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Partnerships In Action

Partnerships in Action
University-school-community

Partnerships in Action explores, at multiple levels, a university–school–community partnership in action. The chapters provide rich and dynamic accounts of the activities that make up this partnership, within a context of extreme social inequality. The contributors share an enduring commitment to whole-school improvement. They describe how, through interdisciplinary collaboration, they negotiate the multiple political, social and structural complexities which arise in the coming together of the partners.

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Format : 240mm x 168mm (Soft Cover)
Pages : 272
ISBN 13 : 978-0-7969-2469-8
Publish Year : October 2018
Rights : World Rights
Price R 350.00
2016  Large

Peace-Making in Divided Societies
The Israel-South Africa analogy

This occasional paper explores lessons that the unresolved Israel-Palestinian conflict can draw from South Africa's 'negotiated revolution'. Six realms are compared: economic interdependence, religious divisions, third party interventions, leadership, political culture and violence. The author also sheds light on the nature of ethnicity as well as the limits of negotiation politics.

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Format : 148mm x 210mm
Pages : 80
ISBN 10 : 0-7969-2080-X (SCI 2)
ISBN 13 : 978-07969-2080-5
Publish Year : 2002
Price R 98.00
Pentecostal Charismatic Women

Pentecostal Charismatic Women: Constructions of Femininity in Alexandra Township

This is a Black feminist autoethnographic study, written from the perspective of an insider in both the Pentecostal community and Alexandra township. The book uncovers the daily lives of women in an African Pentecostal community while relating them to Black/African feminist and womanist theory.

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Format : 135mm x 216mm (Soft Cover)
Pages : 160
ISBN 13 : 978-0-7969-2639-5
Publish Year : February 2023
Rights : World Rights
Price R R245 | $14 | 11,49
2017  Large

The People's Voice
The development and current state of the South African small media sector

2017

This study provides an overview of relevant legislation in South Africa, pre- and post-1994, as well as a review of global trends in small media development. The report identifies interests common to small independent and community media groupings and examines ways to promote their sustainability.

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Format : 210mm x 280mm
Pages : 143
ISBN 10 : 0-7969-2059-1
ISBN 13 : 978-07969-2059-1
Publish Year : 2004
Price R 125.00
Philanthropy

Philanthropy in South Africa
Horizontality, ubuntu and social justice

2360

Dominant narratives of philanthropy often portray Africans as mere recipients of aid, usually from well-endowed, Western almoners – the West distributing charity to impecunious Africans. The contributors to this volume turn this argument on its head and ask: what about the beneficent spirit of multitudes of Africans whose acts of generosity sustain millions of their compatriots?

This volume is unique in that it illuminates research on philanthropy in Africa by using case studies and ethnographic material to examine a number of themes: cycles of reciprocity among black professionals, social justice philanthropy, community foundations, ubuntu and giving in township and rural settings. Leading thinkers on normative aspects of philanthropy in Africa also critically explore the theories, perspectives and research on philanthropy. This well-researched book will be an invaluable resource to foundations, civil society organisations, researchers, policymakers and students of patterns of giving in South Africa.

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Format : 240mm x 168mm
Pages : 224
ISBN 13 : 978-0-7969-2567-1
Publish Year : December 2016
Rights : World Rights
Price R 250.00
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The Political Economy of Contract Farming in Zimbabwe

This book examines the emerging patterns of agricultural finance in Zimbabwe since the advent of the Fast Track Land Resettlement Programme (FTLRP) implemented from the year 2000, drawing from the Nairobi debates of the 1980’s on contract farming and the peasantry in Africa.

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Format : 240mm x 168mm (Soft Cover)
Pages : 288
ISBN 13 : 978-0-7969-2622-7
Publish Year : March 2022
Rights : World Rights
Price R R380 |$25 | £19
2020  Large

Politicians and Apartheid
Trailing in the people's wake

This publication explores/hypothesises why apartheid was abandoned by South Africa's ruling white National Party. In this publication, written in the early years of South Africa's democracy, apartheid's decline is examined under three categories: occupational, geographical and political apartheid. It is thus of great historical and sociological interest to researchers and theorists.

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Format : 148mm x 210mm
Pages : 160
ISBN 10 : 0-7969-1821-X
ISBN 13 : 978-07969-1821-5
Publish Year : 1997
Price R 170.00
2312  Large

Politics of origin in Africa
Autochthony, citizenship and conflict

In this revealing new book, Boas and Dunn explore the phenomenon of autochthony in contemporary African politics. Autochthony discourses enable the speaker to establish a direct claim to territory by the assertion of being an original inhabitant, a native literally a son of the soil

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Format : 235mm x 168mm (Soft Cover)
Pages : 160
ISBN 10 : 978-0-7969-2437-7
ISBN 13 : 978-0-7969-2437-7
Publish Year : August 2013
Rights : Southern Africa Rights Only
Price R 210.00
2021  Large

Popular Attitudes Towards the South African Electoral System
Report to the Electoral Task Team

2021

In order to provide the Electoral Task Team (ETT) with the most useful information on public attitudes, this occasional paper focuses on measuring public views of the electoral system and assesses what citizens want out of a voting system in general.

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Format : 148mm x 210mm
Pages : 56
ISBN 10 : 0-7969-2084-2 (D&G 1)
ISBN 13 : 978-07969-2084-3
Publish Year : 2002
Price R 98.00
Popular  Politics

Popular Politics in SA Cities
Unpacking Community Participation

Community meetings seldom lead to significant change in urban policies, and have been accused of being sterile, sedative, or manipulative. This book starts from a simple question: why do people then continue to participate in these meetings, sometimes massively, and on a regular basis? Authors from a variety of disciplines explore the multiple roles of these �invited� spaces of participation. From consolidation of individual social status and networks, to the construction and framing of the local �community�, the display of political or group loyalties and maintenance of clientelist exchange, access to information, rumors or gossip but also forms of education on who and what is the state, invited spaces of participation are also, crucially, places of emergence of collective awareness, through shared expressions of frustration, that can lead to political mobilisation and other, less institutionalised forms of participation. This book, unpacking community politics and rethinking the complex articulations between ��invited� and invented� spaces of participation, is of relevance for international and national audiences interested in urban governance and local democracy.

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Format : 240mm x 168mm
Pages : 304
ISBN 13 : 978-0-7969-2464-3
Publish Year : July 2015
Rights : World Rights
Price R 270.00