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Military interventions in African conflicts : the Southern African Development Community coalition of the Willing's military intervention in the Democratic Republic of Congo, 1998-2002.
This study focuses on the premise that national interests of governments are the primary motivating factors that inform decisions on military interventions. Military strategy remains a principal tool in the attainment, ...
Histories of violence, states of denial-militias, martial arts and masculinities in Timor-Leste.
This thesis examines the complex interplay between violence and concepts of masculinity using the case study examples of former members of pro-Indonesian militia groups and current members of gangs, martial arts and ...
Democratisation and local government transformation in South Africa : a case study of Maluti district, 1995-2005.
Since the dawn of political independence on the African continent, most governments have failed to properly develop systems of local government. In many cases efforts have resulted in mere tokenism, and in most cases failed ...
Ethnic militias and conflict in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria : the international dimensions (1999-2009)
Since the commencement of the 4th Republic in Nigeria in May 1999, one relatively permanent characterisation of the country’s political landscape has been belligerent ethno-nationalism or ethnic militancy. The activities ...
The problematic of women empowerment in Tanzania from 1984-2008.
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Corruption in higher education in Nigeria : prevalence, structures and patterns among students of higher education institutions in Nigeria.
Discourses, conversations and commentaries, and scholarly articles on Nigerian economy, politics, and society tend always to involve corruption. Violent changes of government as well as democratic leadership selection ...
Globalization, sustainable democracy and deregulation in Nigeria : a case study of the downstream oil sector.
The collapse of communism in the Soviet Union in the late 1980s signified an end to organized impediments to the spread of globalization and this invariably led to the triumph of liberal democracy as the promoter of good ...
Polarity in contemporary international politics : a uni-interpolar order?.
Reference to the structural impact of the emergence and resurgence of new and old great powers in international politics is common in the literature on international politics. This study has attempted to explore this subject ...
Exploring the impact of women's organizations in peace building in Africa : a case study of women's organizations in South Sudan.
At the center of the crisis within Africa’s war-affected countries and regions, are similar causes of war such as the desire to acquire power and secure resources for one group of elites or one ethno-national group at the ...
War and alliances : the transformative roles of external actors in the Somali conflict.
The Somali conflict is not completely driven by internal factors and not prosecuted entirely by internal actors. Significant involvements, interventions and varying forms of alliances of external and internal actors ...