July 2001
Compiled by Bibliography Branch
Air University Library
Maxwell AFB, AL

South Africa - Natural Resources 
South Africa - Politics and Government 

South Africa - Natural Resources 


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South Africa Yearbook 2000/2001, edited by Delien Burger. 7th ed. Pretoria, South Africa, Government Communication and Information System, 2000. 576 p.
Also available online at:
Book call no.: R 916.8 S7264 2000/2001


Commey, Pusch. Eat and Let's Eat. New African No.397:25 June 2001.
Minerals development bill calls for changes in existing mineral rights licenses.

Considering the Environment. SALUT 7:26-47 October 2000.
Several articles about the military and the environment.

Hoffman, M. Timm and Todd, Simon. A National Review of Land Degradation in South Africa: The Influence of Biophysical and Socio-Economic Factors. Journal of Southern African Studies 26:743-758 December 2000.

More Protection Plan for South Africa's Fishing Rights: For Vessels to Be Taken into Service. African Armed Forces, p 15, May 2001. 
South Africa prepares to protect itself from poachers in its waters.

Wilson, Francis. Minerals and Migrants: How the Mining Industry Has Shaped South Africa. Daedalus 130:99-121 Winter 2001.

South Africa - Politics and Government 


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Please note: A call number beginning with "R" denotes a reference book.

Ackerman, Peter and DuVall, Jack. A Force More Powerful: A Century of Nonviolent Conflict. New York, St. Martin's Press, 2000. 544 p.
South Africa: Campaign Against Apartheid, pp 335-368.
Book call no.: 303.61 A182f

Adam, Heribert and others. Comrades in Business: Post-Liberation Politics in South Africa. South Africa, Tafelberg Publishers, 1998. 240 p.
Book call no.: 320.96806 A193c

Africa Contemporary Record, edited by Colin Legum. New York, Africana Publishing, 2000. 1 vol.
Review of the affairs in each country. See table of contents for pages.
Book call no.: 960 A2584 v.24 1992/94

Ahluwalia, D. Pal and Nursey-Bray, Paul. The Post-Colonial Condition: Contemporary Politics in Africa. Commack, NY, Nova Science Publishers, 1997. 252 p. (Horizons in Post-Colonial Studies)
Book call no.: 320.96 P857

Arnold, Guy. The New South Africa. New York, St. Martin's Press, 2000. 213 p.
Book call no.: 968.065 A754n

Butler, Anthony. Democracy and Apartheid: Political Theory, Comparative Politics and the Modern South African State. New York, St. Martin's Press, 1998. 212 p.
Book call no.: 320.96809 B985d

Common Security and Civil Society in Africa, edited by Lennart Wohlgemuth and others. Stockholm, Sweden, Nordiska Afrikainstitutet, 1999. 216 p.
Poverty, Inequality, and Security in South Africa, by Stephan Klasen and Fani Zulu, pp 42-63.
Book call no.: 327.17096 C734

Corruption and the Crisis of Institutional Reforms in Africa, edited by John Mukum Mbaku. Lewiston, NY, Edwin Mellen Press. 325 p. (African Studies, vol. 47)
Africa and International Corruption: The Strange Case of South Africa and Seychelles by Stephen Ellis, pp 193-236.
Book call no.: 364.132096 C825

Davenport, T. R. H. and Saunders, Christopher. South Africa: A Modern History. New York, St. Martin's Press, 2000. 807 p.
Book call no.: 968 D247s 2000

From Comrades to Citizens: The South African Civics Movement and the Transition to Democracy, edited by Glenn Adler and Jonny Steinbert. New York, St. Martin's Press, 2000. 253 p. (International Political Economy Series)
Book call no.: 322.420968 F931

Funding Virtue: Civil Society Aid and Democracy Promotion, edited by Marina Ottawy and Thomas Carothers. Washington, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, 2000. 339 p.
Voicing the Voiceless: Foreign Political Aid to Civil Society in South Africa by Christopher Landsberg, pp 105-131.
Book call no.: 327.111 F981

Halisi, C. R. D. Black Political Thought in the Making of South African Democracy. Bloomington, IN, Indiana University Press, 1999. 198 p.
Book call no.: 320.54089 H173b

Identifying Potential Ethnic Conflict: Application of a Process Model, edited by Thomas S. Szayna. Santa Monica, CA, Rand, 2000. 329 p.
The South African Retrospective Case, pp 133-192.
Book call no.: 305.8 I38

Jane's Sentinel: Security Assessment: Southern Africa 2001. Alexandria, VA, Jane's Information Group, 2000. 567 p.
Has general information about each country and detailed information about each country's defense.
Book call no.: R 968 J33 2001 Jan-Jun

Jentleson, Bruce W. Perspectives on American Foreign Policy: Readings and Cases. New York, W.W. Norton, 2000. 326 p.
The United States and South Africa: The Anti-Apartheid Sanctions Debate of 1985 (with 1986 Postscript), pp 32-62.
Book call no.: 327.73 P4671

Jung, Courtney. Then I Was Black: South African Political Identities in Transition. New Haven, CT, Yale University Press, 2000. 294 p.
Book call no.: 305.8968 J95t

Kessel, Ineke van. "Beyond Our Wildest Dreams": The United Democratic Front and the Transformation of South Africa. Charlottesville, VA, University Press of Virginia, 2000. 367 p. (Reconsiderations in Southern African History)
Book call no.: 968.063 K42b

Klug, Heinz. Constituting Democracy: Law, Globalism and South Africa's Political Reconstruction. New York, Cambridge University Press, 2000. 270 p. (Cambridge Studies in Law and Society)
Book call no.: 340.1150968 K66c

Meredith, Martin. Coming to Terms: South Africa's Search for Truth. New York, Public Affairs, 1999. 380 p.
Book call no.: 968.065 M559c

Multiparty Democracy and Political Change: Constraints to Democratization in Africa, edited by John Mukum Mbaku and others. Brookfield, CT, Ashgate, 1998. 333 p. (Contemporary Perspectives on Developing Societies)
South Africa's First Democratic Elections and Their Political Context by Fran Buntman, pp 241-280.
Book call no.: 320.96 M961

Peacebuilding: A Field Guide, edited by Luc Reychler and Thania Paffenholz. Boulder, CO, Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2001. 573 p.
Dealing with the Past in South Africa by Luc Huyse, pp 358-364.
Book call no.: 303.69 P355

Peacebuilding and Police Reform, edited by Tor Tanke Holm and Espen Barth Eide. Portland, OR, Frank Cass, 2000. 230 p. (Cass Series on Peacekeeping, no.7)
Peacebuilding in Southern Africa: Police Reform in Mozambique and South Africa by Mark Malan, pp 171-190.
Book call no.: 363.2 P355

Political Risk Yearbook 2001: Volume 4 Sub-Saharan Africa, edited by William D. Coplin and Michael K. O'Leary. East Syracuse, NY, PRS Group, 2001. 1 vol.
For each country includes information about political framework, economic framework, and forecasts.
Book call no.: R 956.05 P769 2001

Regionalisation in Africa: Integration & Disintegration,
edited by Daniel C. Bach.
Bloomington, IN, Indiana University Press, 1999. 235 p.
Territoriality & Institutional Change in the New South Africa by Simon Becker, pp 103-118.
Book call no.: 320.967 R336       

Russell, Alec. Big Men, Little People: The Leaders Who Defined Africa. New York, New York University Press, 1999. 334 p.
The Last White Patriarch: F.W. De Klerk-Whither the White Africans? pp 127-161.
White Man's Magic: Eugene Terre Blanche-Militants and Mercenaries, pp 162-190.
 A Very Zulu Chief: Chief Mangosuthu Buthelezi-The Rebirth of Traditional Leaders, pp 191-219. 
Madiba Magic: Nelson Mandela-They Call It Ubuntu, pp 243-247.
Book call no.: 967.032 R961b

South Africa Yearbook 2000/2001, edited by Delien Burger. 7th ed. Pretoria, South Africa, Government Communication and Information System, 2000. 576 p.
Also available online at:
Book call no.: R 916.8 S7264 2000/2001

Southern Africa Profiled: Essential Facts on Society, Business and Politics in Southern Africa, edited by Barry Turner. New York, St. Martin's Press, 2000. 306 p.
South Africa, pp 1-170.
Book call no.: 968 S727

State Building and Democratization in Africa: Faith, Hope and Realities, edited by Kidane Mengisteab and Cyrill Daddieh. Westport, CT, Praeger, 1999. 292 p.
Remaking the State: Assessing South Africa's Development Agenda by Larry A. Swatuk, pp 201-231.
Book call no.: 320.967 S747

The Statesman's Yearbook: the Politics, Cultures, and Economies of the World 2001, edited by Barry Turner. New York, St. Martin's Press, 2000. 1985 p.
For each country gives information such as history, territory and population, social statistics, constitution and government, recent elections, current administration, defense, international relations, economy, energy and natural resources, trade, communications, social institutions, culture, and diplomatic representatives.
Book call no.: R310 St2 137th ed 2001

Strategic Survey 2000/2001. London, Oxford University Press for the International Institute for Strategic Studies, 2000. 1 vol.
South Africa and Zimbabwe: Failures of Leadership, pp 245-254.
Book call no.: R 327 L8471s 2000/2001

Tutu, Desmond Mpilo. No Future Without Forgiveness. New York, Doubleday, 1999. 287 p.
Book call no.: 968.065 T967n

The Uncertain Promise of Southern Africa, edited by York Bradshaw and Stephen N. Ndegwa. Bloomington, IN, Indiana University Press, 2000. 424 p.
Book call no.: 968.00090511 U54

Wilson, Richard A. The Politics of Truth and Reconciliation in South Africa: Legitimizing the Post-Apartheid State. New York, Cambridge University Press, 2001. 271 p. (Cambridge Studies in Law and Society)
Book call no.: 305.800968 W752p

Wood, Elisabeth Jean. Forging Democracy from Below: Insurgent Transitions in South Africa and El Salvador. New York, Cambridge University Press, 2000. 247 p.
Book call no.: 320.968 W874f


Nkomo, Pax D. T. The Military and Nation Building: A Comparative Study of Nigerian and South African Military As Instruments of National Integration. Monterey, CA, Naval Postgraduate School, June 1999. 110 p.
Doc. call no.: M-U 42525 N738m


Akpata-Ohohe, Bunmi.  South Africa: Out with the Old Names. Africa Today: Voice of the Continent 6:7 August 2000.
Names of large African cities will be changed to African names.

Anderson, George M. South Africa and the Healing of Memories. America 184:8-11 June 18, 2001.
Interviews Michael Lapsley about his anti-apartheid work in South Africa.

Arnold, Guy. Keys to Continental Revival. West Africa No.4284:14-15 July 16, 2001.

Asmal, Kader and James, Wilmont. Education and Democracy in South Africa Today. Daedalus 130:185-204 Winter 2001.

Asmal, Kader and James, Wilmont. Education and Democracy in South Africa Today. Daedalus 130:185-204 Winter 2001.

Bald, Margaret. The Dogs of Racism. World Press Review 48:27 February 2001.
Six white policeman set their dogs on illegal immigrants.

Bratton, Michael and Mattes, Robert. Support for Democracy in Africa: Intrinsic or Instrumental? British Journal of Political Science 31:447-474 July 2001.
"Comparative analysis original survey data from Ghana, Zambia and South Africa is used here to assess the attitudes of African citizens toward democracy."

Carbone, Giovanni M. Constitutional Alternatives for the Regulation of Ethnic Politics? Institution-Building Principles in Uganda's and South Africa's Transitions. Journal of Contemporary African Studies 19:229-252 July 2001.

Cochran, Edwin S. The Pivotal State: Post-Apartheid South Africa. Parameters 30:83-101 Winter 2000-01.

Coleman, Sarah. Leadership Crisis. World Press Review 48:26-28 July 2001.
Wonders about the leadership President Mbeki.

Commey, Pusch. Democracy Carries the Day. New African No.392:13 January 2001.
Local elections in South Africa.

Commey, Pusch. How Can They Do This? New African No.391:14-15 December 2000.
Reports abuses by the South African Police against illegal immigrants.

Cross, Catherine. Why Does South Africa Need a Spatial Policy? Population Migration, Infrastructure and Development. Journal of Contemporary African Studies 19:111-127 January 2001.

De Klerk, F. W. The Challenges to International Stability in the New Millennium. South African Journal of International Affairs 7:205-213 Winter 2000.

Dlamini-Zuma, Nkosazana. Foreign Minister's Budget Vote Address. South African Journal of International Affairs 7:187-195 Winter 2000.

Dr. Death in the Dock. West Africa No.4286:28 July 30, 2001.
Dr. Wouter Basson is tried in South Africa.

Even More Intelligent. Africa Confidential 42:5 March 9, 2001.
"The National Intelligence Agency (NIA, for domestic intelligence) is training a special investigations unit which, its critics say, could become the political police of the African National Congress."

Geisler, Gisela. 'Parliament Is Another Terrain of Struggle': Women, Men and Politics in South Africa. Journal of Modern African Studies 38:605-630 December 2000.

Glaser, Daryl. The Media Inquiry Reports of the South African Human Rights Commission: A Critique. African Affairs 99:373-393 July 2000.

Haunted by a Hat. Economist 359:42 June 30, 2001.
Public display of tension between President Mbeki and Winnie Mandela.

Hawker, Geoffrey. Political Leadership in the ANC: The South African Provinces 1994-1999. Journal of Modern African Studies 38:631-658 December 2000.

Hearn, Julie. Aiding Democracy? Donors and Civil Society in South Africa. Third World Quarterly 21:815-830 October 2000.

Hough, Mike. Urban Terror in South Africa: A New Wave? Terrorism and Political Violence 12:67-75 Summer 2000.
"Discusses and analyzes the wave of bombing incidents in South Africa between 1996 and the beginning of 2000."

James, Deborah. Land for the Landless: Conflicting Images of Rural and Urban in South Africa's Land Reform Programme. Journal of Contemporary African Studies 19:93-109 January 2001.

John, Nerys. The Campaign Against British Bank Involvement in Apartheid South Africa. African Affairs 99:415-433 July 2000.

Johnson, R. W. Mugabe, Mbeki, And Mandela's Shadow. National Interest 63:59-75 Spring 2001.

Johnson, R. W. The New Apartheid. Spectator 285:12-13 August 26, 2000.
The author's views about "Thabo Mbeki's increasing paranoia about the white liberals he calls neo-Nazis."

Klotz, Audie. Migration after Apartheid: Deracialising South African Foreign Policy. Third World Quarterly 21:831-847 October 2000.

The Left Kicked into Touch. Economist 356:56 September 16, 2000.
"Communists and trade unionists get little joy from their old anti-apartheid allies, the African National Congress."

Louw, P. Eric. South Africa's Second Post-Apartheid Elections: A Reaffirmation of Racial Politics by a Loosening of Ethnic Bonds.  Australian Journal of International Affairs 54:217-238 July 2000.

MacGinty, Roger. The Political Use of Symbols of Accord and Discord: Northern Ireland and South Africa. Civil Wars 4:1-21 Spring 2001.

Mbeki Loses the Plot. Economist 359:18 May 5, 2001.
Discusses the rule of president Mbeki.

Mbeki, Thabo. Building Democracy, Peace & Prosperity. Presidents & Prime Ministers 10:15-17 January-February 2001.
Excerpts from a speech given by President Mbeki at the opening of Parliament in Cape Town.

Mbeki, Thabo. South African President's Statement. South African Journal of International Affairs 7:197-204 Winter 2000.

Mmakola, David and Malunga, Vincent. Sustainable Urban Futures: The Role of Alternative Service Delivery in South Africa. Africa Insight 31:27-34 March 2001.

Munro, William A. The Political Consequences of Local Electoral Systems: Democratic Change and the Politics of Differential Citizenship in South Africa. Comparative Politics 33:295-313 April 2001.

Nelson Mandela Begins Cancer Therapy. West Africa No.4286:28 July 30, 2001.

O'Brien, Kevin A. Truth and Reconciliation in South Africa: Confronting the Past, Building the Future? International Relations 15:1-16 August 2000.

'Old Boys' Club' Backs Mugabe. Africa Today: Voice of the Continent 6:22 September 2000.
"Southern African leaders have backed Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe's land reform programme, but many feel it's a case of ruling elites looking after their own."

Owen, Ken. Arms Dealers and Influence-Pedlars. Africa Today: Voice of the Continent 7:10-11 March 2001.
"The Government's clumsy intervention in investigations of irregularities surrounding a multi-billion-rand arms deal have turned a corruption scandal into a constitutional crisis."

Owen, Ken. The Beginning of Wisdom? Africa Today: Voice of the Continent 7:26-28 February 2001.
Expresses optimism for the leadership of President Mbeki and South Africa..

Owen, Ken. Death of a Civil Servant. Africa Today: Voice of the Continent 6:25-26 December 2000.
"The AIDS-related death of President Mbeki's spin-doctor has sparked off bitter controversy."

