n Journal of Public Administration - The Southern African Development Community (SADC) : from colonialism to independence and thereafter
|Article Title||The Southern African Development Community (SADC) : from colonialism to independence and thereafter|
|© Publisher:||South African Association of Public Administration and Management (SAAPAM)|
|Journal||Journal of Public Administration|
|Publication Date||Sep 2002|
|Pages||212 - 231|
The article describes the influence of colonialism on the Southern African Development Community (SADC) and reflects on the political legacy left to the region by the European empires. The historical perspective provides an overview on the so-called "scramble for Africa" and provides some of the reasons for colonialisation. The specific situations in the SADC states are discussed, their unique histories, the struggle for independence as well as current situations with regard to political structures and situations.
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