No Farewell To Arms?: Military Disengagement From Politics In Africa And Latin America, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

No Farewell To Arms?

Military Disengagement From Politics In Africa And Latin America, 1st Edition

By Claude Welch

Routledge

224 pages

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Description

This book examines military disengagement from politics in the selected states of Africa and Latin America. It focuses on the political consequences of coups d'etat and illustrates what may be inherent limits in armed forces' ability to transform their societies.

Table of Contents

1. How Armed Forces Become Politically Engaged: Civil-Military Relations 2. Involvement and Disengagement 3. The Regional Contexts 4. Bolivia: The Consequences of Partial Revolution 5. Ghana: The Roots of Endemic Praetorianism 6. Nigeria: The Politics of Military Correction 7. Peru: The Limits of the "New Professionalism" 8. Colombia: Political Parties and Disengagement 9. Cote-D'ivoire: Personal Rule and Civilian Control 10. Disengagement and Paths of Change

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POL000000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / General