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From defence to development : redirecting military resources in South Africa

Author: Jacklyn Cock; Penny Mckenzie; International Development Research Centre (Canada); Group for Environmental Monitoring (Johannesburg, South Africa)
Publisher: Ottawa, Ont. : International Development Research Centre, 1998.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : National government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Remember the global peace dividend - the budget surpluses that were supposed to result from the raising of the Iron Curtain and the end of the arms race? As war-torn societies in the Middle East, Latin America, and parts of Africa found peace and began building democratic societies, governments were supposed to use the money they once spent on the military to better meet basic human needs. But has it happened?
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
From defence to development.
Ottawa : International Development Research Centre, 1998
(OCoLC)38758145
Material Type: Document, Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jacklyn Cock; Penny Mckenzie; International Development Research Centre (Canada); Group for Environmental Monitoring (Johannesburg, South Africa)
ISBN: 0889368538 9780889368538 1552501515 9781552501511 1417535989 9781417535989
OCLC Number: 144079257
Description: 1 online resource (246 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Foreword; Acknowledgements; List of contributors; 1. Introduction; 2. Guns or Butter? Growth, Development and Security; 3. The 1996 Defence White Paper: An Agenda for State Demilitarisation?; 4. Reclaiming the Land: A Case Study of Riemvasmaak; 5. Weapons testing: Its impact on people and the Environment; 6. South Africas arms industry: Prospects for Conversion; 7. Light weapons proliferation: The link between security and development; 8. Still killing: Land-mines in Southern Africa; 9. Apartheids nuclear arsenal: Deviation from development.
Other Titles: Redirecting military resources in South Africa
Responsibility: [edited by] Jacklyn Cock and Penny Mckenzie for the Group for Environmental Monitoring.
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Remember the global peace dividend - the budget surpluses that were supposed to result from the raising of the Iron Curtain and the end of the arms race? As war-torn societies in the Middle East, Latin America, and parts of Africa found peace and began building democratic societies, governments were supposed to use the money they once spent on the military to better meet basic human needs. But has it happened?

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