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  • Military History of Modern South Africaby Ian van der Waag

    Jonathan Ball Publishers 2015; US$ 16.04

    The twentieth century has been one of enduring, rapid and fundamental social and political change. In southern Africa, innumerable wars, rebellions, uprisings and protests have marked the integration, disintegration and then reintegration of both society and subcontinent during this period. The century started with a brief but total war. Less than... more...

  • Der Sinn der Institutionenby Mateusz Stachura; Agathe Bienfait; Gert Albert; Steffen Sigmund

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2009; US$ 69.99

    Die weberianische Institutionentheorie baut eine Brücke zwischen einer "normativen" und einer "rationalen" Auffassung der Institutionen. Sie begreift Institutionen weder als Restriktionen des eigennützigen Handelns noch als normativ geforderte Handlungsregeln, sondern setzt diese in eine Wechselbeziehung zum Sinn des Handelns. In dieser Perspektive... more...

  • The South African Truth Commissionby Dr Kenneth Christie

    Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 175.00

    Over the last thirty years, many political transitions from authoritarian regimes and dictatorial political systems have been accompanied by Truth Commissions. Since 1974 there have been over twenty of these Commissions established in countries as diverse as Argentina, Chile, Uruguay, Bolivia, El Salvador, Ethiopia, the Philippines and Germany, among... more...

  • Theory, Change and Southern Africaby Professor Peter Vale; Dr Larry Swatuk; Bertil Oden

    Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 205.00

    As dramatic changes unfold throughout the world, and the new millennium begins, many in South Africa have begun to ask 'what next'? The scale and pace of change have led to a feeling of powerlessness. How to cope with 'globalization', 'regionalization', a depleting ozone layer, new diseases, rampant militarization, let alone unseen structures of influence... more...

  • Status and Respectability in the Cape Colony, 1750?1870by Robert Ross

    Cambridge University Press 1999; US$ 32.00

    This 1999 book is a cultural interpretation of South Africa's colonial history, specifically the Cape Colony, between 1750 and 1870. more...

  • South Africa and the Logic of Regional Cooperationby James J. Hentz

    Indiana University Press 2005; US$ 19.95

    In South Africa and the Logic of Regional Cooperation, James J. Hentz addresses changes in South Africa's strategies for regional cooperation and economic development since its transition from apartheid to democracy. Hentz focuses on why the new South African government continues to make regional cooperation... more...

  • Finding the Wordsby Thomas Moriarty

    Greenwood Publishing Group 2003; US$ 85.00

    The author accounts for South Africa's transition from apartheid to democracy from a rhetorical perspective. Based on an exhaustive analysis of hundreds of public statements made by South Africa's leaders from 1985 to the present, Moriarty shows how key constructions of the political scene paved the way for negotiations, elections, and national reconciliation.... more...

  • The New Multilateralism in South African Diplomacyby Donna Lee; Dr Ian Taylor; Dr Paul D. Williams

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 134.00

    The New Multilateralism in South African Diplomacy provides a detailed analysis of how post-apartheid South Africa has participated in multilateral diplomacy in a variety of sub-regional, regional and international settings during the last decade. The book will interest scholars interested in multilateralism and South African foreign policy. more...

  • Transitional Amnesty in South Africaby Antje du Bois-Pedain

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 48.00

    A comprehensive 2007 study of South Africa's amnesty process, based on empirical analysis of over 1,000 decisions. more...

  • Nelson Mandela: A Biographyby Peter Limb

    ABC-CLIO 2008; US$ 39.00

    Everyone should know the life story of Nelson Mandela, one of the greatest leaders of all time, the first black president of South Africa, the most famous African, and a major world statesman. His inspiring life receives a fresh retelling in this new biography written especially for students and general readers. This volume is an enjoyable, authoritative,... more...