Part One: Historical and Theoretical Foundation. Chapter 1: Introduction: The Making of Sudan: A history of Incomplete Processes. Chapter 2: War and the Transformative Potential: Towards an Alternative Conceptual Framework for Analyzing Post-Civil Wars. Part Two: The Unmaking of Sudan Chapter 3: The Failed Modernity I: The early Phase of the crisis (Post-colonial to 1989). Chapter 4: The Failed Modernity II: The Crony Capitalism of Political Islam (1989-2004). Part Three: Re-Negotiating a Sudan. Chapter 5: Sudan's War Produced Economy and Society: The Case for Transformative Potential. Chapter 6: From Addis to Nivasha war-Fatigue Driven Peace Agreement: Sources of Fragility and Challenges of Governance. Chapter 7: Post-Nivasha: Challenges of re-building war-produced economy. Part Four: Potential Scenarios: Conclusion. Chapter 8: Conclusion.
Ibrahim Elnur is Associate Professor, and Coordinator of Professional Development Program, in the Political Science Department at American University in Cairo, Egypt. He is also Co-coordinator of the group on Reconstruction of War Torn Communities. He was previously the Director of the Middle East Research Awards (M.E. Awards) at the Population Council Regional Office for MENA Region, Cairo.
'Contested Sudan is an impressive, compelling book that should be taken seriously by the conflict resolution and development communities. Best for university libraries, collections supporting international affairs, African studies, war and peace studies, conflict resolution programs, and larger public library systems. Summing Up: Recommended. General readers, upper-division undergraduate students, graduate students, and research faculty.' -- J. P. Smaldone, Georgetown University, CHOICE, March 2010