Security Sector Reform

Topic Guide: SSR in Southern Africa

This regional guide by Lauren Hutton and Shiv Bakrania provides an introduction to literature on security sector reform (SSR) in Southern Africa. The guide highlights key regional texts and resources that cut across a number of different security sectors and countries. Whilst not exhaustive, this guide provides an indication of the growing literature available on SSR in the region. Texts are selected for their relevance, usefulness and/or recommendations they provide to policymakers involved in improving the region’s security sectors.

Download the PDF file (193 KB; updated September 2010).

africa-sFor further information on SSR in this region, please visit the GFN-SSR Southern Africa Regional SSR Guide webpage.