This book presents a number of case studies focusing on the factors, methods and means of civilian control of the military in Sri Lanka, India, Malaysia, the Philippines, Guyana, Jamaica, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Morocco, Cameroon, Kenya, Tanzania and Zambia.
1. Civilian Supremacy in Changing Societies: Comparative Perspectives 2. Sources of Political Stability in Modernizing Monarchical Regimes 3. The Preservation of Civilian Rule in Saudi Arabia 4. The Military in Guyana: From Party Control to Party Dependence? 5. Personal Rule and the Search for Political Pluralism in Cameroon 6. The Preservation of Civilian Rule in Tanzania 7. The Persistence and Fragility of Civilian Rule in Kenya 8. Civilian Control of the Military in Africa: The Case of Zambia 9. Constitutional Government in Jamaica: The Historical and Political Underpinnings 10. Institutionalizing Civilian Rule in Developing Countries: The Case of India 11. Civilian Rule and Abortive Coups in Sri Lanka 12. Civilian Rule in the Philippines 13. Malaysia: Shared Civilian-Military Interests 14. The Future of Civilian Rule and Democracy in a Changing World