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- Routledge 1992; US$ 228.00
Why is Southern Africa more volatile than other developing regions? This book sets urban change in South Africa within its regional context, contrasting the impact that urbanization and political change has had in particular states. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 155.00
In the 1980s South Africa's urban townships exploded into insurrection led by youth and residents' organisations that collectively became known as the civics movement. Ironically the movement has been unable to adapt to the role of a voluntary association in the liberal polity it helped create, and has great difficulty defining any alternative role.... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2000; US$ 145.00
The orderly transfer of power from the white minority to the black majority in South Africa was something of a political miracle. The tasks facing the new government of Thabo Mbeki are formidable. If Mbeki can succeed in giving his country and the African continent the necessary lead the rewards will be tremendous both for South Africa itself and for... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 185.00
As dramatic changes unfold throughout the world, and the new millennium begins, many in South Africa have begun to ask 'what next'? The scale and pace of change have led to a feeling of powerlessness. How to cope with 'globalization', 'regionalization', a depleting ozone layer, new diseases, rampant militarization, let alone unseen structures of influence... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 74.00
Chanock's definitive perspective on the development of the South African legal system in the early twentieth century examines all areas of the law: criminal law and criminology; the Roman-Dutch law; the State's African law; Land, Labour and 'Rule of Law' questions. His revisionist analysis illustrates the processes of legal colonization. more...
- Cambridge University Press 1999; US$ 29.00
This compelling example of the new cultural history of South Africa argues that cultural factors were related to high political developments in the colonial Cape. It describes changes in social identity accompanying the transition from Dutch to British overrule, and the development of white racism and of ideologies of resistance. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 27.00
Explores the environmental dynamic in the history of rural black South Africans. It historicizes food production and other environmental relations. But class, gender and, later, race determined the food production individuals practised. After the mid-twentieth century, the interventionist state enforced coercive conservation and segregation, undermining... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 48.00
The book examines the reform of the communication sector in South Africa in the transition from apartheid to democracy. It studies the complex political process by which broadcasting, telecommunications, the state information agency, and the print press were transformed from apartheid-aligned apparatuses to accountable democratic institutions. more...
- Taylor and Francis 1998; US$ 48.95
This is the first anthology to focus exclusively on the lives of Black South African women. This collection represents the work of both female and male writers, including national and international award-winning playwrights. The collection includes six full-length and four one-act plays, as well as interviews with the writers, who candidly discuss... more...