Niger

Regional Conflict, State Abandonment, and the Rise of Non-State Security Providers

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Resumé

The chapter provides knowledge about the role of non-state actors in security provision in Niger. It argues that it is of upmost importance to dig into the causes of ongoing armed conflicts and volatile situations. It points out the long-term decline of public service provision (including the role played by police force in protection rackets) and the growing gap between ruling elites and ordinary citizens. These developments have paved the way for the rise of alternative security providers, including Islamic reformist movements.
OriginalsprogEngelsk
TitelProtection and (in)security beyond the state : Insights from Eastern Africa and Sahel
RedaktørerKasper Hoffmann, Louise Wiuff Moe
Antal sider10
Udgivelses stedCopenhagen
ForlagDanish Institute for International Studies, DIIS
Publikationsdato2015
Sider33-42
Kapitel4
ISBN (Trykt)978-87-7605-740-4, 978-87-7605-739-8
StatusUdgivet - 2015
NavnDIIS Report
Vol/bind01

Citer dette

Hahonou, E. K. (2015). Niger: Regional Conflict, State Abandonment, and the Rise of Non-State Security Providers. I K. Hoffmann, & L. Wiuff Moe (red.), Protection and (in)security beyond the state: Insights from Eastern Africa and Sahel (s. 33-42). Copenhagen: Danish Institute for International Studies, DIIS. DIIS Report, Bind. 01
Hahonou, Eric Komlavi. / Niger : Regional Conflict, State Abandonment, and the Rise of Non-State Security Providers. Protection and (in)security beyond the state: Insights from Eastern Africa and Sahel. red. / Kasper Hoffmann ; Louise Wiuff Moe. Copenhagen : Danish Institute for International Studies, DIIS, 2015. s. 33-42 (DIIS Report, Bind 01).
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Niger : Regional Conflict, State Abandonment, and the Rise of Non-State Security Providers. / Hahonou, Eric Komlavi.

Protection and (in)security beyond the state: Insights from Eastern Africa and Sahel. red. / Kasper Hoffmann; Louise Wiuff Moe. Copenhagen : Danish Institute for International Studies, DIIS, 2015. s. 33-42 (DIIS Report, Bind 01).

Publikation: Bidrag til bog/antologi/rapportBidrag til bog/antologiForskningpeer review

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Hahonou EK. Niger: Regional Conflict, State Abandonment, and the Rise of Non-State Security Providers. I Hoffmann K, Wiuff Moe L, red., Protection and (in)security beyond the state: Insights from Eastern Africa and Sahel. Copenhagen: Danish Institute for International Studies, DIIS. 2015. s. 33-42. (DIIS Report, Bind 01).