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The development-particiation dilemma : rates increases and public protest in the nMngeni Municipality 2004-2007.
South Africa (SA) has always been a unique case for political scientists to analyse because of its heavy socio-economic cleavages created as a result of racist apartheid policies, but what has not been extensively covered ...
Fuelling the dragon : energy resource competition in East Asia as component of regional instability.
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Rationalising the management of individuals : theory, power and subjects in the thought of Michel Foucault.
This thesis explores the implications of the work of Michel Foucault for the Enlightenment project. Specifically, it asks whether and how the modern drive to explain the world so as to guide political action and promote ...
The Impact of 1994 Rwandan Genocide in the Great Lakes Region of Africa.
This Thesis is an analytical investigation of the i mpact of the 1994 Rwandan genocide in the Great Lakes Region of Africa. It focuses on the vio lent conflicts and instability that marked the Democratic Republic of Congo ...
Do youth structures facilitate meaningful youth participation in local government? : a case study of Msunduzi Municipality.
As the third sphere of government, and the one 'closest to the people', local government has been given a mandate of promoting and ensuring community participation in its municipal governance. Both the Municipal Structures ...
The role of the military in the political conflict in Lesotho : with special reference tot he 1998 failed coup d'etat.
The central argument in the thesis is that lack of professionalism within the military establishment was the leading factor for coups in the politics of Lesotho. Other sources of military involvement in the politics of ...
The Msunduzi community participation policy : narrowing the participatory-democratic deficit.
Since the dawn of democracy in South Africa one of the challenges that has remained elusive to policy-makers has been the issue of how to redistribute the same democratic advances made at national level to more ordinary ...
Private military companies and civil-military relations theory.
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The role of non-governmental organisations in capacity building for democracy in KwaZulu-Natal : a case study of the Centre for Public Participation and the Democracy Development Programme.
This study evaluates the role of non-governmental organisations (NGOs) in educating people about participatory democracy in post apartheid South Africa. After the first democratic elections in 1994 the new government ...
The effects of the 2008 xenophobic violence on female African (foreign) nationals in South Africa and possible solutions : a case study of female students at UKZN.
Xenophobia in South Africa is a social-political ill. Despite the huge xenophobic attack that took place in May 2008 leaving so many people homeless, wounded and dead, xenophobia still continues to occur in several ways ...