Ibrahim Bangura

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Peace and Conflict Studies, Fourah Bay College, University of Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone
Research Profile

Youth and Violence in Africa

• Bangura, I. 2018, ‘Young People and the Search for Inclusion and Political Participation in Guinea’, African Conflict & Peacebuilding Review 8, no. 1, 54–72
• Bangura, I. 2018, ‘Democratically Transformed or Business as Usual: The Sierra Leone Police and Democratic Policing in Sierra Leone’. Stability: International Journal of Security & Development, UK.
• Bangura, I. 2017. ‘A Call for Constructive Engagement: Youth, Violence, and Peacebuilding in the Mano River Basin Area’. Special Issue: African Youth—Generation Next for Peacebuiding? Kujenga Amani, African Peacebuilding Network, USA.
• Bangura, I and Söderberg Kovacs, M. 2017. ‘Securing Sierra Leone’s Swing District: Electoral Competition and Violence in Kono’ in Mimmi Söderberg Kovacs (ed.), Elections Related Violence in Africa, London: Zed Books.
• Bangura, I and Söderberg Kovacs, M. 2017. ‘Shape Shifters in the Struggle for Sur-vival: Warlord Democrats in Sierra Leone’, in Anders Themnér (ed.), Warlord Democrats in Africa, London: Zed Books.

• Bangura, I. 2016 ‘An Assessment of Orthodox Security Sector Reform in Sierra Le-one’, Center for Security Governance, Canada

• Bangura, I. 2016. ‘We Can’t Eat Peace: Youth, Sustainable Livelihood and the Peacebuilding Process in Sierra Leone” Journal for Peacebuilding and Development, University of Notre Dame, USA

• Bangura, I (2013): ‘The Grip of Death: Stories of Children and the Conflict in Sierra Leone’ Miraclaire Publishing House, USA

• Bangura, I and Poulton, R. (2013): ‘Child Soldiers – reintegrating boys and girls who are victims of war’, German Agency for International Development (GIZ), Germany.

• Bangura, I and Specht, I (2012): ‘Work not War: Youth Transformation in Sierra Leone and Liberia’, Conciliation Resources, UK.

• Bangura, I. (2011): ‘A Critical Assessment of Development Views of Gender in Africa’ Africa Division, University for Peace, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

• Bangura, I. (2011): ‘Higher Education and Economic Development in Sierra Leone’, Wittenberg Centre for Global Ethics, Germany

• Bangura, I. (2010): ‘Making Peace Work: A Case Study of Women Engaged in Peacebuilding Activities in Kailahun’ University of Amsterdam, Netherlands (Unpublished thesis).