My AccountCart ContentsCheckoutFAQ
Welcome Guest! Would you like to log yourself in? Or would you prefer to create an account?

Browse
Catalogs
Children's Books-Africa->

Teaching Literacy->

Teaching Basic Math->

Ad.Ed. Communities->

Teaching Content->

Teacher Resources->

Africa->

  African Biographies

  African Comic Books

  Books About East Africa

  Books About Ethiopia

  Books About Somalia

  Books About South Africa

  Teaching About Africa

  Women in Africa

African Languages->

The Wider World->

Publishers
Language
Quick Find

Rebuilding Somaliland
Issues and Possibilites
by WSP International
Price: $29.95
Rebuilding Somaliland
Click to enlarge

"Somaliland is 'Africa's best kept secret,' according to South African academic Iqbal Jhazbay.  Somaliland has earned this description owing to its extraordinary achievements in the 12 years since its declaration of independence.  Despite being unrecognized and almost entirely ostracized by the international community, Somaliland has, following a brutal war with Somalia's now defunct dictatorship, rebuilt much of its severely damaged infrastructure, repatriated half a million refugees and removed thousands of mines from the ground.  In additon, Somaliland has maintained a comparatively decent human rights record and has made significant progress towards the establishment of a constitutional democracy.

Rebuilding Somaliland: Issues and Possibilities is the fruit of an extensive research project initiated by the former War-torn Societies Project (WSP), now WSP international, in partnership with a local institution, the Academy for Peace and Development.  It aims to present a 'self-portrait of Somaliland' and the challenges facing it at the turn of the century, and documents the animated, often controversial debates on the future direction that needs to be taken in such areas as: the decentralization of government institutions, media and political reconstruction, regulating the livestock economy, and the impact of the war on the family.

More than records of research and debate, more than essays on post-war rebuilding, these are a unique insight into the future the people of Somaliland want for themselves and for their children.  As such, they are in many ways a blueprint for Somaliland as it seeks to regenerate itself into a peaceful, mature society that will earn the respect and recognition of the international community."

Peppercorn Book Number: 410-0008
Publisher: Red Sea Press
ISBN: 1-56902-228-3
Language: English
Place of Publication: Lawrenceville, NJ
Year of Publication: 2005
Medium: book
Format: paperback
Size: 5 1/2 x 9 inches portrait
Length: 393 pages
Reviews

Information

Print Our Latest Catalog
Download a copy of our latest catalog, Learners in Prison. You can also call us if you would like multiple copies mailed to you.

Catalogs & Price List
Download our price list and any of our catalogs in PDF format, or order them through the mail.

Notes & Info from Peppercorn
Read about new and forthcoming publications from Peppercorn, news items about Peppercorn authors, and other information, news, and gossip about our work.

Peppercorn E-Newsletter
Get updates on our newest publications, special offers, and more in our quarterly e-newsletter.

Can't find it?
Peppercorn can supply books from other publishers in addition to the ones listed on this website. If you don't see a book you need, in English or any other language, let us know and we'll try to find it!


[ Home | Contact Us | View Cart | Checkout | FAQs | Newsletter | Privacy | Shipping ]
Peppercorn Books & Press, 68158 Red Arrow Hwy Hartford, MI 49057
Phone: (269) 621-2733 | Fax: (269) 350-7090
post@peppercornbooks.com
Copyright © 2004 Peppercorn Books
Hosted & Powered by Arroway Data