Strategic Review for Southern Africa, Vol 37 (1), May 2015

Special Issue: Human security, peace and conflict: African perspectives

Guest Editor: 'Funmi Olonisakin, Distinguished Andrew Mellon Foundation Scholar, University of Pretoria


Table of Contents


Front matter

In this issue
Henning Melber

A human security approach to peacemaking in Africa
'Funmi Olonisakin


Research Articles

South Africa's approach to conflict management in Burundi and the DRC: Promoting human security?
Cheryl Hendricks

Reconciliation in Zimbabwe: The conflict between a state-centred and people-centred approach
Ruth Murambadoro and Cori Wielenga

Asymmetrical conflict and human security: Reflections from Kenya
Awino Okech

Human security in East Africa: The EAC's illusive quest for inclusive citizenship
Barney Walsh

State-building and non-state conflicts in Africa
Alagaw Ababu Kifle

Re-conceptualising leadership for effective peacemaking and human security in Africa
'Funmi Olonisakin

Regional hegemonic contention and the asymmetry of soft power: A comparative analysis of South Africa and Nigeria
Olusola Ogunnubi and Christopher Isike


Analyses and Reports

Human security in South Africa
Sandy Africa

Human security in practice: Securing people from the threat of epidemic — What can we learn from the ECOWAS response to Ebola?
Habibu Yaya Bappah



Realities and discourses on South African xenophobia
Heribert Adam and Kogila Moodley


Book Reviews

Displacing the State: Religion and Conflict in Neoliberal Africa (James Howard Smith and Rosalind I J Hackett, eds)
Oluwaseun Bamidele

Ubuntu: Curating the Archive (Leonhard Praeg and Siphokasi Magadla, eds)
Laurence Caromba

South Africa — The Present as History. From Mrs Ples to Mandela and Marikana (John S Saul and Patrick Bond)
Karen Harris



- Author Department of Political Sciences
Published by Shirley De Villiers

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