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RESEARCH OUTPUTS

Research Focus Areas   

CEMIS research efforts are directed at any aspect of the defence and military value chain, with specific emphasis on strategic and operational levels.   The following broad themes and sub-themes constitute areas of research in line with CEMIS's mandate:


S/NThemeSub-Theme
01Policy
    • National Security Policy
    • Defence Review
    • White Papers
    • Doctrine
    • Civil-military relations
02Human Resources
  • Leadership
  • Training and Education
  • Performance
  • Transformation
03Operations
  • Peace missions
  • Operational deployments
  • Intelligence
  • Developmental tasks
04Defence Industry
  • Acquisition and procurement
  • Research and Development
  • Intellectual Property management
  • Industry Development and Transformation
05Governance
  • Defence Legislation
  • Governance and Accountability
  • Monitoring and evaluation
  • Legal and regulatory Framework
06Equipment
  • Operational efficacy
  • Support to Force Design
  • Fit-for-Purpose Alignment
  • Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO)
  • Modernisation
  • Disposal
07Programme and Project Management
  • Programme or Project Design
  • Programme or Project Delivery
  • Programme or Project Evaluation
08Strategy and Planning
  • Financial Planning models
  • Budget Analysis
  • Strategic and Operational Planning Process
  • Military Strategy
    • Force Structure
  • Force Design
09Resource Management
  • Real estate
  • Natural Environment
  • Infrastructure
10Technology Development
  • Information Technology
  • Cyber Security
  • Research & Development
11Arms Control
  • Arms Transfers
  • Disarmament
  • International Treaties on Arms Control

 

 

RESEARCH OUTPUTS

BOOKS AND CHAPTERS IN BOOKS

Dhladhla, T.J. Demobilisation and Reintegration of Ex-Combatants into Civilian Life: Healing the Wounds? In G. A. J. Van Dyk (Ed.). Strategic Challenges for African Armed Forces for the Next Decade. Stellenbosch: Sun Press, 2008.

Du Plessis, T, Van der Westhuizen G, Liebenberg, I. The willing and the not so willing: conscription and resistance to compulsory military service in South Africa, 1968-1989. Journal for contemporary history 2012; 37(2) : 143-165.

De Wet H.F, Liebenberg, I. Conflict and economic consequences: comparative notes on "going to war". In Reflections on War: Preparedness and Consequences, Sun Press, Stellenbosch, South Africa, 2012: 241-268.                                 

Heinecken L. Contrasting military minds: Is there a difference in the attitudes of officers toward MOOTW? In The Flexible Officer, Artistic and Publishing Company, Rome, Italy, 2001: 129-148.

Heinecken L. Winslow DJ, Soeters J. Diversity in Armed Forces. In Handbook of the Sociology of the Military, Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publisher, New York, 2003: 12.

Heinecken L., Gueli RJ. The Cultural Gap between the Military and Parent Society in South Africa. In Military missions and their implications reconsidered: the aftermath of September 11th. Conflict Management, Peace Economics and Development, Elsevier Ltd, Rome, 2005: 19.

Heinecken L. Ten Years of Military Unionism. In Military missions and their implications reconsidered: the aftermath of September 11th. Conflict Management, Peace Economics and Development, Elsevier Ltd, Rome, 2005: 527-549.

Kgosana, M.C. The Investigation of the Effect of Work and Family Conflict on Marital Satisfaction, in Van Dyk, GAJ (Ed). Strategic Challenges for African Armed Forces for the Next Decade. Stellenbosch, Sun Press, 2009

Le Clus P, Neethling T., ET AL . Modern Political Dictionary, Nuwerwetse Politieke Woordeboek. RAU Pers, Auckland Park, South Africa 2002:526 pp.

Manganyi, C., Liebenberg, I. and Potgieter, T (Eds.). 2012. South Africa and Romania: Transition to democracy and changing security paradigms. Durban: Just Done Publications.

Liebenberg I. Transition from Authoriatarian Rule to Democracy. In South Africa and Romania: Transition to Democracy and Changing Security Paradigms, Just Done Production, Durban, South Africa, 2012: 13-36.                                  

Liebenberg I. The Arms Industry, Reform and Civil-Military Relations in South Africa. In South Africa and Romania: Transition to Democracy and Changing Security Paradigms, Just Done Production, Durban, South Africa, 2012: 233-266.                                       

Liebenberg, I. War in disguise: the responsibility to protect (R2P) as a new means to armed aggression. In Reflections on War: Preparedness and Consequences, Sun Press, Stellenbosch, South Africa, 2012: 269-284.                                 

Liebenberg, I, De Wet, H.F. Militarised politics, economic consequences and the implosion of state legitimacy under apartheid. In Reflections on War: Preparedness and Consequences, Sun Press, Stellenbosch, South Africa, 2012: 65-90.                               

Liebenberg I, Manganyi , C,  Potgieter T.D. Waves of Change, Military-Political Reorientation, Economic Alliances and Uncertain Futures. In South Africa and Romania: Transition to Democracy and Changing Security Paradigms, Just Done Production, Durban, South Africa, 2012: 341-358.              

Liebenberg, I. A Secret Burden: Memories of the Border War by South African Soldiers who fought in it. [Second edition]. Cape Town: Jonathan Ball Publishers (Co-edited with Karen Batley, Carol Allais and Tienie du Plessis), 2008.                               

Liebenberg, I. Evolving experiences: Auto-ethnography and Military Sociology. In: Carreiras, H. and Celso, C. 2013. Qualitative Methods in Military Studies: Research experiences and challenges. London: Routledge.

