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Failure to Prevent Gross Human Rights Violations in Darfur

Warnings to and Responses by International Decision Makers (2003 – 2005)

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Fred Grünfeld and Wessel N. Vermeulen

The book looks at the role of states and international organisations in their attempts to prevent the genocide in Darfur (2003-2005); from early warning to limited action in the field of humanitarian assistance, mediation, sanctions and peace-keeping. The book uses several theories to explain how decision-making led to the (absence) of international responses.

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Fred Grünfeld, Wessel N. Vermeulen and Jasper Krommendijk

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Fred Grünfeld, Wessel N. Vermeulen and Jasper Krommendijk

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Fred Grünfeld, Wessel N. Vermeulen and Jasper Krommendijk

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Fred Grünfeld, Wessel N. Vermeulen and Jasper Krommendijk

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Fred Grünfeld, Wessel N. Vermeulen and Jasper Krommendijk

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Fred Grünfeld, Wessel N. Vermeulen and Jasper Krommendijk

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Fred Grünfeld, Wessel N. Vermeulen and Jasper Krommendijk

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Fred Grünfeld, Wessel N. Vermeulen and Jasper Krommendijk

Africa for Sale?

Positioning the State, Land and Society in Foreign Large-Scale Land Acquisitions in Africa

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Edited by Sandra Evers, Caroline Seagle and Froukje Krijtenburg

The past several decades have witnessed a rise in foreign and domestic investments in Africa’s arable land. While such land projects are currently the focus of widespread media and scholarly interest, the role of the state in driving, negotiating and facilitating these acquisitions deserves closer attention. This book analyzes how state land policies, stakeholder interactions and privatization schemes interact to facilitate large-scale land acquisitions. It includes a study of the various forms of state intervention, the influence of foreign agencies, governments and private entities, and a look at how states interact with local populations. The inclusion of case studies in settings throughout the African continent should attract the interest of both an academic and non-academic readership.