The Resource Extremisms in Africa, Vol. 3, (electronic resource)

Extremisms in Africa, Vol. 3, (electronic resource)

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Extremisms in Africa, Vol. 3
Title
Extremisms in Africa
Title number
Vol. 3
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Five years ago, Good Governance Africa undertook to focus its National Security Programme on a core phenomenon that actively seeks to disrupt, undermine and destroy peace, development and security across Africa. This is the problem of extremisms in Africa – an increasing scourge. These movements are religious, ethnic and race-based in nature, and represent complex and supreme threats to stability.To better prepare ourselves to understand and engage extremist threats in order to prevent, counter and overcome them, GGA has scoured the African continent, producing a collection of close on 50 chapters of knowledge in a trilogy of book volumes (of which this book is the third) covering a plethora of topics across regions and countries, dedicated to markedly diverse themes.Volume 3 of Extremisms in Africa consists of 17 contributions, and evidences an even greater attention to detail on further developments and potential threats. Topically, given the global COVID-19 pandemic, the book looks at the pressing theme of the weaponisation of viruses; current insurgency developments in northern Mozambique; the impact of extremisms on business; the business that is extremist activity; and the crime–extremism nexus and terror financing in Africa's Horn. On the tech and cyber front, the book examines the rise of artificial intelligence and social media. To the north, it examines why Libya remains problematic, to the west, we examine why kidnapping is rife there, and to the south, Volume 3 reviews lessons learned for southern Africa, amongst other topics
Cataloging source
Midwest
Dewey number
363.32509669
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Terrorism
  • Terrorist organizations
  • Political violence
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
Extremisms in Africa, Vol. 3, (electronic resource)
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Extent
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Form of item
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Isbn
9780620877046
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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Extremisms in Africa, Vol. 3, (electronic resource)
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Publication
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Carrier category
online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
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text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
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1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780620877046
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
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  • c
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13499072
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MWT13499072
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