Liebenberg, I. 2012. Unipolarism and the subversion of international values: The USA and NATO in Syria. The Thinker, Volume 44 (October): 43-46.

Liebenberg, I. Evolving Experiences: Auto-ethnography and military sociology - a South African immersion. In Qualitative Methods in Military Studies: Research Experiences and Challenges, Routledge, London, United Kingdom, 2013: 50-67.

Liebenberg, Ian: Talking Small wars in Far Away lands: Three Incidences in Angola's “Second War of Liberation". In: Regions, Regional Organisations and Military Power - Proceedings of the XXXIII International Congress of Military History, Stellenbosch: Sun Media (Editors: T. Potgieter, I. Liebenberg & A. Esterhuyse), 2008.

Liebenberg, Ian: A Secret Burden: Memories of the Border War by South African Soldiers who fought in it. [Second edition]. Cape Town: Jonathan Ball Publishers (Co-edited with Karen Batley, Carol Allais and Tienie du Plessis), 2008.

Mkhize, MC, Makau, KL, and Madumi, P. 2020. “Good governance under Zuma Administration: Fad or Reality?" In: Lahai, JI, and Ware, H. Governance and Societal Adaptation in Fragile States. Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 171-188.

Mkhize, M., and Sibiya, V. 2019. “Africa at the precipice: lessons from Brazil," In: van der Merwe, J., Bond, P., and Dodd, D. BRICS and Resistance in Africa: Contention, Assimilation and Co-optation, UK: Zed Books, pp. 187-206.

Mkhize, M. 2019. “GEAR past, BRICS future: South Africa protests," In: van der Merwe, J., Bond, P., and Dodd, D. BRICS and Resistance in Africa: Contention, Assimilation and Co-optation, UK: Zed Books, pp. 240-263.

Mthamo, L. and Mkhize, M. 2019. “Indian land acquisitions in Ethiopia: A wolf in sheep's clothing?" In: van der Merwe, J., Bond, P., and Dodd, D. BRICS and Resistance in Africa: Contention, Assimilation and Co-optation, UK: Zed Books, pp. 207-222.

Mkhize, M.C., Manona, W.W., and Madumi, P. 2018. “The Role of Civil Society Organisations in the Pursuit of Sustainable Development Agenda in the Developing Countries," In: Kassa T. Alemu, and Mulunesh Abebe Alebachew, Handbook of Research on Sustainable Development and Governance Strategies for Economic Growth in Africa, United States of America: IGI Global.

Mkhize, M.C., Madumi, P., and Manona, W.W. 2018. “Community Participation a Catalyst for Sustainable Development? Pitfalls, and Opportunities for Post-apartheid South Africa," In: Kassa T. Alemu, and Mulunesh Abebe Alebachew, Handbook of Research on Sustainable Development and Governance Strategies for Economic Growth in Africa, United States of America: IGI Global.

Mkhize, M.C. and Mr P. Madumi. 2017. “Tackling police brutality through non-violent strategies in South Africa: In search of a holistic approach", In: Lt. Col. (Ret) Swaranjil Singh and Dr. Nancy D. Erbe. Creating a Sustainable Vision of Nonviolence in Schools and Society, United States of America: IGI Global.

Mkhize, M.C. 2015. “Peacebuilding in the Democratic Republic of Congo" (Chapter 13), In: Lahai, J.I and Lyons, T. African Frontiers: Insurgency, Governance, and Peacebuilding in Postcolonial States, Australia: Ashgate Publishing.

Mkhize, M.C., and Kuzwayo, T. 2011. “Reflections on Fieldwork", In: Dageid, W, Sliep, Y, Akintola, A and Duckert, F. (2011). Response-ability in the era of AIDS: Building social capital in community care and support, Bloemfontein: African Sun Media.

Potgieter, T. and Liebenberg, I. (Eds.) 2012. Reflections on War: Preparedness and Consequences. Stellenbosch: Sun Media.

Potgieter td. When Maritime Security is absent. In Maritime Security in Southern African Waters, Sun Press, Stellenbosch, South Africa, 2009: 5-22.

Potgieter TD. Counterinsurgency in Africa: The Colonial Experience. In South Africa and Contemporary Counterinsurgency: Roots, Practices, Prospects, UCT Press, Cape Town, South Africa, 2010: 68-82.

Potgieter TD. Clausewitz, the People in Arms and the Liberation Struggle in South Africa: Can they be linked?. In Clausewitz goes Global: Carl von Clausewitz in the Twenty First Century, Miles Verlag, Germany, 2011: 114-128.

Potgieter, TD: “Counter-insurgency in Africa: The Colonial Experience", in Deane-Peter Bake and Evert Jordaan (eds), South Africa and Contemporary Counter-insurgency: Roots, Practices, Prospects (UCT Press, Claremont, 2010).

Potgieter, T.D, Ramokgadi SB. Casualties are given: prepare for them. In Reflections on War: Preparedness and Consequences, Sun Press, Stellenbosch, South Africa, 2012: 125-140.                       

Potgieter, T.D, Theletsane KI. Logistics: 'the sinews of war'. In Reflections on War: Preparedness and Consequences, Sun Press, Stellenbosch, South Africa, 2012: 169-185.                                              

Ramokgadi, S. B. (2015). International Migration and Power Relationships: Exploring Requirements for Successful Regulatory Framework. (In Urbanization and Migration as Factors Affecting Global Economic Development, pp. 80-93). IGI Global.

Ramokgadi, S.B. (2020). National security in complex times: the South African military dimension. (In Defence Diplomacy and National Security Strategy: Views from the Global South and edited by Ian Liebenberg, Dirk Kruijt and Shrikant Paraanjipe). Stellenbosch: Sun Press.

