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Early warning and conflict management in South African democratic transition

Juha Auvinen

Early warning and conflict management in South African democratic transition

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Published by Dept. of Political Science, University of Helsinki, 1998. in Helsinki .
Written in English

    Places:
  • South Africa,
  • South Africa.
    • Subjects:
    • Conflict management -- South Africa.,
    • Social conflict -- South Africa.,
    • Democracy -- South Africa.,
    • Social conflict -- Prevention.,
    • South Africa -- Politics and government -- 1994-

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 52-63).

      StatementJuha Auvinen & Timo Kivimäki.
      SeriesResearch on politics and administration,, no. 7, 1998, Acta politica, Tutkimustietoa politiikasta ja hallinnosta ;, 7., Acta politica (Helsinki, Finland)
      ContributionsKivimäki, Timo.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHN801.Z9 C652 1998
      The Physical Object
      Pagination63 p. ;
      Number of Pages63
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6834834M
      ISBN 109514583264
      LC Control Number00330400

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