• The liberal peace security regimen : a gramscian critique of its application in Africa 

      Taylor, Ian (Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa, 2018)
      Current security regimens are grounded in the advancement of liberal peace. All inter-governmental organizations, most states and most donor agencies more or less accept as common sense the self-evident virtuosity and truth ...
    • The limits of the EU as a peace and security actor in the Democratic Republic of the Congo 

      Froitzheim, Meike; Soderbaum, Fredrik; Taylor, Ian (Hamburg University Press, 2011)
      The European Union (EU) is increasingly aspiring to be a global peace and security actor. Using the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) as a test case to analyse such ambitions, this article reveals that the EU's attempts ...
    • Power and integrated health care : shifting from governance to governmentality 

      Van Rensburg, Andre Janse; Rau, Asta; Fourie, Pieter; Bracke, Piet (Ubiquity Press, 2016)
      Integrated care occurs within micro, meso and macro levels of governance structures, which are shaped by complex power dynamics. Yet theoretically-led notions of power, and scrutiny of its meanings and its functioning, are ...
    • Religiosity in south Africa : trends among the public and elites 

      Kotze, Hennie; Loubser, Reinet (Stellenbosch University, Faculty of Theology, 2017)
      This article uses statistical data from the World Values Survey (WVS) and the South African Opinion Leader Survey to examine religiosity among the following samples of South Africans: Afrikaans, English, isiXhosa and isiZulu ...
    • Return of the city state? an assessment of city international relations 

      Beukman, Eduard Francois (University of Southern California, 2017)
      Cities have ever been part of the international relations system but have not been adequately examined by international relations theory as a subnational actor that can act independently of the nation-state. It has allowed ...
    • Social-ecological resilience and biosphere-based sustainability science 

      Folke, Carl; Biggs, Reinette; Norstrom, Albert V.; Reyers, Belinda; Rockstrom, Johan (Resilience Alliance, 2016)
      Humanity has emerged as a major force in the operation of the biosphere. The focus is shifting from the environment as externality to the biosphere as precondition for social justice, economic development, and sustainability. ...
    • Turning dread into capital : South Africa's AIDS diplomacy 

      Fourie, Pieter (BioMed Central, 2013-03)
      Summary: The article first describes the emergence and contemporary practice of health diplomacy; this is followed by a discussion of niche diplomacy, in particular as it applies to the foreign policy agendas of emerging ...