Scholtz l, Potgieter T.D. Counterinsurgency in Afghanistan. In South Africa and Contemporary Counterinsurgency: Roots, Practices, Prospects, UCT Press, Cape Town, South Africa, 2010: 169-184.

Scholtz l, Potgieter, T.D. Counterinsurgency in Afghanistan. In South Africa and Contemporary Counterinsurgency: Roots, Practices, Prospects, UCT Press, Cape Town, South Africa, 2010: 169-184.

Shubin G, Maidanov I, Liebenberg I. (The) South African Armed Forces and Military Industry. Memories Publisher, Moscow , Russian Federation 2010:515 pp.

Van der Merwe, J. Regional Parastatals within South Africa's System of Accumulation. In New South African Review: A Fragile Democracy - Twenty Years On, Wits University Press, Johannesburg, South Africa, 2014: 332-348.                                

Van der Merwe, J. The BRICS Puzzle: Rise of the Non-west or Veiled Sub-imperialism?. In Africa's Growing Role in World Politics, Institute for African Studies, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russian Federation, 2014: 145-162.

JOURNAL ARTICLES

Beukes, T.J.N. Taking the Lonely Walk in Iraq and Afghanistan. Scientia Militaria: South African Journal of Military Studies 2014; 42(1) : 122-132.    

Blanche H.L., Liebenberg JCR. A View from Cuba: Internationalists against apartheid. Journal of Contemporary History 2009; 34(1) : 81-112.   

Dhladhla, T.J & De Kock, F S: Psychological Testing in South Africa: Current Issues and Challenges. Testing International: An Official Publication of the International Test Commission, Vol. 19, July 2008.
Dhladhla, T J & Van Dyk, G A J: Management of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in the Military: An Intervention Model. Journal of Psychology in Africa, 19 (4), 591 – 596, 2009.

Dhladhla, T J: Demobilisation and Reintegration of Ex-Combatants into Civilian Life: Breaking the Cycle of Conflict in Africa. International Journal of Social Science, 1 (2), 125 – 135, 2009.

Du Plessis, M.J. The Precautionary Principle as a common sense approach to Biotechnology Futures. Africa Insight 2004; 34(2/3) : 97-100.  

Du Plessis, M.J. The impact of a war on terror on African security. Strategic Review for Southern Africa/Stragiese Oorsig vir Suider-Afrika 2005; 27(1) : 47-65.         

Gueli,  R.J. Bin Laden and al-Qaeda: Challenging the assumption of transnational terrorism. Strategiese Oorsig vir Suider-Afrika 2003; 25(2) : 22-54.             
 
Gueli, R.J. Humanitarian intervention in Africa: Towards a new posture. Scientia Militatia: South African Journal of Military Studies 2004; 32(1) : 120-142.   

Heinecken, L. Preparing for operations other than war: How equipped is the SANDF to deal with soft missions. Strategiese Oorsig vir Suider-Afrika 2002; 24(1) : 63-90.  
 
Heinecken, L. Affirming gender equality: The challenges facing the South African Armed Forces. Current Sociology - Sociologie Contemporaine 2002; 50(5) : 715-728.              
Heinecken, L. Facing a merciless enemy: HIV/Aids and the South African Armed Forces. Armed Forces and Society 2003; 29(2) : 281-300.    
 
Heinecken,  L., Nel  M, Janse van Vuuren J. Military Discipline: Where are we going wrong?. Strategiese Oorsig vir Suider-Afrika 2003; XXV(1) : 88-106.​

Heinecken L, Gueli R, Neethling A. Defence, democracy and South Africa's civil-military gap. Scientia Militaria: South African Journal of Military Studies 2005; 33(1) : 119-140.               

Heinecken LPT. South Africa's Armed Forces in Transition: Adapting to the new Strategic and Political Environment. Society in Transition (Formerly:South African Journal of Sociology/Suid-Afrikaanse Tydskrif vir Sosiologie) 2005; 36(1) : 74-97.

Kalamdien, D.J. & Lawrence, A.R. 2017. A proposed Typology of the military bully. Scientia Militaria: South African Journal for Military Studies, 45(1): 122-144.​
Kgosana MC. Psychosocial Effects of Conditions of Military Deployment. Journal of Psychology in Africa 2011; 21(2) : 323-326.

Khanyile, MB. The Ethnic Factor in the SA National Defence Force: Recruitment Strategies Revisited. Politeia, vol. 16, no. 1, 1997.

Khanyile, MB. Trans-Atlantic Relations in the Southern Cone: A common security agenda.  Scientia Militaria, vol. 28, no. 2, 1998.

Khanyile, MB.  Brazil-South Africa Relations: The Military Dimension.  UNISA Latin American Report, vol. 14, no. 2, 1 Accountability and Oversight in the New South African Intelligence Community: A Preliminary Assessment.  Africa Insight, no. 28, Issue 1-2, 1998.

Khanyile, MB. Accountability and Oversight in the New South African Intelligence Community: A Preliminary Assessment.  Africa Insight, no. 28, Issue 1-2, 1998.

Khanyile, MB.  South Africa's Arms Transfers in 1997: Morality and Reality.  Africa Insight, vol. 29, Issue 3-4, 1999.

Khanyile, MB.  Revisiting the Zone of Peace and Cooperation in the South Atlantic: A South African Perspective.  UNISA Latin American Report, vol 15, No. 2, 1999.

Khanyile, MB. South Africa's Post-1994 Military Relations with the Mercusor Countries: Prospects and Challenges, Strategic Review for Southern Africa, November 2004.

