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- 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... more...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 54.95
Considering the growing interest in South African Literature at the moment, this study looks at both the Anglophone literature of South Africa and the lusophone literature of Angola and Mozambique. Stefan Helgesson suggests that the prevalence of ?colonial? languages such as English and Portuguese in ?anticolonial? or ?postcolonial? African Literature... more...
- Zed Books 2007; US$ 31.95
As a spokesman for a country, a continent and the developing world, Thabo Mbeki plays a crucial role in world politics, but to many people he is an enigma. This book explores the complex position that Mbeki occupies, following in Nelson Mandela's footsteps, heading a party with roots as a liberation movement, and ruling a divided country. more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2007; US$ 119.95
Through an in-depth examination of the interactions between the South African government and the international AIDS control regime, Jeremy Youde examines both the epistemic and counter-epistemic communities to highlight the relevance and importance of Africa to international affairs. The study is ideally suited to scholars interested in African studies,... 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...
- Oxford University Press, UK 2006; US$ 16.99
A new and highly revealing look at one of the most celebrated political figures of our times. Drawing upon a range of original sources, Tom Lodge explores the making of a modern-day political hero, from Mandela's childhood years through to his role as a statesman in the construction of the new South Africa. - ;Nelson Mandela, the first African... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2008; US$ 124.95
Set within the context of post-apartheid South Africa, the author examines the lives of women in domestic service to discover whether the dismantling of apartheid has ameliorated the poor pay and conditions of this marginalized workforce. more...