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Understanding the rise of Boko Haram and its discontents
(Faculty of the Humanities, University of the Free State, 2014)
Religious extremism has plagued Africa for many years. From its earlier permutation in North Africa in the 1980s and 1990s to its recent expression in East and West Africa, every part of the continent has had its own story ...
Potential for cooperation rather than conflict in the face of water degradation: the cases of the Nile River and Okavango River basins
(Faculty of the Humanities, University of the Free State, 2014-06)
Although the notion of environmental security is a relatively new dimension of international relations, and of politics in general, it would be inane to assume that problems of environmental change are in any way novel. ...
The ‘shifting’ nature of theory in international relations: why the future of the discipline is its Waltzian past
(University of the Free State, 2014)
Within the discipline of International Relations (IR), ‘new’ conceptions of theory, specifically those subscribing to, on the one hand, an inductivist and empiricist conception of theory, and, on the other hand, a ...