Liebenberg, I. (Trans-)grense, talighede, boek en bloedrefleksies (review article) in SA Tydskrif vir Letterkunde, 47(1): 122 – 135, 2010.
Liebenberg, I. 2011.  Sociology in Practice: H W van der merwe's contribution to conflict resoulution and mediation in South Africa.  Acta Academia: Vol. 43(1): 1-38.

Liebenberg, I. A view from Cuba: Internationalists against apartheid (co-authored with Hedelberto López Blanch, Journal Juventad), Journal for Contemporary History, Vol. 34(1): 81-112), 2009.
Liebenberg, I. Afrikaner Nationalism, Tertiary Military Education and Civil Discontent: Student attitudes at an Afrikaans university from Apartheid's beginnings to the end of the Angolan war, 1950 – 1989. ACTA (Volume II), International Commission for Military History: 646 – 665, 2009.
Liebenberg, I. Beyond the Border War, Scientia Militaria: 124 – 130, 2009.
Liebenberg, Ian: Beyond the Border War, Scientia Militaria: 124 – 130, 2009.

Liebenberg, I. Viewing 'the other'over a hundred and a score more years: South Africa and Russia (1890 -2010). Journal for Transdisciplinary Research in Southern Africa 2010; 6(2) : 428-460.     

Liebenberg, I. Sociology in practice: H W van der Merwe's contribution to conflict resolution and mediation in South Africa. Acta Academica 2011; 43(1) : 1-38.            

Liebenberg jcr. From racialism to authoritarianism: South Africa, militarised politics and the implosion of state legitimacy under apartheid. ISPAIM 2011; 10(16) : 64-93.

Liebenberg JCR. (Trans)- grense, talighede, boek- en bloedrefleksies. Tydskrif vir Letterkunde 2010; 47(11) : 131-145.               

Liebenberg I, De Kock P. Transforming the state away from the State? Radical social action and 'minority attraction' under scrutiny. South African Journal of Philosophy 2010; 29(2) : 195-207.             

Liebenberg, I, Du Plessis T, Van der Westhuizen, G. Through the mirage: Retracing moments of war "up there". Scientia Militaria: South African Journal of Military Studies 2010; 38(2): 131-149.

Liebenberg JCR, De Wet, H.F. Ideologies, (new) economics, defence and people: Five decades in the state of South Africa. Politeia 2014; 33(1) : 3-34.                             

Mkhize, M.C. and Makau, K.L. 2018. “Is xenophobic violence and criminality systemic in post-apartheid South Africa? A critical analysis of growing denialism to 2015 incidents", Politeia, 37(1): 1-21.

Mkhize, M.C. 2017. “New interventions and sustainable solutions: Reappraising illegal artisanal mining in South Africa", South African Crime Quarterly, 61: 67- 75.

Maharajh, L.R., Nkosi, T., and Mkhize, M.C. 2016. “Teachers' experiences of the implementation of the Curriculum and Assessment Policy Statement (CAPS) in three primary schools in KwaZulu-Natal", Africa Public Service Delivery & Performance Review Journal, 4(3): 371-388.

Mkhize, M.C. and P. Madumi. 2016. “Are police deaths a consequence of flaws in the South African Police Service administration? A SWOT analysis", African Security Review, 25(4): 323-339. Available at: DOI: 10.1080/10246029.2016.1225584 

Mkhize, M.C. 2015. “Is South Africa's 20 years of democracy in crisis? Examining the impact of unrest incidents in local protests in the post-apartheid South Africa", African Security Review, 24(2): 190 – 206. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10246029.2015.1038285

Mulaudzi M M, Liebenberg JCR. From apartheid to batho pele: An exploratory study on service delivery and public participation in Atteridgeville-Saulsville. Journal for Contemporary History 2013; 38(1) : 142-161.                

Neethling,  T.G. Military forces and non-traditional military roles: Assessing post-cold war developments and considering some implications for the SANDF. Journal for Contemporary History (and International Relations)/Joernaal vir Eietydse Geskiedenis (en Internasionale Verhoudinge) 2002; 27(1) : 1-18.        

Neethling, T.G. Sub-Regional peacekeeping arrangements in Africa: Advantages, disadvantages and reflections on the way forward. Development Policy Management Bulletin 2002; 9(3) : 10-13.

Neethling, T.G. The South African military and peacekeeping: Reflections on conditions, capacity-building and prospects. Scientia Militaria 2003; 31(1) : 95-110.              

Potgieter TD. The lack of maritime security in the Horn of Africa Region: Scope and effect. Strategic Review for Southern Africa (ISSUP Strategic Review) 2009; XXXI(1) : 65-98.   

Potgieter, TD and Grundling, A: 'Admiral Elphinstone and the Conquest and Defence of the Cape of Good Hope, 1795-96', Scientia Militaria, 35(2), 2007.
Potgieter, TD and Pommerin, R (editors): Maritime Security in Southern African Waters (Sun Press, Stellenbosch, 2009).
Potgieter, TD and Schofield, C: 'Poverty, poaching and pirates: geopolitical instability and maritime insecurity off the Horn of Africa' Journal of the Indian Ocean Region (Routledge Taylor and Francis), 6 (1), 2010.

Potgieter, TD, 'Maritime Insecurity around the Horn of Africa', translated into Russian and accepted for publication in the Russian academic journal, Asia i Afrika Segodnya, November (N11 2008), 2008.
Potgieter, TD: 'The effect of the absence of maritime security on the Horn of Africa Region', ISSUP Strategic Review, XXXI (1), 2009.

Potgieter, TD: “When Maritime Security is absent", in Potgieter, TD and Reiner Pommerin (editors), Maritime Security in Southern African Waters (Sun Press, Stellenbosch, 2009).

