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Migrants, Thinkers, Storytellers
Negotiating Meaning and Making Life in Bloemfontein, South Africa

Migrants, Thinkers, Storytellers develops an argument about how individual migrants, coming from four continents and diverse socioeconomic backgrounds, are in many ways affected by a violent categorisation that is often nihilistic, insistently racial, and continuously significant in the organisation of South African society.

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Format : 240mm x 168mm (Soft Cover)
Pages : 256
ISBN 13 : 978-0-7969-2598-5
Publish Year : February 2021
Rights : World Rights
Price R TBC
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Decolonisation as Democratisation
Global Insights into the South African Experience

Cognisant of the globalising context in which we find ourselves, as intellectuals we ought to ensure relevance in what we teach. This orientation, which prizes pedagogic relevance, has been raised as an objection to the decolonial call, being – at times – used to resist democratic change in the South African University. The contributions in this volume highlight the implications of the global relevance discourse through revealing the impact of decontextualised curricula.

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Format : 240mm x 168mm (Soft Cover)
Pages : 248
ISBN 13 : 978-0-7969-2600-5
Publish Year : February 2021
Rights : World Rights
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Ethics, Politics, Inequality: New directions
State of the nation

Multi-layered inequalities and a sense of insecurity has long been the hallmark of South African life. Recently, however, the uncertainties of Covid-19 have led to greater shared experiences of vulnerability among South Africans. This volume of State of the Nation offers perspectives that may help us navigate our way through the ‘new normal’ in which we find ourselves.

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Format : 240mm x 168mm (Soft Cover)
Pages : 416 tbc
ISBN 13 : 978-0-7969-2596-1
Publish Year : February 2021
Rights : World Rights
Price R R350
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Human rights and the fourth industrial revolution in South Africa
The Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR)

The Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) is having a major impact on all aspects of life, both in South Africa and globally. The chief technological developments associated with the 4IR offer much promise for human development and improvements in quality of life. Yet, as this book explores, these technologies are a double-edged sword, bringing both benefits and drawbacks, particularly in relation to the realisation and enjoyment of fundamental human rights and freedoms.

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Format : 240mm x 168mm (Soft Cover)
Pages : 128
ISBN 13 : 978-0-7969-2609-8
Publish Year : February 2021
Rights : World Rights
Price R R250