language
This study explores the historical development of the Liberian labor market with a particular focus on young men and women. It asks, what constitutes and shapes the Liberian labour market? By looking at labour mobilization and the structure of the (in)formal labour market - both in peace and war - our understanding of the contemporary Liberian labour market is substantially enhanced. The study finds that there are many recurring patterns of labor migration, labor mobilization and distribution that have existed in the Liberian pre-war, war and post-war ...
Youth and the labour market in Liberia: on history, state structures and spheres of informalities
Book/Monograph, Created By Lindberg, Emy and Published By Nordiska Afrikainstitutet in English language
This study explores the historical development of the Liberian labor market with a particular focus on young men and women. It asks, what constitutes and shapes the Liberian labour market? By looking at labour mobilization and the structure of the (in)formal labour market – both in peace and war – our understanding of the contemporary Liberian labour marketis substantially enhanced. The study finds that there are many recurring patterns of labor migration, labor mobilization and distribution that have existed in the Liberian pre-war, war and post-war settin...