Potgieter, TD: 'Somali Piracy: regional context and international response', Militaire Spectator (Netherlands), 179 (1), 2010.
Potgieter, TD: From Imperial Defence to a Navy Serving a Nation: The Evolution of South African Maritime Defence', Proceedings of the XXXIInd Congress of International Commission of Military History, “Nation State, Nationalism and the Military", H. Ehlert and W. Heineman (eds) (German Military History Commission, Militärgeschichtliches Forschungsamt, Potsdam, 2007).
Potgieter, TD: Naval Readiness and Operations far from Home: The Lucas Expedition, 1796, Alexandre de Sousa Pinto and David Manuel Martelo (eds), Proceedings of the XXXVth Congress of the International Commission of Military History, “Warfare in the Age of Napoleon: Precedents, Military Campaigns and Lasting Impact" (Portuguese National Military History Commission, Oporto, 2010).
Potgieter, TD: The Origins and Effect of Maritime Insecurity on Somalia, Matteo Paesano, et al (eds), Proceedings of the XXXIVth Congress of the International Commission of Military History, “Military Conflicts and Civil Populations" (Italian Commission of Military History, Ministry of Defence, Rome, 2009).Potgieter TD. Indian Ocean Maritime Security: Strategic Context and Characteristics. ISPAIM 2011; 10(16) : 18-63.                               

Potgieter TD. South Africa and maritime power in the Indian Ocean. Journal of the Indian Ocean Region 2011; 7(1) : 35-45.Ramokgadi, S. B. (2014). Convergence of hope and trust in a developmental democratic state and the normalisation of political clientelism in South Africa. Journal of Public Administration, 49(3), 726-743.

Ramokgadi, S. B. (2014). The envisioned African Standby Force: An incomplete, failed initiative? Journal of African Union Studies, 3(1), 83-104.

 Ramokgadi, S. B. (2019). Exploring the military role in support of development in Southern Africa. University of Stellenbosch, SUNLearn Publications.

Ramokgadi, S. (2017). International migration and formal power: Requirements for successful regulation. The EUrASEANs: Journal on Global Socio-Economic Dynamics, (3 (4)), 57-67.

Ramokgadi, S.B. (2015). Indigenous Green Vegetables and African Livelihood Practices: Exploring Traditional Knowledge in Indigenous Green Vegetables. The International Journal of Health, Wellness and Society, Volume 4, Issue 3-4, May 2015, pp.47-57.

 Scholtz, L and Potgieter, TD: “Building Stability in the face of Insurgency: Lessons from Afghanistan", in Deane-Peter Bake and Evert Jordaan (eds), South Africa and Contemporary Counter-insurgency: Roots, Practices, Prospects (UCT Press, Claremont, 2010).

 Wittmann G, Liebenberg, I. Mädchen in Uniform - gender, power and sexuality in times of militarisation. Scientia Militaria: South African Journal of Military Studies 2013; 41(1): 138-154.

 

BOOK REVIEWS

Du Plessis M.J. Review of: Political ideologies: Their origins and impact (seventh edition). Politeia: Tydskrif vir Politieke Wetenskappe 2003; 22(1) : 169-171.

Lawrence, A.R. (2012). Bush War: the road to Cuito Canavale. Soviet soldiers' accounts of the Angolan War. Journal for Contemporary History, 37(2), pp.314 – 317.

Neethling T.G. Review of: Whither regional peace and security: The Democratic Republic of Congo after the war. Politeia: Tydskrif vir Politieke Wetenskappe 2001; 20(3) : 115-118.            

Neethling T.G. Review of: Greed and grievance: Economic agenda in civil wars. Africa Insight 2001; 31(4) : 61-62.  

 

CONFERENCE PAPERS AND PROCEEDINGS

Dhladhla, T. J & Van Dyk, G.A.J. Management of Stress and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in the South African National Defence Force (SANDF): A Model for Discussion. 1st Bi-Annual Conference of the School for Defence and Resource Management, Faculty of Military Science, Stellenbosch University: 10–12 September 2007, Deployment Challenges of Peacekeeping Operations in Africa, Saldanha Bay, South Africa, 2007.

Dhladhla, T. J.Demobilisation and Reintegration of Ex-Combatants into Civilian Life: Healing the Wounds? 1st International Conference on Challenges Facing African Armed Forces for the Next Decade, 16 – 18 September 2008, Saldanha, South Africa.

Heinecken, L. Affirming gender equality: The challenges facing the South African Armed Forces. Interim Conference 2000 of the International Sociological Association RC 01, Sowi, Straussberg, Germany, 2001: 97-122.

Liebenberg, I. Afrikaner Nationalism, Tertiary Military Education and Civil Discontent: Student attitudes at an Afrikaans University from Apartheid's beginnings to the end of the Angolan War, 1950 - 1989. Paper delivered at the XXXIVth Conference of the International Commission for Military History, Trieste, Italy, 31 August – 05 September 2008.

Liebenberg, I. 2011.  From racialism to authoritarian: South Africa, militarized politics and implosion of state legitimacy under apartheid.  ISPAIM Occasional Paper, Volume 10 (16): 64-93

Dhladhla, T J & De Kock, F S: Psychometric Properties of the General Health Questionnaire (GHQ-28) in Three African Countries. Poster Presented at the 6th Conference of the International Test Commission, Liverpool, July 2008.

Liebenberg, Ian: Auto-ethnography as a research methodology in military sociology. Paper delivered at the XVII World Congress of Sociology, Gothenborg, Sweden, 13 July 2010.
Liebenberg, Ian: Getting published, lecture delivered at a Faculty of Military Science/Centre for Military Studies workshop on article publishing, 26 February, Saldanha, 2010.

