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Efficiency versus democracy : unpacking the decision-making process in South African cities.
This thesis probes the extent and consequences of the new local government reforms in four municipalities, namely, Msunduzi, (Pietermaritzburg) Buffalo City, (East London) eThekwini (Durban) and Nelson Mandela (Port ...
Civil society and opposition politics in Nigeria (1985-1999).
This study investigates the role of civil society in the Nigerian polity between 1985 and 1999. The institutions that constitute civil society, particularly human rights organizations, professional groups, non-governmental ...
The KwaZulu-Natal Provincial Legislature : political elite formation and change, 1994-2004.
This is a study, through extensive empirical fieldwork research, of political elite formation in the Provincial Legislature of KwaZulu-Natal over a ten-year period from 1994-2004. The period of this study covers two ...
Political Islam in the 21st century : an analysis of the contestation between "militant and "progressive" Islam, with particular emphasis on forms of political expression amongst Muslims in post-apartheid South Africa.
The political events that unfolded on September 11 200 I, marked a turning point in world history. The attacks on the United States brought into sharp focus, the very complex issue of political violence being perpetrated ...
Caveat emptor. Ideological paradigms in decolonising and postcolonial Africa.
The study is premised on a notion of 'African crisis'. Since the notion of crisis is multi-dimensional, hence susceptible to variable interpretations and emphases, the study posits and argues two interconnected hypotheses, ...
Feminising the peace process : a comparative analysis of women and conflict in the Niger-delta (Nigeria) and KwaZulu-Natal (South Africa)
This study starts with the premise that the paucity of women in political leadership positions in society accounts for their absence from the formal peace table. Indeed, as many studies have shown, women are globally ...