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Anatomy Of The Anc

Anatomy of the ANC in Power
Insights from Port Elizabeth, 1990—2019

South Africa’s governing party, the African National Congress (ANC), has undergone dramatic changes over the last thirty years. Historically a hotbed of political activism, Port Elizabeth is an illuminating site. In 2016, observers greeted with shock the ANC’s loss of the city, one of its crown jewels and a party stronghold. Yet, as this book shows through its analysis of power and politics in Port Elizabeth, the party’s political decline was authored by its own hand.

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Format : 235mm x 168mm (Soft Cover)
Pages : 360
ISBN 13 : 978-0-7969-2587-9
Publish Year : March 2020
Rights : World Rights
Price R R420.00
Connected Lives

Connected Lives
Families, households, health and care in contemporary South Africa

Connected lives: Families, households, health and care in contemporary South Africa, illustrates the changing constitution and the variability of households, fluid understandings of family, and the impact of these in the context of life changes and health problems.

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Format : 235mm x 168mm (Soft Cover)
Pages : 280
ISBN 13 : 978-0-7969-2585-5
Publish Year : March 2020
Rights : World Rights
Price R R295.00
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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
Innovation Policy

Innovation policy at the intersection
Global debates and local experiences

Worldwide, countries have to respond to local and global socio-technological shifts and needs, specifically the transformations wrought by a rapidly shifting understanding of the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

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Format : 240mm x 168mm (Soft Cover)
Pages : 168
ISBN 13 : 978-0-7969-2591-6
Publish Year : 2020
Rights : World Rights
Price R R180.00
Migrant Labour

Migrant Labour after Apartheid
The inside story

South Africa is a rapidly urbanising society. Over 60% of the population lives in urban areas and this will rise to more than 70% by 2030. However, it is also a society with a long history of labour migration, rural home-making and urban economic and residential insecurity.

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Format : 240mm x 168mm (Soft Cover)
Pages : 416
ISBN 13 : 978-0-7969-2579-4
Publish Year : March 2020
Rights : World Rights
Price R 395
Opening Sa Economy

Opening the Economy
Barriers to Entry and Competition

What does it take for entrepreneurs to be effective competitors? What are the factors affecting entry and participation in sectors where there are historically strong incumbent firms? Opening the South African Economy brings to light the challenges of concentration, inequality and exclusion in different sectors of the South African economy.

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Format : 240mm x 168mm (Soft Cover)
Pages : 272
ISBN 13 : 978-0-7969-2589-3
Publish Year : March 2020
Rights : World Rights
Price R R250.00
Opioids

Opioids in South Africa
Towards a policy of harm reduction

From over-the-counter cough syrups and prescribed painkillers to street economies of heroin and fentanyl, opioid substances and uses have ignited global debates about national drug policy reform. This book is the first to focus on these issues in South Africa, through a range of disciplinary perspectives.

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Format : 240mm x 168mm (Soft Cover)
Pages : 184
ISBN 13 : 978-0-7969-2575-6
Publish Year : November 2019
Rights : World Rights
Price R R250.00
Renewing Worker Education

Renewing Workers’ Education
A Radical Vision

Renewing workers’ education focuses on educational forms created by workers for workers. It extends beyond trade unions to include the range of educational initiatives aimed at the working class more generally, including working class women, casual and informal sector workers, migrant workers, and workers’ political parties.

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Format : 240mm x 168mm (Soft Cover)
Pages : 264
ISBN 13 : 978-0-7969-2581-7
Publish Year : March 2020
Rights : World Rights
Price R R350.00
Township Economy

Township Economy People, Spaces and Practices

Township Economy provides a unique insight into township informal business and entrepreneurship. It is set in the post-apartheid period, in the third decade of Africa’s democracy and draws on evidence collected from 2010-2018 in 10 township sites, nine in South Africa and one in Namibia. The book focuses on micro-enterprises, the business strategies of township entrepreneurs and the impact of autonomous informal economic activities on urban life.

The book is unique in approach and content. It looks at spatial influences at various gradients, from the city-wide level, to objects, to invisible infrastructure. The analysis examines the influence of power as a tool to dominate and control and thus constraint inclusive opportunities. This captivating book will be of interest academic researchers, university students and specialists in business studies, urbanism, politics and socio-economic development.

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Format : 280mm x 210mm (Soft Cover)
Pages : 352
ISBN 13 : 978-0-7969-2577-0
Publish Year : March 2020
Rights : World Rights
Price R TBC