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Interlude

Veit Erlmann

in Music, Modernity, and the Global Imagination: South Africa and the West

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195123678
eISBN:
9780199868797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195123678.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter bridges between the two parts of the book by bringing the story of the African Choir into the 20th century, as some of its members became prominent community leaders: Saul Msane as ... More


South Africa: One Party Dominance Despite Perfect Proportionality

Amanda Gouws and Paul Mitchell

in The Politics of Electoral Systems

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199257560
eISBN:
9780191603280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199257566.003.0017
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Democratic elections in South Africa have been held using a closed-list PR system since 1994. Despite significant debate on whether the system should be reformed, the 1994 system has been retained. ... More


Songs of Truth and Healing: Searching for a New South Africa

Veit Erlmann

in Music, Modernity, and the Global Imagination: South Africa and the West

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195123678
eISBN:
9780199868797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195123678.003.0014
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

In 1992, two years before South Africa's first democratic elections, Ladysmith Black Mambazo teamed up with playwright Tug Yourgrau in the production of “The Song of Jacob Zulu”. The play, premiered ... More


Rereading the Imperial Romance: British Imperialism and South African Resistance in Haggard, Schreiner, and Plaatje

Laura Chrisman

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198122999
eISBN:
9780191671593
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198122999.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This book examines literary romance as a vehicle for the ideological contradictions of British imperialism in South Africa. It draws upon postcolonial theory and cultural materialism to discuss the ... More


Lineages of Hope and Despair

David Johnson

in Dreaming of Freedom in South Africa: Literature Between Critique and Utopia

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474430210
eISBN:
9781474481151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474430210.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Literary and political expressions of the liberal dream of freedom from the 1880s to the 1970s are analysed in the opening chapter. The liberal dream’s lineage in political discourse is analysed in ... More


When Bodies Remember: Experiences and Politics of AIDS in South Africa

Didier Fassin

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520244672
eISBN:
9780520940451
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520244672.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This book takes on the failure of the ANC government to stem the tide of the AIDS epidemic in South Africa. The book traces the deep roots of the AIDS crisis to apartheid and, before that, to the ... More


South Africa: Understanding South Africa’s confused and ineffective response to terrorism

Hussein Solomon

in Non-Western responses to terrorism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526105813
eISBN:
9781526135988
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526105813.003.0019
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter explores why the South African government’s responses to terrorism are confused and ineffective. A significant contributing factor is that the African National Congress (ANC), which has ... More


Lessons from South Africa: A First-Hand Testimony*

Ronnie Kasrils

in Bullets to Ballots: Collective De-Radicalisation of Armed Movements

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781474467117
eISBN:
9781399509244
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474467117.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Former Minister for the Intelligence Services in South Africa, Ronnie Kasrils, writes about the challenges faced by the African National Congress (ANC) during the transition to peaceful political ... More


Negotiated Revolution in South Africa: 1990–1994

Thula Simpson

in Bullets to Ballots: Collective De-Radicalisation of Armed Movements

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781474467117
eISBN:
9781399509244
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474467117.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter follows the course of the subsequent negotiations between the ANC, the MK and the South African government from the initial attempts at peace-making to the initiation of constitutional ... More


The Post-Apartheid Distributional Regime

Jeremy Seekings and Nicoli Nattrass

in Class, Race, and Inequality in South Africa

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300108927
eISBN:
9780300128758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300108927.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter analyses the post-apartheid distributional regime in South Africa. It argues that the post-apartheid distributional regime inherited aspects of its predecessor in the form of policies ... More


South Africa: Embracing National Health Insurance—In Name Only

Joseph Harris

in Achieving Access: Professional Movements and the Politics of Health Universalism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501709968
eISBN:
9781501714832
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501709968.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Although a constellation of factors would seem to have predisposed South Africa to make major new commitments to expand access to healthcare after the fall of apartheid, embrace of National Health ... More


Politics of recognition: The Nelson Mandela Bay Amabutho

Naomi Roux

in Remaking the urban: Heritage and transformation in Nelson Mandela Bay

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781526140289
eISBN:
9781526161079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526140296.00011
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores what happens when particular historical narratives completely lack a physical ‘home’. The Nelson Mandela Bay Amabutho was a group of young activists responsible for ‘making the ... More


War in Worcester: Youth and the Apartheid State

Pamela Reynolds

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823243099
eISBN:
9780823250790
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823243099.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

The book is about youth fighting for freedom and a state's retaliation. It is about the young not consenting to the kind of adulthood on offer under a particular political dispensation. It is about ... More


Conclusion

Susanne M. Klausen

in Abortion Under Apartheid: Nationalism, Sexuality, and Women's Reproductive Rights in South Africa

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780199844494
eISBN:
9780190258122
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199844494.003.0010
Subject:
History, World Modern History

The conclusion explains how progressive abortion law reform took place in South Africa after the downfall of apartheid. When the demise of apartheid appeared inevitable, feminists in the African ... More


The Natal Indian Congress (NIC) and the Transition to a Non-racial Democracy: ‘To Be or Not to Be’?

Ashwin Desai and Goolam Vahed

in A History of the Present: A Biography of Indian South Africans, 1990-2019

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780199498017
eISBN:
9780199098798
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199498017.003.0002
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Social History

Founded by Gandhi in 1894, the NIC was the predominant political organisation among Indians through the twentieth century. Its history is a fascinating one as the NIC got into an alliance with the ... More


Power

David Chidester

in Wild Religion: Tracking the Sacred in South Africa

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520273078
eISBN:
9780520951570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520273078.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter explores the religion of Mathole Motshekga, the African National Congress' (ANC) chief in Parliament in 2009. As founder and director of the Kara Heritage Institute, Motshekga endorsed ... More


Provincial Governance of Education—The Eastern Cape Experience

Zukiswa Kota, Monica Hendricks, Eric Matambo, and Vinothan Naidoo

in The Politics and Governance of Basic Education: A Tale of Two South African Provinces

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198824053
eISBN:
9780191862748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198824053.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines the politics and governance of education policy and delivery in South Africa’s Eastern Cape province. The Eastern Cape experienced extensive governmental re-organization ... More


The United States, South Africa, and Savimbi

Piero Gleijeses

in Visions of Freedom: Havana, Washington, Pretoria, and the Struggle for Southern Africa, 1976-1991

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469609683
eISBN:
9781469612515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469609683.003.0012
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter describes how South Africa became the subject of widespread debate in the United States. In his memoirs Chester Crocker writes, “With hindsight it is astounding that apartheid had never ... More


External Mission: The ANC in Exile, 1960-1990

Stephen Ellis

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199330614
eISBN:
9780199388165
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199330614.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

Nelson Mandela’s release from prison in February 1990 was one of the most memorable moments of recent decades. It came a few days after the removal of the ban on the African National Congress (ANC); ... More


The External Mission

Stephen Ellis

in External Mission: The ANC in Exile, 1960-1990

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199330614
eISBN:
9780199388165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199330614.003.0002
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter describes events following the Rivonia disaster. These include the proposal to declare the African National Congress (ANC) open to all South Africans; the ANC training camps in Tanzania; ... More


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