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  • Religion & Reconciliation in South Africaby Audrey Chapman; Bernard Spong

    Templeton Press 2003; US$ 11.99

    Postapartheid South Africa's efforts to come to terms with its past, particularly its Truth and Reconciliation Commission's emphasis on forgiveness and reconciliation, is of special interest to many in the world community. The Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC), led by Archbishop Desmond Tutu, was mandated to go beyond truth-finding and to... more...

  • South Africa's Diverse Peoplesby Sally Frankental

    ABC-CLIO 2005; US$ 55.00

    This authoritative work examines 500 years of interaction between the races in a country that during the apartheid era became a byword for racial disharmony. more...

  • Rabble-Rouser for Peaceby John Allen

    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...

  • Islam in South Africaby Abdulkader I. Tayob

    UPF 1999; US$ 59.95

    ''Judicious juggling of insider and outsider perspectives. [Tayob] brings real knowledge and experience of South African Islam. . . . Anyone interested in religion in the South African context as well as those interested in Islam in different contexts should be interested in this book. more...

  • When Bodies Rememberby Didier Fassin

    University of California Press 2007; US$ 17.56

    In this book, France's leading medical anthropologist takes on one of the most tragic stories of the global AIDS crisis?the failure of the ANC government to stem the tide of the AIDS epidemic in South Africa. Didier Fassin traces the deep roots of the AIDS crisis to apartheid and, before that, to the colonial period. One person in ten is infected... more...

  • The New Multilateralism in South African Diplomacyby Donna Lee; Dr Ian Taylor; Dr Paul D. Williams

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 134.00

    The New Multilateralism in South African Diplomacy provides a detailed analysis of how post-apartheid South Africa has participated in multilateral diplomacy in a variety of sub-regional, regional and international settings during the last decade. The book will interest scholars interested in multilateralism and South African foreign policy. more...

  • South Africaby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2006; US$ 70.00

    South Africa has undergone enormous economic, social and political change since the beginning of the democratisation process in 1994. The South African economy, including agriculture, is increasingly integrated in world markets with about one-third of agricultural production exported.  It is among the world?s leading exporters of such agro-food... more...

  • Liberation and Democratizationby Mona N. Younis

    University of Minnesota Press 2000; US$ 70.50

    Arising in the 1910s and emerging as legitimate governing bodies in the 1990s, the South African and the Palestinian national liberation movements have exhibited remarkable parallels over the course of their development. The fortunes of the African National Congress and the Palestinian Liberation Organization, however, have proven strikingly different.... more...

  • Southern Africaby Jonathan Farley

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 33.95

    Southern Africa surveys the contemporary history of the whole region encompassing economic, social, political, security, foreign policy, health, environmental and gender issues in one short succinct volume. Positioning the collapse of Portugal?s African Empire in the context of the region?s history since 1945, Farley asserts that this collapse... more...

  • HIV in South Africaby Corinne Squire

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95

    Winner of the Sociology of Health and Illness Book Prize 2008 Of approximately 37 million HIV positive people in the world, 24.7 million live in sub-Saharan Africa and about 5..5 million in South Africa. Despite its relatively powerful economy and infrastructure, South Africa has been dramatically affected by the HIV pandemic. Using narrative analysis... more...