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Soldiers in a Storm
By Philip Frankel

Soldiers in a Storm

The Armed Forces in South Africa's Democratic Transition

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Soldiers in a Storm by Philip Frankel

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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.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780813337470
ISBN-10: 081333747X
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x 15mm)
Pages: 265
Imprint: Westview Press Inc
Publisher: The Perseus Books Group
Publish Date: 29-Sep-2000
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Philip Frankel

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 transformation, which has enabled him to access documentation (including some previously classified materials) that has never been examined by any other scholar.

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