The Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC)

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What role have Black Consciousness student political organisations, the South African National Students' Congress (SANSCO) and the South African Students' Organisation (SASO) played in education, politics and society? This book analyses the ideologies, politics and organisation of SASO and SANSCO and their intellectual, politics and social determinants. It also analyses factors shaping their activities.

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Format : 145mm x 205mm (Soft Cover)
Pages : 416
ISBN 10 : 0-7969-1896-1
ISBN 13 : 978-07969-1896-3
Publish Year : 1999
Rights : World Rights
Preface
Acknowledgements
Abbreviations used in the text

1. Introduction: Interpreting the Character, Role and Significance of SASO and SANSCO: A Conceptual Framework

PART ONE Black man, you are on your own: The South African Students Organisation, 1968 to 1977

2. From Crisis to Stability to Crisis: The Apartheid Social Order and Black Higher Education, 1960 to 1976-1977

3. SASO: The Ideology and Politics of Black Consciousness

4. SASO on the Attack: Organisation, Mobilisation and Collective Action

5. The Character, Role and Significance of SASO

PART TWO The Freedom Charter is our Beacon: The South African National Students Congress, 1976/1977 to 1990

6. Reform, Repression and Mass Resistance: South Africa, 1976-1977 to 1990

7. SANSCO: The Ideology and Politics of Non-Racialism, the Freedom Charter and National Liberation

8. Creative Organisers rather than Powerful Speakers: Education as a Site of Struggle

9. Peoples Education and Peoples Power: Mobilisation and Collective Action

10. The Character, Role and Significance of SANSCO

Conclusion
Appendix 1: SASO Policy Manifesto
Appendix 2: SANSCO Constitution and Policy Document
Endnotes
Bibliography

Prior to his appointment as Vice-Chancellor of Rhodes University, Grahamstown, Saleem Badat was the Executive Officer for the Council on Higher Education, which advises the Minister of Education on higher education issues. He was formerly Associate Professor and Director of the Education Policy Unit at the University of the Western Cape.
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