Download e-book for kindle: Diasporas, Development and Peacemaking in the Horn of Africa by Liisa Laakso,Petri Hautaniemi

By Liisa Laakso,Petri Hautaniemi

Exiled populations, who more and more check with themselves as diaspora groups, carry a powerful stake within the destiny in their international locations of foundation. In an international turning into ever extra interconnected, they interact in 'long-distance politics' in the direction of, ship monetary remittances to and aid social improvement of their homelands. Transnational diaspora networks have hence turn into worldwide forces shaping the connection among international locations, areas and continents.

This very important intervention, written by way of students operating on the leading edge of diaspora and clash, demanding situations the normal knowledge that diaspora are all too frequently warmongers, their time in another country inflicting them to turn into extra militant of their engagement with neighborhood affairs. quite, they could and may be a strength for strong in bringing peace to their domestic countries.

Featuring in-depth case reports from the Horn of Africa, together with Somalia and Ethiopia, this quantity provides a necessary rethinking of a key factor in African politics and development.

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