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Armies and democracy in the New Africa

Kent Hughes Butts

Armies and democracy in the New Africa

lessons from Nigeria and South Africa

by Kent Hughes Butts

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Published by Strategic Studies Institute, U.S. Army War College in Carlisle Barracks, PA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Nigeria,
  • South Africa,
  • Africa, English-speaking
    • Subjects:
    • Civil-military relations -- Africa, English-speaking -- Case studies.,
    • Democracy -- Africa, English-speaking -- Case studies.,
    • Nigeria -- Politics and government.,
    • South Africa -- Politics and government.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementKent Hughes Butts and Steven Metz.
      ContributionsMetz, Steven, 1956-, Army War College (U.S.). Strategic Studies Institute.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJQ1886.C58 B88 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 51 p. ;
      Number of Pages51
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL545182M
      LC Control Number96125338
      OCLC/WorldCa34175151

      Thanks to democracy, something similar happens in the field of social life, or so Tocqueville proposed. Sudan Peace Process. The thesis was certainly bold, and original. The salient point made by Kutz is that the ethic of democracy is against violence. Journal of Modern African Studies, 29 2 : — What will be the effect on democracy in Malawi?

      Death, disability and destitution ruined hundreds of thousands of households, on both sides. He argues against efforts to draw the democratic ethic into the dirty business of geopolitics, military intervention and killing and maiming people. The reminder seems lost these days on most politicians, political parties and governments. In practice, this monitory democracy principle means, of course, that many if not most proposed military interventions would simply never happen. The Apella was an assembly of the people, held once a month, in which every male citizen of at least 30 years of age could participate.

      It might well lead, Tocqueville argued, to a new form of state servitude, the likes of which the world had never before seen. The judges ordered new elections within five months. Consider his claim in Democracy in America that the political form known as democracy, all things considered, extinguishes the aesthetic dimension of life. The thesis was certainly bold, and original.


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