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Strategic Review for Southern Africa, Vol 36 (1), May 2014

Table of Contents

Front Matter

In this issue
Henning Melber

Research Articles

A "culture of conservatism": How and why African Union member states obstruct the deepening of integration
Martin Welz

Reconciliation from the top down? Government institutions in South Africa, Rwanda and Burundi
Cori Wielenga

Zimbabwe's democracy in the wake of the 2013 election: Contemporary and historical perspectives
David Moore

Insights into independent Zimbabwe: Some historiographical reflections
Tinashe Nyamunda

The Rhodes-Livingstone Institute and interdisciplinary research in Northern Rhodesia (Zambia), 1937-1964
Alfred Tembo

Analyses, Interventions and Reports

Beyond the electoral triumphalism: Reflections on Lesotho's coalition government and challenges
Francis K Makoa

Socio-economic rights in Zimbabwe's new constitution
Theophilous Chiviru


Decriminalisation of mass murders, rape and sexual violence – a critique of President Mbeki and Prof Mamdani
Alex Obote-Odora

Book Reviews

New South African Review 3: The second phase – tragedy or farce? (John Daniel, Prishani Naidoo, Devan Pillay and Roger Southall, eds)
Dirk Kotzé

South Africa's suspended revolution: Hopes and prospects (Adam Habib)
Sanusha Naidu

Fanonian practices in South Africa: From Steve Biko to Abahlali baseMjondolo (Nigel Gibson)
Munyaradzi Mawere and Artwell Nhemachena

The hidden thread: Russia and South Africa in the Soviet era (Irina Filatova and Apollon Davidson)
Mzukisi Qobo

New mediation practices in African conflicts (Ulf Engel)
Henning Melber


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