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New South African Review 3 - The second phase - Tragedy or farce? (Paperback) Loot Price: R69
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New South African Review 3 - The second phase - Tragedy or farce? (Paperback)

Stephanie Allais, William Attwell, Susan Booysen, Jacklyn Cock, John Daniel, David Fig, Dick Forslund, Paul Maylam, Julia Moorman, Shireen Motala

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In the face of the continuing national tragedy of the inequality, poverty and unemployment which have triggered rising working-class discontent around the country, the ANC announced a 'second phase' of the 'national democratic revolution' to deal with the challenges. Ironically, the ANC post-Mangaung has resolved to preserve the core tenets of the minerals-energy-financial complex that defined racial capitalism - while at the same time ratcheting up the revolutionary rhetoric to keep the working class and marginalised onside. If the 'first phase' was a tragedy of the unmet expectations of the majority, is the 'second phase' likely to be a farce? The chapters in this volume are written by experts in their fields and address issues of politics, power and social class; economy, ecology and labour; public policy and social practice; and South Africa beyond its borders. They examine some of these challenges, and indicate that they are as much about the defective content of policies as their poor implementation. The third volume of the New South African Review continues the series by providing in-depth analyses of the key issues facing the country today.

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Imprint: Wits University Press
Country of origin: South Africa
Release date: March 2013
First published: November 2013
Authors: Stephanie Allais • William Attwell • Susan Booysen • Jacklyn Cock • John Daniel • David Fig • Dick Forslund • Paul Maylam • Julia Moorman • Shireen Motala
Dimensions: 240 x 170 x 20mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback
Pages: 342
ISBN-13: 978-1-86814-735-9
Categories: Books > Social sciences > Politics & government > General
Books > Business & Economics > Economics > Political economy
Books > Local Author Showcase > Politics
LSN: 1-86814-735-5
Barcode: 9781868147359

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