Beggar Your Neighbours: Apartheid Power in Southern Africa

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Indiana University Press, 1986 - Africa, Southern - 352 pages
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..". comprehensive in its coverage, exacting in its standards of description and interpretation, and almost faultless in its use of source material and existing literature... " -- Anti-Apartheid News ..". an excellent compendium of information on the military and economic power that South Africa applies in dealing with its neighbors." -- Foreign Service Journal ..". important for the shaping of Western policy toward South Africa." -- The Book Exchange ..". impressive... indispensable." -- Third World Book Review "This is a very important book." -- Social Dynamics Hanlon pieces together the details of South Africa's military attacks on its neighbors and relates them to the control the South African state exercises through its economic power.
 

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A unique approach differentiates this extremely timely book from all the other new books on South Africa. Ignoring internal issues, Hanlon (a former BBC correspondent) gives a detailed treatment of ... Read full review

Contents

The War Outside South Africa
1
The Total Strategy to Defend Apartheid
7
SADCC the ANC and Constructive Engagement
17
198183
27
South Africa as a Regional Power
37
Pricking the Balloon
45
What Does South Africa Want in the Region?
57
Ties that Bind
67
Angola
152
Zimbabwe South African Military Intervention
173
Zimbabwe South African Government Economic Actions
185
Zimbabwe 77je Private Sector and South Africa
199
Botswana Cautious but Outspoken
219
Malawi Taking from Both Sides
235
Zambia
243
Neighbours Reactions
255

No Free Lunch The Southern African Customs Union
81
Swaziland
91
Lesotho Bellowing from the MountainTop
107
Mozambique Ports and Railways
131
The Cost of Destabilisation
265
The Effect on Neighbouring States
271
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Joseph Hanlon is Senior Lecturer in Development and Conflict Resolution at the Open University and visiting senior research fellow at the LSE. He is a journalist and author or editor of more than a dozen books. A former journalist on "New Scientist" and then policy advisor for Jubilee 2000, he is a specialist in making complex technical issues lucid and accessible.

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