Owen, Ken. Fall from Grace. Africa Today: Voice of the Continent 7:12-13 March 2001.
"In less than two years, Thabo Mbeki, Nelson Mandela's crown prince, has become a remote, often disliked figure."

Owen, Ken. Politicians Stir a Poisonous Brew. Africa Today: Voice of the Continent 6:10-11 October 2000.
"By making racial redress the focus of current politics, President Mbeki seems to have unleashed pent-up emotions among South Africa's black people that found no release in the orderly transfer of power in 1994."

Owen, Ken. The waBenzi Rule-OK? Africa Today: Voice of the Continent 7:25-26 May 2001.
"Allegations about links between the award of huge weapons contracts and the sudden acquisition of expensive new cars by political figures."

Race about Race. Economist 357:53 December 9, 2000.
Uneventful elections held in South Africa.

Ramphele, Mamphela. Citizenship Challenges for South Africa's Young Democracy. Daedalus 130:1-17 Winter 2001.

Rostron, Bryan. They Cling on, by Their Fingernails. New Statesman 129:21-22 December 18, 2000.
Examines the new opposition party, Democratic Alliance, which seeks to challenge the African National Congress.

Skin Deep. Economist 360:54-55 July 21, 2001.
A commission in South Africa reported that Blacks still have not attained economic power.

South Africa: Arms for Oblivion. Africa Confidential 42:6-7 February 9, 2001.
"Who should investigate the multi-billion arms deal with Western companies?"

South Africa: Blame for the Bombs. Africa Confidential 41:4-6 September 29, 2000.
"The government blames Islamists for a wave of terrorism in Cape Town."

South Africa: Local Heroes. Africa Confidential 41:6-7 December 23, 2000.
The opposition Democratic Alliance party made headway in local government elections held on December 5.

South Africa: Market Failure. Africa Confidential 42:4-6 March 9, 2001.
"Liberal economies aren't producing jobs or growth."

South Africa: Mbeki Mark Two. Africa Confidential 41:6-7 November 24, 2000.
"Local elections next month will test the president's new stance on AIDS and Mugabe."

South Africa: Not so Slick. Africa Confidential 42:1-3 February 23, 2001.
"A probe into a secret trading oil trading deal costing the country millions of dollars is threatening some powerful interests."

South Africa: Police Brutality. Africa Today: Voice of the Continent 6:10 December 2000.

South Africa: Policemen Plod on. Africa Confidential 41:7 October 13, 2000.
"Some tough technocrats are running the anti-crime policy but the police force lags behind."

South Africa: Rules of Law. Africa Confidential 42:2-3 April 6, 2001.
"Lawyers claim the government wants to bring them under state control."

South Africa: Sniping at the President. Africa Confidential 42:3-4 April 20, 2001.
Wonders about the ability of President Mbeki to remain president.

South Africa: The Plot Thickens. Africa Confidential 42:6 May 4, 2001.
"Allegations of conspiracies against Mbeki are widening ANC divisions."

South African Government Returns Land Seized from Blacks during Apartheid Era. Jet 99:14 December 12, 2000.
Land in Cape Town seized from blacks during apartheid is returned.

Space Invaders. Economist 360:44 July 14, 2001.
"A land-grab in South Africa raises the specter of invasions, as in Zimbabwe."

Stoppard, Anthony. Advocating a New Union for Africa. African Agenda 4,no.3:29 2001.
"South Africa will push the proposed African Union to replace the Organisation of African Unity (OAU) and overhaul the Southern African Development Community (SADC), in an attempt to fast-track the economic and political integration of the continent."

Stoppard, Anthony. South Africa Advocates a New Union for Africa. West Africa No.4264:16 February 26, 2001.

The Sullivan Behind the Principles. Across the Board 37:31-36 September 2000.
"The man who got U.S. corporations to become activists against apartheid is still fighting the good fight."

Tothill, David. Confessions of a South African Ambassadors. Diplomacy & Statecraft 11:17-36 July 2000.
David Tothill with South African ambassador to Australia in 1988-92.

Trouble, Trouble. Economist 358:45-46 April 28, 2001.
Examines political problems in South Africa.

Wilson, Francis. Minerals and Migrants: How the Mining Industry Has Shaped South Africa. Daedalus 130:99-121 Winter 2001.


A Force More Powerful: South Africa "Freedom in Our Lifetime". Princeton, NJ, Films for the Humanities, 2000. 1 videocassette, 34 min.
Video call no.: 303.61 F713 v.3

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