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- Taylor and Francis 2000; US$ 49.95
This book is a profound exploration of truth commissions around the world, and the anguish, injustice, and the legacy of hate they are meant to absolve. Hayner examines twenty major truth commissions established around the world paying special attention to South Africa, El Salvador, Argentina, Chile, and Guatemala. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 41.95
Imperial Networks investigates the discourses and practices of British colonialism. It reveals how British colonialism in the Eastern Cape region was informed by, and itself informed, imperial ideas and activities elsewhere, both in Britain and in other colonies. It examines: * the origins and development of the three interacting discourses... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 108.00
An African Athens offers an analysis of a new ecology of rhetoric--the reshaping of a nation into a democracy through rhetorical means. Author Philippe-Joseph Salazar provides a general view of issues as they have taken shape in the apartheid and post-apartheid South African experience, presenting the country as a remarkable stage for playing out... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 55.95
The political changes in South Africa have led to the country being viewed as a standard bearer for democracy within the African continent, and a beacon for democratic reform globally.; In this book, Heather Deegan looks at political reform in South Africa within a broad framework of global patterns of democratization. Her account is rooted in modern... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 65.95
Policing for a New South Africa evaluates the options for change in South African policing. It analyses orthodox policing ideas imported from the West and contrasts them with indigenous models of independent policing in the townships themselves. more...
- Oxford University Press 1995; US$ 144.99
This is a study of the transplantation of a creed devised by and for African Americans--the African Methodist Episcopal Church--that was appropriated and transformed in a variety of South African contexts. Focusing on a transatlantic institution like the African Methodist Episcopal Church, the book studies the complex human and intellectual traffic... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 30.00
This book reconstructs the Robben Island inmates' resistance strategies. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2003; US$ 42.00
The HIV/AIDS pandemic striking South Africa is of historic proportions. More people are living with AIDS in South Africa than in any other country in the world. Just in the past decade, the life expectancy in South Africa has dropped from 67 to 43 years. The social and economic impact of this disease is hard to overstate. However, what is striking... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 196.00
This groundbreaking study investigates defining themes in the field of social memory studies as they bear on the politics of post-Cold-War, post-apartheid Southern Africa. Examining the government?s attempts to revise postcolonial Mozambique?s traumatic past with a view to negotiating the present, Alice Dinerman stresses the path-dependence of... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 105.00
This book analyzes successive governments' management of the AIDS epidemic in South Africa. The book covers the years 1982-2005, using expert thinking regarding public policy making to identify gaps in the public sector's handling of the epidemic. It highlights critical lessons for policy makers and other public health managers. more...