Soldiers In A Storm: The Armed Forces In South Africa's Democratic Transition by Philip FrankelSoldiers In A Storm: The Armed Forces In South Africa's Democratic Transition by Philip Frankel

Soldiers In A Storm: The Armed Forces In South Africa's Democratic Transition

byPhilip Frankel

Paperback | October 20, 2000

Pricing and Purchase Info

$63.77 online 
$72.70 list price save 12%
Earn 319 plum® points

Prices and offers may vary in store

Quantity:

In stock online

Ships free on orders over $25

Not available in stores

about

Soldiers in a Storm: The Armed Forces in South Africa's Democratic Transition is a study of the role of the military in the creation and development of South Africa's new post-apartheid system. Philip Frankel asserts that the armed forces played a far greater role in the end of apartheid than is currently acknowledged in the literature, and that the relatively peaceful negotiations that ended apartheid would not have been possible without the participation of the South African National Defense Force and two major liberation armies.Frankel also examines the topics of military disengagement, civilianization, post-authoritarian political behavior on the part of militaries, and the process of democratic consolidation. He also discusses how many of these themes have been explored in the context of Latin America, and he points out that this is the only book that places these themes within the context of South Africa. This is an important case study with universal implications.
Philip Frankel is a senior lecturer in the Department of Political Science at the University of Witwatersrand, and is the author of Pretoria's Praetorians: Civil-Military Relations in South Africa. In 1997-1998 he was commissioned by the South African National Defense Force to research and communicate strategy policy for organizational...
Loading
Title:Soldiers In A Storm: The Armed Forces In South Africa's Democratic TransitionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:272 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.61 inPublished:October 20, 2000Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:081333747X

ISBN - 13:9780813337470

Look for similar items by category:

Reviews