Africa Peace and Conflict Journal - December 2008
Volume 1 Number 1
The APCJ is a refereed journal with a panel of international editorial advisors and readers. Allarticles are anonymously peer reviewed by at least two referees. We welcome the following types of contributions year round and will periodically issue calls for papers on specific topics:
Articles and case analysis: critical case studies or thematic discussion and analysis of topical peace and conflict themes (7,000 words maximum, including endnotes; abstract, 150 words or less).
Briefings/practice: training or intervention strategies, outcomes and impacts, policy review and analysis, country situational updates, and so on (2,000 words maximum).
Book reviews: critical assessments of new books that integrate peace and conflict concerns (1,500 words maximum).
Resources: reports, upcoming conferences and workshops, notices of new books and videos,e-communications, and Web sites that link to peace and conflict studies (150 words maximum); documents, declarations, communiqués, and other relevant nongovernmental or multilateral organizational statements (1,000 words maximum).
From the Managing Editor
Indigenous Ideas of the Social and Conceptualising Peace in Africa
Bertha Kadenyi Amisi
Nonviolent Struggle in Africa: Essentials of Knowledge and Teaching
Mary E. King
Politics of Memory: Collective Remembering and Manipulation of the Past in Zimbabwe
From the Language of Conflict to That of Peace-Building:The Role of Discourse in the Conflict in Northern Uganda
Trauma-Sensitive Peace-Building: Lessons for Theory and Practice
Building Peace through Sport in Western Cape, South Africa
Zambia: In Search of a People-Driven Constitution
Conflict, Peace-Building, Human Security, and Democratization in Lesotho
Patrick Rankhumise, Kgothatso Shai, and Mompheleng Maphunye
Why Leaders Choose War: The Psychology of Prevention, Jonathan Renshon
Reveiwed by Mohammed Cherkaoui