Paper $42.95 ISBN: 9781848135635 Published July 2010 For sale in North and South America only
Cloth $134.95 ISBN: 9781848135628 Published July 2010 For sale in North and South America only

The Lord's Resistance Army

Myth and Reality

Edited by Tim Allen and Koen Vlassenroot

The Lord's Resistance Army

Edited by Tim Allen and Koen Vlassenroot

Distributed for Zed Books

368 pages | 5.4375 x 8.5
Paper $42.95 ISBN: 9781848135635 Published July 2010 For sale in North and South America only
Cloth $134.95 ISBN: 9781848135628 Published July 2010 For sale in North and South America only
Contents
Introduction - Tim Allen and Koen Vlassenroot 
Part One: Interpretations of Uganda's war in the north
1. Exploring the Roots of LRA Violence: Political Crisis and Ethnic Politics in Acholiland - Adam Branch
2. Uganda's politics of foreign aid and violent conflict: The political uses of the LRA rebellion - Andrew Mwenda
3. The Spiritual Order of the LRA - Kristof Titeca
4. An African hell of colonial imagination? The Lord's Resistance Army/Movement in Uganda, another story - Sverker Finnström
Part Two: Experiencing the LRA
5. Chasing the Kony Story - Mareike Schomerus
6. 'A terrorist is not a person like me' - an interview with Joseph Kony - Mareike Schomerus
7. On the nature and causes of LRA abduction: What the abductees say - Christopher Blattman and Jeannie Annan
8. Between two worlds: former LRA soldiers in northern Uganda - Ben Mergelsberg
9. Encountering Kony: A Madi perspective - Ronald Iya
Part Three: Peace and justice
10. Northern Ugandan: a 'forgotten conflict', again? The impact of the internationalization of the resolution process - Sandrine Perrot
11. The Role of the Government of the South Sudan in Peace Talks to End the War in Northern Uganda - Ronald R. Atkinson
12. NGO involvement in the Juba peace talk: the role and dilemmas of IKV Pax Christi - Simon Simonse, Willemijn Verkoren, Gerd Junne
13. Bitter Roots: the 'invention' of Acholi traditional justice - Tim Allen
14. The ICC Investigation of the Lord's Resistance Army: An Insider's View - Matthew Brubacher
Postscript: a kind of peace and an exported war - Tim Allen, Frederick Laker, Holly Porter and Mareike Schomerus
Bibliography - Notes on the Contributors
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