South Africa and SADCC: Into the 1990s
This chapter examines future political relations between South Africa and the SADCC states. The chapter draws on perspectives from dependency approaches1 as well as from regime theory2. It is not, however, intended as a theoretical critique of the strengths and limitations of these approaches. They merely function as an heuristic tool — assisting the exploration of the socio-economic fabric of the region. Past and present patterns of political interaction are briefly surveyed, and this serves as an introduction to the tentative probing of future political relations.
KeywordsRegional Policy Political Relation Political Interaction Future Political Relation Political Settlement
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