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xiii, 338 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Home, school, army
  • Wits
  • Oxford
  • Truth to power
  • Injustice and absurdity
  • A permit for everything
  • Soweto, apartheid, and business
  • Dreams and nightmares
  • Survival
  • The silent revolution
  • Turmoil in the townships
  • Revolution under the rainbow
  • Race and redress
  • Liberalism for all seasons
  • The way forward.
Looks back over the enormous political and social changes that have taken place in this fractious country. The breadth and depth of ideas and events covered here are striking: the disintegration of apartheid, the chaos of the 'people's war' and its contribution to the broader societal breakdown we see today, the liberal slide-away, the authoritarian ANC with its racial ideology and revolutionary goals, to mention only a few.
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
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xii, 256 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • Introduction
  • Apartheid victimhood before the courts
  • Reparation, representation, and class actions
  • Embodied memory and the social
  • The formation of the political
  • Emancipation from victimhood
  • Ethnographic experience and anthropological knowledge
  • Conclusion: The embodiment of experiences of violence as seeds of new forms of sociality.
Bodies of Truth offers an intimate account of how apartheid victims deal with the long-term effects of violence, focusing on the intertwined themes of embodiment, injury, victimhood, and memory. In 2002, victims of apartheid-era violence filed suit against multinational corporations, accusing them of aiding and abetting the security forces of the apartheid regime. While the litigation made its way through the U.S. courts, thousands of victims of gross human rights violations have had to cope with painful memories of violence. They have also confronted an official discourse claiming that the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of the 1990s sufficiently addressed past injuries. This book shows victims' attempts to emancipate from their experiences by participating in legal actions, but also by creating new forms of sociality among themselves and in relation to broader South African society.Rita Kesselring's ethnography draws on long-term research with members of the victim support group Khulumani and critical analysis of legal proceedings related to apartheid-era injury. Using juridical intervention as an entry point into the question of subjectivity, Kesselring asks how victimhood is experienced in the everyday for the women and men living on the periphery of Cape Town and in other parts of the country. She argues that the everyday practices of the survivors must be taken up by the state and broader society to allow for inclusive social change in a post-conflict setting.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780804799782 20161024
Law Library (Crown)
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358 pages ; 21 cm.
Green Library
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183 pages ; 26 cm
Green Library
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x, 221 pages : maps ; 22 cm.
  • 1. Historical Context.- 2. A Rainbow Nation?.- 3. The South African Economy.- 4. Social Structure and Social Policy.- 5. Government.- 6. Political Life.- 7. Culture, Ideas and Issues.- 8. South Africa and the World.- 9. South Africa in the 21st Century.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781137373373 20170717
This highly-regarded text provides a wide-ranging introduction to the social, political, cultural and economic life of South Africa. Thoroughly revised and updated, the third edition takes account of recent key developments, including the impact of the economic crisis, the ongoing HIV/AIDS epidemic, and increasing tensions within South Africa's politics and government.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781137373373 20170717
Green Library
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x, 173 pages ; 24 cm.
Green Library
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x, 173 pages ; 24 cm.
Law Library (Crown)
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xii, 243 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • Democratic evaluation and a new democracy : acquaintances, adversaries, or allies? / Donna Podems
  • A framework for identifying entry points for international development evaluation to enable responsive government policy / Stephen Porter
  • How to democratize evaluation practice : a challenge for non-governmental organizations and organizations and donors / Carlisle J. Levine
  • The role of the civil society organization in promoting democracy : the case of the South African monitoring and evaluation association / Mark A. Abrahams
  • Evaluation and democratic governance : the public management perspective / Fanie Cloete
  • How does government evaluation in South Africa contribute to democracy? / Ian Goldman
  • Strengthening democratic governance in the building of integrated human settlements through evaluations / Matodzi Amisi and Ahmed Vawda
  • Living the rainbow : furthering education quality and democracy through the evaluation of educational outcomes using the annual national assessment / Benita Williams and Vanessa Scherman
  • Exploring economic development initiatives and the link to democratic outcomes / Mishkah Jakoet and Alyna Wyatt
  • Strengthening government through evaluation : the evaluation journey of a provincial agriculture department / Dirk Troskie, Kevin Kelly, and Shelton Kaba Mandondo
  • Paying for troublemaking : strengthening democracy by institutionalising multiple centers of evaluation / Terence Beney
  • Is government's approach to evaluation deepening democracy in South Africa? / Dugan Fraser and Patricia J. Rogers
  • How can evaluation strengthen democracy? / Lehn M. Benjamin
  • The teaching case / Donna Podems.
Green Library
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198 pages ; 23 cm.
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236 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Green Library
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xxvii, 302 pages : illustrations, map ; 22 cm.
