n Journal of African Elections - Security and Politics in South Africa : The Regional Dimension, by Peter Vale : book review

Volume 2, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 1609-4700


Extracted from text ... 123 Security and Politics in South Africa: The Regional Dimension * By Peter Vale UCT Press; Lynne Rienner Publishers This is an important and impressive book, and one that I hope many will read and talk about. Writing with verve and passion, Professor Peter Vale, the recently appointed Nelson Mandela Chair of Politics at Rhodes University, provides a lucid and groundbreaking analysis of South Africa's post-apartheid regional security system. It is a complex book, at times necessarily theoretical, at others deeply historical, and always richly comparative and insightful. It is one of those rare books that makes new connections ..

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