Zimbabwe Watch
  About ZW
  Press statements
  Publications
  Column Wilf Mbanga
  Links
  Contact us
 
 
civil society | elections | food security | freedom of expression | government
human rights | labour | land reform | laws | MDC | refugees | ZANU-PF
international agreements | NEPAD | SADC | South Africa
sanctions | Commonwealth | Europe | Great Britain | USA
elections 2005 | Murambatsvina evictions
See also: links


Title   Quiet diplomacy in Zimbabwe: a case study of South Africa in Africa
Author Lodge, Tom
Edition PDF
Published Leiden: ASC
Year 2004-10-27
Pages 10
Abstract Presentation, delivered at the Africa Studies Centre in Leiden, focusing on South Africa's relationship with Africa, with the "quiet diplomacy" on Zimbabwe as case study. The consensual position among academic foreign-policy commentators is that South Africaís foreign policy was in an early phase largely shaped by 'idealist' human-rights perspectives, but it has changed to a more pragmatic and indeed narrow definition of national interest as well as a growing commitment to multilateral approaches. It will examine Zimbabwe as a case study to test the validity of such an argument. Tom Lodge is a political scientist at Wits University.

asc.leidenuniv.nl
Bestand Lodge_20041027.pdf (47 Kb)
Country South-Africa , Zimbabwe
Themes
  • International Relations
download AdobeReader to read PDF files<†back




Recent documents:
Difficult dialogue: Zimbabwe-South Africa economic relations since 2000
Solidarity Peace Trust, Oct 23, 2007
To what extent is South African business profiting from the crisis in Zimbabwe?
Destructive Engagement: violence, mediation and politics in Zimbabwe
Solidarity Peace Trust, July 10, 2007
Increasing repression, what are the chances for mediation by South African president Mbeki?
Zimbabwe: an end to the stalemate?
International Crisis Group, March 5, 2007
Is Mugabe finally loosing his grip on power?