Liebenberg, Ian: Globalisation and Inequality. Paper delivered at the Annual Conference of the Philosophical Society of Southern Africa, 20-22 January, Monash University, South Africa, 2010.

Liebenberg, Ian: Questions asked, questions contested: The Angolan War, 1975 – 1989. Paper delivered at the XXXIIIth International Congress of Military History, Cape Town, 12 – 17 August 2007.

Liebenberg, Ian: Socio-political Challenges: Development, Democracy and Diversity. Contribution to The Social Environment component for Business Futures 2008 (25th edition of the series), Institute for Futures Research, University of Stellenbosch Business School, 2008.

Liebenberg, Ian: Regions, Regional Organisations and Military Power - Proceedings of the XXXIII International Congress of Military History, Stellenbosch: Sun Media (co-editors: T. Potgieter & A. Esterhuyse), 2008.

Mkhize, M.C. 2017. GEAR past, BRICS future: The nation protests, Paper delivered at the 14 International Conference of Africanists, Institute for African Studies, Russian Academy of Sciences, October 2017.

Mkhize M.C. 2017. The rationale and drivers of student protests in post-apartheid South Africa, Paper delivered at the 11th Annual Africa Young Graduates and Scholars Conference, Kempton Park, Johannesburg: 13-14 March 2017.

Manaka, M.S., and Mkhize, M.C. 2016. Assessing the impact of teaching and learning technologies on students' performance at Stellenbosch University, Paper delivered at the Annual Teaching and Learning conference, 26 – 28 October 2016, Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch, South Africa.

Mkhize, M.C. 2014. The quest for democracy and good governance in the post-apartheid South Africa: Critical Reflections on the role of civil society from 1994 to 2014, Paper delivered at the 4th Toyila Fayola Annual International Conference (TOFAC), Durban, 3rd -5 July 2014.

Mkhize M.C. 2014. Is South Africa a 'protest capital'? Examining South Africa's protest-prone democracy from 1994 to 2014, Paper delivered at the4th Toyila Fayola Annual International Conference (TOFAC), Durban, 3rd -5 July 2014.

Mkhize M.C. 2014. The Role of Traditional Rulers in African Development: Limits and Prospects in post-apartheid South Africa, Paper delivered at the 13TH International Conference of Africanists “Society and Politics in Africa: Traditional, Transitional, and New" Moscow (Russia), 27-30 May 2014.

Mkhize M.C. 2010. What are common themes that inform African Renaissance discourse? Paper delivered at the African Knowledge Producers – a critical engagement, Bernard M. Magubane at 80: the celebration of a life, 26 – 28 August 2010.

Potgieter, TD (editor), Esterhuyse, A and Liebenberg, I (co-editors): Regions, Regional Organisations and Military Power, Proceedings of the XXXIII International Congress of Military History, Cape Town, 2007 (African Sun Media, Stellenbosch, 2008).Potgieter, TD and Schofield, C: Horn of Troubles: Maritime Aspects of Food Security and Law and Order off Somalia (edited and abridged version), in  Lee Cordier (ed), Proceedings from the Indian Ocean Maritime Security Symposium, Australian Defence College, Canberra, 15-17 April 2009 (Australian National Centre for Ocean Resources and Security (ANCORS), University of Wollongong, Australia, 2009).

​Potgieter, TD: 'The Maritime Security Quandary in the Horn of Africa Region: Causes, Consequences and Responses' in the East Africa Human Security Forum, January 2008, Hans Seidel Foundation, http://www.hss.or.ke/documents/MaritimeSecurity.pdf.

Potgieter, TD and Fouche, H: Combating Piracy on African Seas, Workshop A, 4th Annual Maritime Surveillance, Safety and Security Conference, IQPC, Cape Town, 26-29 August 2008.

Potgieter, TD and Fouché, H: Piracy and Terror at Sea, Workshop presented at AMC Sea Piracy in Africa Summit, Cullinan Hotel, Cape Town, 26-28 August 2009.

Potgieter, TD and Monama, F: Practicing Military History in Southern Africa, Historiographical Perspectives, Pitfalls and Potential, 11th Conference of Africanists, 'Africa's Development: Possibilities and Constraints' Moscow, Russia, 22-24 May 2008.

Potgieter, TD and Schofield, C: Horn of Troubles: Maritime Aspects of Food Security and Law and Order off Somalia, Indian Ocean Maritime Security Symposium, Australian Defence College, Canberra, organisers Australian National Centre for Ocean Resources and Security (ANCORS), University of Wollongong, Australia, 15-17 April 2009.

Potgieter, TD: African Maritime Security in the Indian Ocean: Key Issues, Security Cooperation and Strategy, “Maritime Safety and Security in Africa Seminar", organised by Africa Center for Strategic Studies, National Defence University, Washington (USA), held in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, 18-23 April 2010.

Potgieter, TD: African Maritime Security in the Indian Ocean: Key Issues, Security Cooperation and Strategy, biannual conference of the South African Historical Association on “Milestones: Commemorating South African History", North-West University, Potchefstroom, South Africa, 22-24 July 2010.

Potgieter, TD: Analysing Maritime Security around the Horn of Africa – Djibouti, Somalia, Kenya, 4th Annual Maritime Surveillance, Safety and Security Conference, IQPC, Cape Town, 26-29 August 2008.

Potgieter, TD: Assessing Horn of Africa Piracy, Middle East Maritime Security and Surveillance Conference, Gulf Hotel and Convention Centre, Manama, Bahrain, 31 May – 1 June 2010.

