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Safety and protection in South Sudan have shifted away from government

Diing Akoi, Abraham (2021) Safety and protection in South Sudan have shifted away from government. Africa at LSE (26 Nov 2021). Blog Entry.

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Enduring violence in South Sudan since independence has made seeking safety and protection a priority for local communities, as the government and humanitarians often fail to provide for more than basic needs. New ethnographic research examines how safety is understood from the community perspective, and why a community arms race and ethnicised forms of protection mark a shift away from reliance on external actors.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
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Additional Information: © 2021 The Author
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
J Political Science > JQ Political institutions Asia
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
Date Deposited: 18 Jan 2022 10:33
Last Modified: 16 May 2024 10:28

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