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Security and democracy in Southern Africa [electronic resource] / edited by Gavin Cawthra, Andre du Pisani and Abillah Omari.

Contributor(s): Cawthra, Gavin | Du Pisani, Andr�e | Omari, Abillah H.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Wits P & DM governance series: Publisher: Johannesburg : Wits University Press, c2007Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 288 p.).ISBN: 9781552504260 (electronic bk.); 1552504263 (electronic bk.); 9781868144532 (print); 1868144534 (print).Subject(s): Democratization -- Africa, Southern | National security -- Africa, Southern | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Political Freedom & Security -- International Security | Innere Sicherheit | Sicherheitspolitik | Kollektive Sicherheit | S�udafrikaGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Security and democracy in Southern Africa.DDC classification: 327.1160968 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Democratic governance and security: a conceptual exploration -- Comparative perspectives on regional security co-operation among Developing Countries -- Southern African security in historical perspective -- Botswana -- Lesotho -- Mauritius -- Mozambique -- Namibia -- Seychelles -- South Africa -- Swaziland -- Tanzania -- Zambia -- Zimbabwe -- Conclusions.
Summary: Southern Africa has embarked on one of the world?s most ambitious security co-operation initiatives, seeking to roll out the principles of the United Nations at regional levels. This book examines the triangular relationship between democratisation, the character of democracy and its deficits, and national security practices and perceptions of eleven southern African states. It explores what impact these processes and practices have had on the collaborative security project in the region. Based on national studies conducted by African academics and security practitioners over three years, it i.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 262-281) and index.

Democratic governance and security: a conceptual exploration -- Comparative perspectives on regional security co-operation among Developing Countries -- Southern African security in historical perspective -- Botswana -- Lesotho -- Mauritius -- Mozambique -- Namibia -- Seychelles -- South Africa -- Swaziland -- Tanzania -- Zambia -- Zimbabwe -- Conclusions.

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Southern Africa has embarked on one of the world?s most ambitious security co-operation initiatives, seeking to roll out the principles of the United Nations at regional levels. This book examines the triangular relationship between democratisation, the character of democracy and its deficits, and national security practices and perceptions of eleven southern African states. It explores what impact these processes and practices have had on the collaborative security project in the region. Based on national studies conducted by African academics and security practitioners over three years, it i.

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