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Rethinking rebel rule: how Mai-Mai groups in eastern Congo govern

Hoffman, Kasper (2018) Rethinking rebel rule: how Mai-Mai groups in eastern Congo govern. Conflict Research Programme Blog (03 Oct 2018). Blog Entry.

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Around the world, vast amounts of people live in areas marked by rebel presence. A growing body of scholarly work examines “rebel governance”, which has emerged as an interdisciplinary field of study. Scholars in this subfield typically share a desire to go beyond stereotypical images of rebels as violent savages or as greedy warlords. By focusing on how rebels govern, these scholars wish to show that rebels are engaged in creating forms of order rather than disorder.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
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Additional Information: © 2018 The Author
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: D History General and Old World > DT Africa
J Political Science > JF Political institutions (General)
Date Deposited: 09 Oct 2019 15:00
Last Modified: 03 Sep 2021 23:02

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