Potgieter, TD: Breaking Maritime Boundaries, Annual Congress South African Sociological Association, Wits University, Johannesburg, 28 June-2 July 2009.

Potgieter, TD: Combating African Piracy, 1st International Conference, School for Human Resource Development, Faculty of Military Science, SU, on 'Strategic Challenges for African Armed Forces for the Next Decade', Saldanha, 16-18 September 2008.

Potgieter, TD: Contemporary African piracy: context, causes and responses, “War and Security Studies Seminar Series", Centre for Military History and Strategic Studies, National University of Ireland (NUI), Maynooth, 13 October 2009.

Potgieter, TD: Indian Ocean Maritime Security: Key Issues, Prospects and Security Cooperation, Expert Meeting on Indian Ocean Security, SADSEN (Southern Africa Defence and Security Network) Conference, La Plantation, Mauritius, 30-31 August 2009.

Potgieter, TD: Introductory Notes and Framework: Insurgency and Counterinsurgency as Field of Study, Doctrine Workshop, SA Army, Military Academy, 7 December 2009.

Potgieter, TD: Maritime security and piracy, Irish Maritime College, Cork, Ireland, 15 October 2009.

Potgieter, TD: Maritime Security: The Horn of Africa, AMC Sea Piracy in Africa Summit, Cullinan Hotel, Cape Town, 26-28 August 2009.

Potgieter, TD: Naval Readiness and Operations far from Home: The Lucas Expedition, 1796, XXXVth Congress of the International Commission of Military History, “Warfare in the Age of Napoleon: Precedents, Military Campaigns and Lasting Impact", Oporto, Portugal, 30 August – 4 September 2009.

Potgieter, TD: Port Security: House of Cards of Maritime Security, International Summit, “Seaport Security Southern Africa", Radisson Blu Hotel, Cape Town, South Africa, 14 – 15 September 2010.

Potgieter, TD: Teaching African Military History, Workshop: Lessons of Military History, Proposal for a Multilateral Research Project, Reading University, UK, 19-20 May 2008.

Potgieter, TD: The Maritime Security Quandary in the Horn of Africa Region: Causes, Consequences and Responses, International Conference on Maritime Security Issues around the East Coast of Africa, ISS and the Hans Seidel Foundation, Mombasa, Kenya, 26 November 2007.

Potgieter, TD: The Nature and Impact of Maritime Insecurity on the Horn of Africa Region, 11th Conference of Africanists, 'Africa's Development: Possibilities and Constraints' Moscow, Russia, 22-24 May 2008.

Potgieter, TD: The Origins and Effect of Maritime Insecurity on Somalia, XXXIVth Congress of the International Commission of Military History, 'Military Conflicts and Civil Population, Trieste, Italy, 31 August – 5 September 2008.

Potgieter, TD: The Soviet Counterinsurgency Campaign in Afghanistan, XXXVIth Congress of the International Commission of Military History, “Insurgency and Counterinsurgency Warfare since 1800", Amsterdam, Netherlands, 29 August – 3 September 2010.

Potgieter, TD: When Maritime Security is Absent', International Conference on Maritime Security in Southern African Waters, Stellenbosch, 22-23 July 2008.

Neethling TG. Globalism, multilateralism and the promotion of (sub)regional peace and security: The role of SADC in Southern Africa. The Africa 40th Anniversary Conference of the Africa Institute of South Africa, Africa Institute of South Africa, Pretoria, South Africa, 2001: 375-392.

Neethling TG. The White Paper on South African participation in international peace missions: Reflections on an important foreign policy document. South Africa since 1994: Lessons and prospects, Africa Institute of South Africa, Pretoria, South Africa, 2002: 125-144.

Liebenberg, I. Talking small wars in far away lands: Three incidences in Angola's "Second War of Liberation". Regions, Regional Organisations and Military Power, XXXIII International Congress of the International Commission of Military History, Waterfront, Cape Town, South Africa, Sun Media 2008: 63-79

Liebenberg I., Visser G.E.. Afrikaner Nationalism, Tertiary Military Education and Civil Discontent: Student attitudes at an Afrikaans University from Apartheid's beginnings to the end of the Angolan War, 1950-1989. XXXIVth Congress of the International Commission of Military History, “Military Conflicts and Civil Populations", Trieste Congress Centre, Rome, Italy, Italian Commission of Military History, Ministry of Defence 2009: 675-692.                   

Potgieter TD. The Origins and Effect of Maritime Insecurity on Somalia. XXXIVth Congress of the International Commission of Military History, “Military Conflicts and Civil Populations", Trieste Congress Centre, Rome, Italy, Italian Commission of Military History, Ministry of Defence 2009: 639-651.

 Potgieter TD. The Soviet Counterinsurgency Campaign in Afghanistan. XXXVIth Congress of the International Commission of Military History, Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands, International Commission of Military History 2011: 214-238.

 RamokgadI S. Integrated crisis management, local government and regionalism: a Conceptual framework. The 2nd Annual Conference. Conference Proceedings: The Challenges of Local Government in South Africa (SAAPAM Limpopo Chapter), The Runch Protea Hotel, Polokwana, South Africa, SAAPAM 2013: 24-37.

Ramokgadi, S. B. (2014). Security Frontiers in the African Great Lake Region:  Exploration onto Grassroots Peace Networks. African Studies Association of Australasia and the Pacific – AFSAAP 37th Annual Conference – Dunedin – New Zealand – 25-26 November 2014 Conference Proceedings (published January 2015): Africa: Diversity and Development''.

