Security Governance, Policing, and Local Capacity

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This volume explores the experiments in community security based upon the well known Zwelethemba model in South Africa and other case studies around the globe. By examining these cases and their outcomes, the authors provide a theoretical analysis of the models used. They present a series of modified design principles for future applications in local security governance. Whenever possible raw data is used and a thorough analysis of existing information on security governance is included. This is an important ...

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Overview

This volume explores the experiments in community security based upon the well known Zwelethemba model in South Africa and other case studies around the globe. By examining these cases and their outcomes, the authors provide a theoretical analysis of the models used. They present a series of modified design principles for future applications in local security governance. Whenever possible raw data is used and a thorough analysis of existing information on security governance is included. This is an important examination of experimental models and a presentation of new groundbreaking theory and design models in engaging the local community in solving security governance problems.

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Table of Contents

Introduction
Definitions
Good Security Governance
The Zwelethemba Road
Reaching Zwelethemba
A Road Block
Roads from Zwelethemba
The Road to This Book
Justice Through Peace
Justice as Just Deserts
Restorative Justice: Justice as Healing
Restorative Justice and the Criminal Justice System
Zwelethemba’s Justice
Mechanisms for Building Justice Through Peace
Democracy in Many Places
Shifting Conceptions
Democratic Deficit
Democracy Blackmail
The Displacement of Politics as a Democratic Requirement
Zwelethemba and the Displacement of Politics
Zwelethemba and the Challenge of Building Private Democratic Spaces
Disputes over Property
"Futures Games" Versus "Blaming Games"
Making Up and Resolving Disputes
Building Symbolic Capital
Preventing Escalation
Social Disputes
Increasing the Level of Transparency
Drawing Upon Community Norms and Values
Root Causes
Domestic Disputes
Mobilizing Normative Standards
Aligning Local and Cosmopolitan Values
Reviews and Reflection on Practice
Multiple Accountabilities
Accountability—Where We Have Been
A New Crisis of Accountability?
New Ideas on How to Perceive and Strengthen Accountability
The Zwelethemba Experience—Accountability Mechanisms and Challenges
Communal Accountability
Deliberative Accountability
Horizontal Accountability
Hierarchical Accountability
Accountability Relations Between the Peace Committees and the Community Peace Program
Disrespecting the Framework
Accountability Relations to the South African State and Its Constitution
Accountability in Learning Processes
Accountability Through the Market
Human Rights in Development
No Development Without a Strong State
What Is a Strong State?
Development and Human Rights
Human Rights
Reconciling Universal Human Rights With Local Norms
Reconciling Tensions Within the Family of Human Rights
Human Development
Building Individual Capacity
Reimagining Strategies of Collective Engagement
The McGregor Experiment
Human Security
Zwelethemba—Mobilizing the Savages to Fight the Barbarians?
Conclusion: Zwelethemba’s Hope
A Road Block and Beyond?
References
Appendix
Index

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