Violence in southern Africa has occurred in a variety of modes including ethnic confrontation, liberation struggles and cross-border aggression and crime. This volume examines the degree to which violence however defined has influenced political change across the region. The contributions include analyses of the ramifications of violent disorder in Angola and Mozambique, the impact on the political economy of both states and the prospects for lasting peace following the end of civil war.
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1. Introduction: Violence in southern Africa 2. Angola: Groping towards peace or slipping back towards war? 3. Political Violence in Mozambique: Past, present and future 4. A Comparative Evaluation of the Armed Struggle in Namibia, South Africa and Zimbabwe 5. Politics and Violence in KwaZulu Natal 6. Riding the Tiger: Urban warfare on the East Rand 7. The Evolving Security Architecture in (southern) Africa 8. South Africa: Crime in transition