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The United Democratic Front (UDF) : a case study of democratic organisation, 1983-1987.
This study, using the theoretical basis of the writings of Lenin and Gramsci on revolutionary theory and praxis, traces the formation, policy and aims, membership and structure, and practices of the United Democratic ...
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 ...
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 ...
Organizational disempowerment : an opportunity for personal, social and political capacity development.
This thesis addresses the capacity development needs of white-collar employees within large organizations. Common employee problems of violation and diminishment of potential are ignored by mainstream organizational theory ...