New South African review 3 : the second phase - tragedy or farce? /

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Imprint:Johannesburg : Wits University Press, 2013.
Description:1 online resource
Series:New South African Review ; v. 3
New South African Review.
Subject:Economic development -- South Africa -- Periodicals.
Economic development.
Economic history.
Politics and government.
Social conditions.
South Africa -- Economic conditions -- 1991- -- Periodicals.
South Africa -- Social conditions -- 1994- -- Periodicals.
South Africa -- Politics and government -- 1994- -- Periodicals.
South Africa.
Electronic books.
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Other authors / contributors:Daniel, John.
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Summary:In response to the continued inequality, poverty, and unemployment that have served to trigger rising working-class discontent around South Africa, the African National Congress announced a second phase of the "national democratic revolution" to deal with the challenges-all the while preserving the core tenets of the minerals-energy-financial complex that defined racial capitalism. The chapters included in this third volume of the New South African Review, all written by experts in their fields, examine some of these challenges and indicate that they are as much about the defective content of.
Other form:Print version: New South African review 3. Johannesburg : Wits University Press, 2013 9781868147359 1868147355
Table of Contents:
  • Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Introduction: The second phase
  • tragedy or farce?; Part 1: Party, Power and Class; Introduction: Party, power and class; Chapter 1: The power elite in democratic South Africa: Race and class in a fractured society; Chapter 2: The ANC circa 2012-13: Colossus in decline?; Chapter 3: Fragile multi-class alliances compared: Some unlikely parallels between the National Party and the African National Congress; Chapter 4: Predicaments of post-apartheid social movement politics: The Anti-Privatisation Forum in Johannesburg.
  • Part 2: Ecology, Economy and LabourIntroduction: Ecology, economy and labour; Chapter 5: Mass unemployment and the low-wage regime in South Africa; Chapter 6: Nationalisation and the mines; Chapter 7: Broad-based BEE? HCI's empowerment model and the syndicalist tradition; Chapter 8: 'Ask for a camel when you expect to get a goat': Contentious politics and the climate justice movement; Chapter 9: Hydraulic fracturing in South Africa: Correcting the democratic deficits; Part 3: Public Policy and Social Practice; Introduction: Public policy and social practice.
  • Chapter 10: Understanding the persistence of low levels of skills in South AfricaChapter 11: Equity, quality and access in South African education: A work still very much in progress; Chapter 12: Health sector reforms and policy implementation in South Africa: A paradox?; Chapter 13: Cadre deployment versus merit? Reviewing politicisation in the public service; Chapter 14: Traditional male initiation: Culture and the Constitution; Part 4: South Africa at Large; Introduction: South Africa at large; Chapter 15: South Africa and the BRIC: Punching above its weight?
  • Chapter 16: The Swazi Nation, the Swazi government and the South African connectionContributors; Index.