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Racial and Class Discrimination in Assessments of Desert in Postapartheid Cape Town

Jeremy Seekings

in Discrimination in an Unequal World

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199732166
eISBN:
9780199866144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732166.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

In multiracial or otherwise multicultural societies, people may discriminate in the allocation of scarce resources against members of particular racial or cultural groups. This chapter examines how ... More


A Restless Presence: Church Activism and “Post-Apartheid,” “Post-Racial” Challenges

Allan Boesak

in Contesting Post-Racialism: Conflicted Churches in the United States and South Africa

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781628462005
eISBN:
9781626745094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628462005.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Focusing mainly on the South African context, this chapter discusses “church activism” while drawing distinctions between institutional churches and what Martin Luther King Jr. called “the church ... More


The Changing Nature of Inequality in South Africa

Carolyn Jenkins and Lynne Thomas

in Inequality Growth and Poverty in an Era of Liberalization and Globalization

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199271412
eISBN:
9780191601255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199271410.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This is the fourth of five country case studies on income inequality, and looks at the case of South Africa. After an introduction, the second section of the chapter reviews the evolution of ... More


‘Is this the right image of our nation?’ Disgrace and the Seriousness of the Novel

Patrick Hayes

in J.M. Coetzee and the Novel: Writing and Politics after Beckett

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199587957
eISBN:
9780191723292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199587957.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, World Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter explores the way Coetzee engages with another dimension of the form of the novel—the way in which it can be used to represent the deepest concerns of a nation state. With close reference ... More


Street Life under a Roof: Youth Homelessness in South Africa

Emily Margaretten

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039607
eISBN:
9780252097690
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039607.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

An exemplary ethnography of post-apartheid life: this book takes the reader to a place that few people know even exists—a self-run shelter for homeless young people in Durban. What emerges is a ... More


Security In the Bubble: Navigating Crime in Urban South Africa

Christine Hentschel

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816694310
eISBN:
9781452952475
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816694310.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Security in the Bubble is about the struggles of urbanites to come to terms with life in the city as dangerous. This book examines newly emerging aesthetic, affective and inclusionary spatialities of ... More


A Long‐run Perspective on Contemporary Poverty and Inequality Dynamics

Murray Leibbrandt, Ingrid Woolard, and Christopher Woolard

in South African Economic Policy under Democracy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199551460
eISBN:
9780191720376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199551460.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare, Economic Systems

This chapter describes inequality and poverty trends in South Africa over the long run. In an attempt to provide an integrated review of apartheid and post-apartheid inequality trends, Section 2 uses ... More


Remaking the urban: Heritage and transformation in Nelson Mandela Bay

Naomi Roux

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781526140289
eISBN:
9781526161079
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526140296
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

The book focuses on the Nelson Mandela Bay Metro in South Africa’s Eastern Cape, using the city as a case study to read the ways in which memory is being written into South African urban space two ... More


New Beginnings?

Gerald M. Oppenheimer and Ronald Bayer

in Shattered Dreams?: An Oral History of the South African AIDS Epidemic

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195307306
eISBN:
9780199863976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195307306.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

In the fall of 2003, capitulating to both domestic and international pressure, a new plan was agreed upon that would ultimately provide treatment to AIDS patients, this was followed by inertia in ... More


Ivan Vladislavic: Traversing the Uneven City

WReC (Warwick Research Collective)

in Combined and Uneven Development: Towards a New Theory of World-Literature

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781781381892
eISBN:
9781781382264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381892.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter offers a reading of the work of Ivan Vladislavic by way of demonstrating that its specific formal features capture the aura of a particular historical speace (Johannesburg) and time (the ... More


South Africa: Addressing the Legacy of Apartheid

LUCY GILSON and DI MCINTYRE

in Challenging Inequities in Health: From Ethics to Action

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195137408
eISBN:
9780199863983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195137408.003.0014
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter traces the legacy of the apartheid system in South Africa, pointing out draconian social and economic policies and their ramifications for the health of different groups in the ... More


Conclusion

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/9781474430210.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The iconic moments in the ANC road to freedom (the 1923 Bill of Rights; the 1943 African Claims; the 1955 Freedom Charter) are juxtaposed to an alternative political tradition comprised of the 1926 ... More


Spatial Governance from Death to Life

Christine Hentschel

in Security In the Bubble: Navigating Crime in Urban South Africa

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816694310
eISBN:
9781452952475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816694310.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

The introductory chapter charts the rediscovery of space as a prime strategy of security governance and city making in post-apartheid urban South Africa and other cities around the world. It suggests ... More


The Politics of Crime and Space in South Africa

Christine Hentschel

in Security In the Bubble: Navigating Crime in Urban South Africa

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816694310
eISBN:
9781452952475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816694310.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

“The Politics of Crime and Space in South Africa” builds a historical framework for understanding the politics of crime and space in urban South Africa and contextualizes themes crucial to the ... 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


Opera and the Limits of Representation in j. M. Coetzee's Disgrace

Kathryn Lachman

in Borrowed Forms: The Music and Ethics of Transnational Fiction

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781781380307
eISBN:
9781781387290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781380307.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Chapter Four considers the status of opera in J. M. Coetzee's Disgrace (1999). In the tradition of major modernist novels, Disgrace offers a meditation on artistic creation and uses music in order to ... More


South African Gothic

Rebecca Duncan

in Twenty-First-Century Gothic: An Edinburgh Companion

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474440929
eISBN:
9781474477024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474440929.003.0017
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The period following the second decade of the millennium has witnessed an unprecedented proliferation of Gothic forms in what is frequently called ‘post-transitional’ South African fiction. Readily ... More


11 February 1990, South Africa: Apartheid and After

Louise Bethlehe

in The Edinburgh Companion to Twentieth-Century Literatures in English

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748620111
eISBN:
9780748651863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748620111.003.0020
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter looks at South African literature, and the making and marketing of Nelson Mandela as the definitive icon of the ‘new’ South Africa, studying South African literature in English, the ... More


From Pigmentocracy to Representocracy: The Transformation of the Department of Foreign Affairs

Vineet Thakur

in Postscripts on Independence: Foreign Policy Ideas, Identity, and Institutions in India and South Africa

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780199479641
eISBN:
9780199094066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199479641.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter traces the post-apartheid transformation of the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) in South Africa. It argues that in the first decade of transition, the Department remained preoccupied ... More


“Becoming Animal, Becoming Other”: Modernism, Millennial Jurisprudence, and the Limits of Materialist Subjectivity

Kathryn Van Wert

in Affective Materialities: Reorienting the Body in Modernist Literature

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780813056289
eISBN:
9780813058078
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056289.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Kathryn Van Wert’s chapter entertains modernism’s experiments with depersonalization, looking to Rainer Maria Rilke and J. M. Coetzee in conversation with political theorist Jean Comaroff to address ... More


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