State of the Nation: South Africa 2008 (State of the Nation: South Africa)Editat de Peter Kagwanja, Kwandiwe Kondlo
en Limba Engleză Carte Paperback – November 2008
Drawing from the ranks of academics, political analysts, civil society, and the research community, this annual collection of intellectual commentaries features a range of pertinent and captivating contemporary viewpoints on social and cultural South African issues. With discussions on the role of black consciousness in South African politics, urbanism and the changing South African housing policy, globalization and transformation in the South African Merchant Navy, and South Africa's role in the United Nations Security Council, these insightful essays each reflect a finger kept firmly on the South African pulse.
Lungisile Ntsebeza is the National Research Foundation research chair in land reform and democracy in South Africa at the department of sociology at the University of Cape Town and a chief research specialist in the democracy and governance research program at the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC). He is the author of Democracy Compromised: Chiefs and the Politics of Land in South Africa and the coeditor of The Land Question in South Africa: The Challenge of Transformation and Redistribution. Peter Kagwanja is a research fellow at the department of political science at the University of Pretoria and a director in the democracy and governance research program at the HSRC.