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Title:Dismissed: demobilisation and reintegration of former combatants in Africa
Editor:Cilliers, JakkieISNI
Year:1995
Pages:129
Language:English
City of publisher:Halfway House
Publisher:Institute for Defence Policy
ISBN:0620196696; 9780620196697
Geographic terms:Northeast Africa
Ethiopia
Mozambique
Namibia
South Africa
Uganda
Zimbabwe
Subjects:veterans
demobilization
reintegration
Abstract:This book contains articles on demobilization and social reintegration of former combatants in Africa. The purpose of the book is to inform academics, leaders and persons involved about the challenges and complexities of demobilization, and about the lessons that can be learnt from situations elsewhere in Africa. The book does not consist entirely of new, unpublished material, some of the chapters have previously been published by various organizations. Contributions: Demobilization and reintegration of military personnel in Africa (World Bank); Demobilization and integration: 'Operation Merger' and the Zimbabwe national defence forces, 1980-1987 (Martin Rupiah); The ambiguities of democracy: the demobilization of the Zimbabwean ex-combatants and the ordeal of rehabilitation, 1980-1993 (Muchaparara Musemwa); Demobilization in Mozambique (Michael F. Stephen); The development brigades: the Namibian experience (Simon Shikangalah); Demobilization and reintegration issues in the Horn of Africa (NGO Networking Service); Uganda's experience in national management of demobilization and reintegration (Emilio Mondo); Demobilization and insecurity in Ethiopia and Uganda (Paul Collier); Rightsizing: the challenges of demobilization and social reintegration in South Africa (Tsepe Motumi and Andrew Hudson) [ASC Leiden abstract]
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