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Security and pastoral conflicts in Northern Kenya : a case study of the Mandera triangle

Abdul, Ebrahim Haro

Titre : Security and pastoral conflicts in Northern Kenya : a case study of the Mandera triangle

Auteur : Abdul, Ebrahim Haro

Université de soutenance : University of Nairobi

Grade : MA 2010

Résumé
This study aimed to identify security issues in pastoral areas, and why national security policies need to address pastoral conflicts in a special way. The study also investigated the relevance of the concept of human security and how lack of it leads to Pastoral Conflicts in the dera Triangle. The nexus between human insecurity. national security and pastoral conflicts as a unique challenge to contemporary Horn of African states and societies has been critically analysed in this study. The Study contains five chapters. Chapter One introduces the research study by eontextualizing the research problem and provides justification for this study. The chapter also presents a literature review where the relevant literature by other scholars on the issue of human security, national security, and Mandera Triangle and Pastoralist conflicts are presented and tied to the pastoralist community conflict in the Mandera Triangle. Theoretical framework adopted by the study is also presented. The chapter ends by giving the data collection and data analysis methods that were used by the study. Chapter two looked into the overview of Emerging Dimensions of security. This included a comparative analysis of dimensions of old security and the emerging trends in new thinking about security. This chapter also highlights the defining moments in the shifts from the old to the new and the interregnum between the two in relation to the context in Mandera Triangle. Chapter three is about the Mandera triangle case study. This dwells on the question of analysis of security issues in the region. Chapter four is the critical analysis chapter on all the previous three chapters and chapter five contains a summary of the study, conclusion and recommendations.

Mots clés : Pastoralists ; Conflicts ; National security ; Mandera District

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