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Common security and civil society in Africa

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Published by Nordic Institute of African Studies, Global in Uppsala, London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa,
  • Africa.
    • Subjects:
    • Civil society -- Africa.,
    • Political stability -- Africa.,
    • Africa -- Politics and government -- 1960-

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Lennart Wohlgemuth ... [et al.].
      ContributionsWohlgemuth, Lennart, 1940-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJQ1879.A15 C658 1999
      The Physical Object
      Pagination216 p. :
      Number of Pages216
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6811446M
      ISBN 109171064508
      LC Control Number00278419
      OCLC/WorldCa43418537

      Domestic Policy, Economics, Foreign Policy, Security & Defense, Society Engaging the Next Generation of Transatlantic Leaders The project “A German-American Dialogue of the Next Generation: Global Responsibility, Joint Engagement” engages young Americans and Germans in a dialogue on relevant issues within the transatlantic relationship.   Global civil society as a response to transnational exclusion In today’s complex world, traditional institutions have struggled to provide effective and legitimate responses to global issues such as climate change, financial instability, disease epidemics, intercultural violence and global inequalities.

      Matebeleland:Regional perceptions of civil-military relations,– Sabelo -Gatsheni into mainstream civil society. The groups performed important civil and com- Ibbo Mandaza in his book Peace and Security in Southern Africa. TRADE UNION SERVICES AND BENEFITS IN AFRICA Edited by: Trywell Kalusopa Kwabena Nyarko Otoo trade unions, and researchers who contributed to the production of this book. It is not possible to list all of them here, but we do certainly make mention of some of them. We are very grateful for the generous LASCO Labour Civil Society CoalitionFile Size: 2MB.

        With immigration detention expanding globally, civil society has responded with a range of advocacy strategies to address rights and protection concerns. The surge in the use of immigration detention following the 9/11 attacks in the US has failed to dissipate, and it is increasingly the norm for States to detain people on security grounds.   The civil society sector as a whole has evolved in scope and scale in the last hundred years. According to the report conducted by the Johns Hopkins Center on Civil Society Studies, the global civil society sector today has mushroomed into a global workforce of million professionals and volunteers, “outdistancing major industries in the scale of its .


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In the context of the UN. Cherished Western notions of democracy and individual freedom are premised on the existence of a robust civil society. This collection of essays usefully tries to map this elusive entity.

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