Ramokgadi, S. B., & Theletsane, K. I. (2018). Reconfiguring Military Capabilities into the 21st Century: Reflections on Selected Operational Activities for Development. Published in the Conference Proceedings of the International Conference on Public Administration and Development Alternatives held during the period 04-06 July 2018 at the Military Academy and hosted by IPADA in collaboration with the Faculty of Military Science, Stellenbosch University, Saldahna Bay, South Africa.

 Ramokgadi, S.B. (2011). Capacity building and disaster management: Lesson learned from armed conflict experiences.  South African Association of Public Administration and Management (SAAPAM) hosting its 11th International Conference on Local Government during the period  26 -28 October 2011 in Durban, South Africa. Theme: Revisiting the role of Local Government.

 Ramokgadi, S.B. (2011). International relations and challenges of local government in post-crisis societies: An examination of the new-governance complex.  South African Association of Public Administration and Management (SAAPAM) hosting its 11th International Conference on Local Government during the period  26 -28 October 2011 in Durban, South Africa. Theme: Revisiting the role of Local Government.

 Theletsane, K.I. & Ramokgadi, S.B. (2012). The challenges of the proposed implementation of the military ombudsman bill. South African Association of Public Administration and Management, in conjunction with the Centre for African Studies – University of Free State hosts its 12th Annual Conference at the University of Free State during the period 7-9 March 2012.

 Ramokgadi, S.B. (2012). Indigenous knowledge and force multiplication: challenges of capacity building and specific local need. South African Association of Public Administration and Management, in conjunction with the Centre for African Studies – University of Free State hosts its 12th Annual Conference at the University of Free State during the period 7-9 March 2012.

 Ramokgadi, S.B. (2013). Integrated Crisis Management, Local Government, and Regionalism: A Conceptual Framework, South African Association of Public Administration and Management (SAAPAM) hosting its 13th International Conference on Local Government during the period 15-18 August 2013 in Leboa-Kgomo, Limpopo Province, South Africa.

 Ramokgadi, S.B. (2015). Collaborative Governance and Public Good: Exploration onto Poverty Reduction Strategy in sub-Saharan Africa setting. South African Association of Public Administration and Management (SAAPAM) hosting its 15th International Conference on Local Government during the period 21-24 April 2015 in Ditsong Cultural History Museum (Pretoria), Gauteng Province, South Africa. Theme: Half a century of discipline existence, antecedents, evolution, scholarship, trends and issues.

Ramokgadi, S.B. & Theletsane, K.I. (2018). Decolonizing Public Administration Theory and Practices in Southern Africa: Lessons from the Military Role. South African Association of Public Administration and Management, in collaboration with the North-West University, hosting its 18th Annual Conference - Building State Capacity for Democracy's Developmental Mandate during the period 8-11 May 2018 and held at Mmabatho Palms (Mahikeng), North West Province, South Africa.

Ramokgadi, S.B. & Theletsane, K.I. (2018). The Big Question in Public and Development Management: Towards Decolonising Public Administration and Research. South African Association of Public Administration and Management, in collaboration with the North-West University, hosting its 18th Annual Conference - Building State Capacity for Democracy's Developmental Mandate during the period 8-11 May 2018 and held at Mmabatho Palms (Mahikeng), North West Province, South Africa.

Ramokgadi, S.B. (2019). Africanising P(p)ublic Administration as a Practice and Science: Lessons from Military Experiences in Southern Africa. South African Association of Public Administration and Management (SAAPAM) – 19th Annual  conference of in collaboration with the University of Mpumalanga, 14-17 May 2019 held in Nelspruit, Mpumalanga, South Africa.

 Theletsane, K.I. & Ramokgadi, S.B. (2019). Military Role in Supporting Sustainable Development in Southern Africa: UN Guidelines on Operational Activities for Development. South African Association of Public Administration and Management (SAAPAM) – 19th Annual  conference of in collaboration with the University of Mpumalanga, 14-17 May 2019 held in Nelspruit, Mpumalanga, South Africa.

 Ramokgadi, S. B. (2014). Security Frontiers in the African Great Lake Region:  Exploration onto Grassroots Peace Networks. African Studies Association of Australasia and the Pacific – AFSAAP 37th Annual Conference – Dunedin – New Zealand – 25-26 November 2014 Conference Proceedings (published January 2015): Africa: Diversity and Development''.

 Ramokgadi, S.B. (2019). Taking stock of common defence and security in Southern Africa: Administrative arrangements and related initiatives. International Conference on Public Administration and Development Alternatives (IPADA) hosting its 4th Annual Conference – Democracy, elections and administration in Africa during the period 3-5 July 2019 at the Southern Sun O.R. Tambo, Johannesburg, South Africa.

 Ramokgadi, S.B. (2019). Scope and theory building in Public Administration for Africa: Perspectives in Regional Defence Administration. International Conference on Public Administration and Development Alternatives (IPADA) hosting its 4th Annual Conference – Democracy, elections and administration in Africa during the period 3-5 July 2019 at the Southern Sun O.R. Tambo, Johannesburg, South Africa.

 Ramokgadi, S. B., & Theletsane, K. I. (2018). Reconfiguring Military Capabilities into the 21st Century: Perspectives in Effect-Based Operations. International Conference on Public Administration and Development Alternatives held during the period 04-06 July 2018 at the Military Academy and hosted by IPADA in collaboration with the Faculty of Military Science, Stellenbosch University, Saldahna Bay, South Africa.

 Ramokgadi, S. B. (2018). Theory building in public administration: perspectives in regional defence administration. International Conference on Public Administration and Development Alternatives held during the period 04-06 July 2018 at the Military Academy and hosted by IPADA in collaboration with the Faculty of Military Science, Stellenbosch University in Saldahna Bay, South Africa.