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Master's Thesis from the year 2001 in the subject Politics - General and Theories of International Politics, course: Master in Governance and Political Transformation, language: English, abstract: The fundamental importance of this research work rests on the examination of how the globalisation of security has resulted in the state forfeiting some of its key functions in the area of security. The aim of the study, therefore, is to establish how, as a result of globalisation, the state is no longer able to fully provide security to its citizens. This study started off by outlining globalisation as a process of transformation. The ambivalent and contradictory nature of the process of globalisation was revealed. It was argued that the process of globalisation has an uneven effect on the people of the world. The second part of this study dealt with the concept of human security in the post-Cold War period. It was highlighted that the post-Cold War period necessitated a rethink of the traditional militaristic approach to security. It was shown that the military view of security was restricting and limiting the scope of study of security. Hence a need for a more inclusive approach was necessary. As a result, the security horizon was widened to include not only military, but also economic, political, social and environmental dimensions. The third section dealt with the complex relationship between globalisation and security. The complexity of the relationship emerged from the fact that the evolution of the relation is fundamentally tied to a historical perspective on the evolution of the state and security as a structure of international politics. The other issue which was highlighted was the fact that the state was undergoing transformation and as a result was adopting new roles in its performance of its security function. The complexity of the relationship was also shown by the fact that the process of globalisation is not driven by a single issue - for example econo
About the Author: Abram Monotoane Mosala was born in Batho Location in Bloemfontein in 1964. He is the last born in the family of five sons and two daughters of the late Montlaletsi Nicodimus and Mosai Dorah Mosala. The ANC was formed in Batho Location 52 years ago before the birth of this young African boy. That historical fact was to later have a profound influence in the political thinking of Abram Monotoane Mosala. Abram received his primary education t Marang Primary School and High Education at Sehunelo. Abram joined the Congress of South African Students (COSAS) and later the South African Youth Congress whilst at both primary and high school respectively.

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  • ISBN-13: 9783668540415
  • Publisher: Grin Publishing
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Language: English
  • Returnable: N
  • Weight: 100 gr
  • ISBN-10: 3668540411
  • Publisher Date: 16 Oct 2017
  • Height: 210 mm
  • No of Pages: 66
  • Spine Width: 4 mm
  • Width: 148 mm

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