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State of the Nation: South Africa 2012-2013
Addressing Inequality and Poverty

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The new edition, State of the Nation 2012–2013, will continue to stimulate contemporary debates on key issues in a significant way, helping to shape public knowledge, policies, political actions and individual and collective decisions. The new edition will offer diverse angles on inequality and poverty in South Africa in one compelling and comprehensive collection.

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Format : 240mm x 168mm (Soft Cover)
ISBN 10 : 978-07969-2422-3
ISBN 13 : 978-07969-2422-3
Publish Year : 2013<br>Open Access available November 2013
Rights : World Rights
Price R 295.00
State Of The  Nation 9780796925138

State of the Nation: South Africa 2016
Who is in Charge? Mandates, accountability and contestations in South Africa

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The State of the Nation 2016 volume uses multiple research lenses to analyse the dynamic interface of power and authority structures that characterises the state and South African society as a dynamic constitutional democracy. The volume projects these dynamics in the context of heightening contestations around structural economic, social and political problems such as unemployment, inequality, poverty and land redistribution.

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Format : 240mm x 168mm
Pages : 528
ISBN 13 : 978-0-7969-2513-8
Publish Year : March 2016
Rights : World Rights
Price R 300.00
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The State of the People
Citizens, civil society and governance in South Africa, 1994-2000

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Did the transition to democracy improve the state of the South African people? This multi-disciplinary study examines the distribution of wealth, collective identity and citizen participation in civil society. In addition to an historical overview, the book registers the changes in political opinion, attitude and behaviour of South Africans from 1994 to 2000.

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Format : 148mm x 210mm
Pages : 258
ISBN 10 : 0-7969-1985-2
ISBN 13 : 978-07969-1985-4
Publish Year : 2001
Price R 209.00
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The State of the Population in the Western Cape Province

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The slogan 'Home for all' is associated with the Western Cape provincial government and the creation of a sustainable 'home for all' is the driving goal. In order to achieve this, however, it is crucial to examine the issues impacting on and impacted by the diverse population of the province.

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Format : 280mm x 210mm (Soft Cover)
Pages : 260
ISBN 10 : 0-7969-2226-8
ISBN 13 : 978-07969-2226-7
Publish Year : 2008
Rights : World Rights
Price R 191.00
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State-building & Democracy in Southern Africa
A comparative study of Botswana, South Africa and Zimbabwe

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What can South Africa learn from Botswana, arguably Africa's most successful democracy, and Zimbabwe, one of South Africa's closest neighbours? In this comparative study, the author explores these southern African countries with the aim of highlighting those factors that appear to ensure a successful transition to democracy.

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Format : 146mm x 202mm
Pages : 459
ISBN 10 : 0-7969-1690-X
ISBN 13 : 978-07969-1690-7
Publish Year : 1995
Price R 258.00
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Static
Race & Representation in Post-Apartheid Music, Media & Film

Static: Race and Representation in Post-apartheid Music, Media and Film critically examines music, cinema, social media and the politics of change after apartheid. It cuts across academic disciplines, the creative arts and the media and poses two central questions: Is South Africa changing for the better, or are we static? Is there too much static for us to hear each other clearly?

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Format : 210 mm x 148 mm (Soft Cover)
Pages : 256
ISBN 10 : 978-07969-2386-8
ISBN 13 : 978-07969-2386-8
Publish Year : 2012
Rights : World Rights
Price R 220.00
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Stealing Empire
P2P, intellectual property and hip-hop subversion

Stealing Empire poses the question, "What possibilities for agency exist in the age of corporate globalisation?" Using the work of Antonio Negri and Michael Hardt as a point of entry, Adam Haupt delves into varied terrain to locate answers in this ground-breaking inquiry. He explores arguments about copyright via peer-to-peer (P2P) platforms such as Napster, free speech struggles, debates about access to information and open content licenses, and develops a politically incisive analysis of counterdiscourses produced by South African hip-hop artists. From empire stealing through their commodification of countercultures to the stealing empire activities of file-sharers, culture jammers and hip-hop activists, this book tells the story of people defining themselves as active, creative agents in a consumerist society.

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Format : 210mm x 148mm
Pages : 272
ISBN 10 : 0-7969-2209-8
ISBN 13 : 978-07969-2209-0
Publish Year : 2008
Rights : World Rights
Price R 176.00
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The Struggle over Land in Africa
Conflicts, Politics & Change

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Land issues and conflicts occur all over, all the time on the African continent and continue to mushroom on a continuous basis. Although many of these issues are not new, they do continue to change and are extremely complex and embedded, which may lead to the inability to deal with them and to questioning the legitimacy of the forms of intervention and prevention of conflicts. The way in which these issues are dealt with often does not take into consideration their major - and thus potentially recurring - causes. The Struggle over Land in Africa: Conflicts, Politics and Change is a compelling book which analyses the role of land as a place and source of conflict, especially with regard to policy development, crisis management and post-war/post-conflict reconstruction. The authors main aim is to gain insight into the nature of policy-making concerning land and to delve into the underlying causes of these land issues, not only at national level but also in terms of broader Africa. The book covers land issues in Kenya, Rwanda, South Africa, northern Cameroon, Namibia, Mozambique, Angola, Democratic Republic of Congo, Tanzania and Zimbabwe. Some of the themes explored in this powerful volume include: Ethnic and indigenous land conflicts, Traditionalism versus modernity, renewed land interests, land use and conflict, state building, politics and land (for example Agricultural land reform); land policy development, planning, inclusiveness/non-inclusiveness; regional scopes of land conflicts and changing norms.

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Format : 240mm x 168mm (Soft Cover)
Pages : 280
ISBN 10 : 0-7969-2232-1
ISBN 13 : 978-07969-2322-6
Publish Year : 2010
Rights : World Rights
Price R 308.00
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Student Retention and Graduate Destination
Higher Education and Labour Market Access and Success

Student attrition has been a perennial theme in South African higher education throughout the past decade. In its National Plan for Higher Education (2001), the Department of Education attributed high dropout rates primarily to financial and/or academic exclusions. Four years later, it reported that 30% of students dropped out in their first year of study and a further 20% during their second and third years.

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Format : 240mm x 168mm (Soft Cover)
Pages : 144
ISBN 10 : 0-7969-2309-4
ISBN 13 : 978-07969-2309-7
Publish Year : 2009
Rights : World Rights
Price R 154.00
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Studying Ambitions
Pathways from grade 12 and the factors that shape them

Broadly concerned with grade 12 learner aspirations for the future, this monograph hones in on the aspiration to study education and to enter the teaching profession. The National Policy Framework for Teacher Education and Development in South Africa highlights this as a crucial area for further research - a need which this study attempts to address.

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Format : 280mm x 210mm (Soft Cover)
Pages : 152
ISBN 10 : 0-7969-2243-8
ISBN 13 : 978-07969-2243-4
Publish Year : 2009
Rights : World Rights
Price R 133.00