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- 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...
- Free Press 2006; US$ 28.00
To be a rabble-rouser for peace may seem to be a contradiction in terms. And yet it is the perfect description for Desmond Tutu, Nobel laureate and spiritual father of a democratic South Africa. Tutu understood that justice -- a genuine regard for human rights -- is the only real foundation for peace. And so he stirred up trouble, courageously engaging... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 95.00
The book explains the social forces, forms of consciousness and structural constraints that undermined Apartheid, preserved national unity and yet, later constrained democratic sovereignty, as the imperatives of global markets clashed with the prior aspirations of the democratic revolution. more...
- International Development Research Centre 1995; US$ 35.00
Backed by South Africa's democratic movement, and with the support of IDRC, the International Mission on Environmental Policy focuses on the critical role that environmental sustainability must play in nation buildingand economic development. It proposes policy directions that move away from the unbridled squandering of resources. 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 43.95
The influence of human economies and cultures on ecosystems is particularly striking in the new worlds into which Europeans have expanded over the past five hundred years. Using a comparative and multidisciplinary approach, Beinart and Coates examine this neglected aspect of the history of settler incursion and dominance in two frontier nations, the... more...
- Routledge 1995; US$ 41.95
Beinart and Dubow's selection of some of the most important essays on racial segregation and apartheid in South Africa provides an unparallelled introduction to this contentious and absorbing subject. Incorporates the 1994 election. more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2009; US$ 18.99
South Africa in World History is the first survey of South African history to range from prehistory to the present, the first to fully integrate social history and women's history, and the first to emphasize connections between the United States and South Africa. Written by Iris Berger, a recognized authority on South Africa and a past president... more...
- Taylor and Francis 1993; 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, USA 2012; US$ 18.99
When South Africa's apartheid government charged Nelson Mandela with planning its overthrow in 1963, most observers feared that he would be sentenced to death. But the support he and his fellow activists in the African National Congress received during his trial not only saved his life, but also enabled him to save his country. In Saving Nelson... more...