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  • An African Athensby Philippe-Joseph Salazar

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 51.95

    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...

  • Aids and South Africaby Kyle D. Kauffman; David L. Lindauer

    Palgrave Macmillan 2003; US$ 44.00

    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...

  • The Apartheid City and Beyondby David M. Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 73.95

    Apartheid as legislated racial separation substantially changed the South African urban scene. Race group areas' remodelled the cities, while the creation of homelands', mini-states and the pass laws' controlling population migration constrained urbanization itself. In the mid-1980s the old system - having proved economically inefficient and politically... more...

  • Atlas of Changing South Africaby A.J. Christopher

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 73.95

    The new edition of the atlas (first published as The Atlas of Apartheid ) presents a comprehensive introduction and detailed analysis of the spatial impact of apartheid in South Africa. It covers the period of the National Party Government of 1948 to 1994, and emphasises the changes and the continuing legacy this presents to South Africans at the... more...

  • Imperial Networksby Alan Lester

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 45.95

    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 of... more...

  • Language Policy and Nation-Building in Post-Apartheid South Africaby Jon Orman

    Springer Netherlands 2008; US$ 209.00

    Adopting a rigorous theoretical approach to the study of language policy and national identity, both generally and with specific application to the sociolinguistic situation in South Africa, this volume also includes an entire chapter devoted to Afrikaans. more...

  • Mandelaby Tom Lodge

    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...

  • Policing and Crime Control in Post-apartheid South Africaby Ms Anne-Marie Singh; Dr Biko Agozino

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 149.95

    Once a marginal political issue, crime control now occupies a central place on the social, political and economic agenda of contemporary liberal democracies. Nowhere more so than in post-apartheid South Africa, where the transition from apartheid rule to democratic rule was marked by a shift in concern from political to criminal violence. In this... more...

  • Policing for a New South Africaby Mike Brogden; Clifford D. Shearing

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 69.95

    First published in 1993. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • The Political Management of HIV and AIDS in South Africaby Dr Pieter Fourie

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 110.00

    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...