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Security and democracy in Southern Africa

Security and democracy in Southern Africa

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Published by Wits University Press in Johannesburg .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Democratization -- Africa, Southern,
  • National security -- Africa, Southern

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 262-281) and index.

    Statementedited by Gavin Cawthra, Andre du Pisani and Abillah Omari.
    SeriesWits P&DM governance series
    ContributionsCawthra, Gavin., Du Pisani, André., Omari, Abillah H.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJQ2720.A58 S45 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 288 p. ;
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23391537M
    ISBN 101868144534
    ISBN 109781868144532
    LC Control Number2008489104

    The Nordic Africa Institute has during established a research network on “Liberation and Democracy in Southern Africa” (LiDeSA). It brought together a wide range of scholars from the Southern African region for an initial Workshop in Cape Town/South Africa in December   South Africa is one of the top five most unequal societies in the world today. The economy is anaemic, growing at a mere % last year compared with averages of 5% across the African continent. this question,this book goes back to the basic,big questions of what ‘lib-eral democracy’ actually consists in and why it is a good (as fact or idea, in its consequences or in itself). Can what ‘liberal democracy’ delivers (or is thought,perhaps uniquely,to deliver,most importantly for our. About this book In general, the ascendancy of 'market economics' is acknowledged by its governments, albeit with different degrees of enthusiasm. Theoretically rich and empirically engaging this timely book offers a critical insight into the ensuing debate on regionalism and the process of regionalization in southern : $

    In , South Africa replaced apartheid with majority rule, and soon after that, Nelson Mandela was elected president. Later that decade, Ghana, Kenya, and Malawi also held elections and saw power change hands.


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