  • 1. Introduction2. An Official History - Commemorating 'The 1994 Genocide of the Tutsi'3. Memorial Staff: Between Official Narrative and Lived Experience4. Genocide Survivors: Complicating the Official Narrative5. Convicted Genocidaires: Keepers of 'Bad History'6. Returnees: Looking Toward the 'New Rwanda'7. Considering Silences: Hutu Survivors? Tutsi Genocidaires? And what of the Twa?8. Conclusion: The Danger of a Single Story.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9783319451947 20170508
This book is an oral history-based study of the politics of history in the aftermath of the 1994 genocide in Rwanda. Using life history and thematic interviews, the author brings the narratives of officials, survivors, returnees, perpetrators, and others whose lives have been intimately affected by genocide into conversation with scholarly studies of the Rwandan genocide, and Rwandan history more generally. In doing so, she explores the following questions: How do Rwandans use history to make sense of their experiences of genocide and related mass atrocities? And to what end? In the aftermath of such violence, how do people's interpretations of the varied forms of suffering they endured then influence their ability to envision and support a peaceful future for their nation that includes multi-ethnic cooperation?
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9783319451947 20170508
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xvii, 287 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
  • Introduction: racial capitalism and settler colonialism
  • South Africa and Palestine/Israel: histories and transitions
  • Alexandra: the precariousness of the poor
  • Bethlehem: neoliberal colonization
  • A legalized mafia: security privatization in Johannesburg
  • A monopoly of violence? security coordination in the West Bank
  • Conclusion: neoliberal apartheid.
In recent years, as peace between Israelis and Palestinians has remained cruelly elusive, scholars and activists have increasingly turned to South African history and politics to make sense of the situation. In the early 1990s, both South Africa and Israel began negotiating with their colonized populations. South Africans saw results: the state was democratized and black South Africans gained formal legal equality. Palestinians, on the other hand, won neither freedom nor equality, and today Israel remains a settler-colonial state. Despite these different outcomes, the transitions of the last twenty years have produced surprisingly similar socioeconomic changes in both regions: growing inequality, racialized poverty, and advanced strategies for securing the powerful and policing the racialized poor. Neoliberal Apartheid explores this paradox. After a decade of research in the Johannesburg and Jerusalem regions, Andy Clarno presents here a detailed ethnographic study of the precariousness of the poor in Alexandra township, the dynamics of colonization and enclosure in Bethlehem, the growth of fortress suburbs and private security in Johannesburg, and the regime of security coordination between the Israeli military and the Palestinian Authority in the West Bank. The first comparative study of the changes in these two areas since the early 1990s, the book addresses the limitations of liberation in South Africa, highlights the impact of neoliberal restructuring in Palestine, and argues that a new form of neoliberal apartheid has emerged in both contexts.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780226430096 20170410
Green Library
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xxi, 369 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Introduction - Graham Dawson and Stephen Hopkins Part I: Perspectives from the British State, politics and the military 1. 'The truth, the whole truth...': some British political and military memoirs of the Troubles - John Newsinger 2. 'I got shot through the head with an Armalite round' - Ted Aubertin 3. 'A real stirring in the nation': military families, British public opinion and withdrawal from Northern Ireland - Paul Dixon 4. The memoir-writing of the Wilson and Callaghan governments: the Labour Party and constitutional policy in Northern Ireland - Stephen Hopkins 5. British questions - Geoffrey Bell 6. 'The coach never arrived back at its destination' - Jenny McMahon 7. Serving in troubled times: British military personnel's memories and accounts of service in Northern Ireland - K. Neil Jenkings and Rachel Woodward Part II: Anti-state activisms 8. Something in the air: the rise of the Troops Out Movement - Aly Renwick 9. Memories of Sinn Fein Britain, 1975-85 - Susan O'Halloran 10. Policing the Irish community in Britain - Nadine Finch 11. 'Not our cup of tea': Irish and British feminist encounters in London during the Troubles - Ann Rossiter 12. Political delegations of women from Britain to the North of Ireland and the campaign against strip searching in the 1980s - Di Parkin Part III: Culture and the representation of the Troubles 13. 'Every man an emperor': the British press, Bloody Sunday and the image of the British Army - Greg McLaughlin and Stephen Baker 14. Suspect stories: William Trevor's portrayals of the Irish in London during the Troubles - Tony Murray 15. Writing as survival - Maude Casey 16. The 'oxygen of publicity' and the suffocation of censorship: British newspaper representations of the British broadcasting ban (1988-94) - Max Pettigrew 17. 'The Troubles we've seen': film, television drama and the Northern Irish conflict in Britain - John Hill Part IV: Memory, peace-building and 'dealing with the past' 18. Responding to the IRA bombing campaign in mainland Britain: the case of Warrington - Lesley Lelourec 19. 'There's no way out but through' - Annie Bowman 20. The Birmingham pub bombings, the Irish as a 'suspect community' and the memories of the O'Reilly family - Laura O'Reilly 21. 'Truth recovery' and the role of the security forces in the Northern Ireland Troubles - Aaron Edwards 22. Commemorating bonds of Union: remembering the Ulster Special Constabulary at the National Memorial Arboretum - L. J. Armstrong 23. 'I'd find a way to contribute to peace' - Jo Berry 24. Performance practices and conflict resolution: Jo Berry and Patrick Magee's Facing the Enemy - Verity Combe Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780719096327 20161213
This ground-breaking book provides the first comprehensive investigation of the history and memory of the Northern Ireland Troubles in Britain. It examines the impacts of the conflict upon individual lives, political and social relationships, communities and culture in Britain, and explores how the people of Britain (including its Irish communities) have responded to, and engaged with the conflict, in the context of contested political narratives produced by the State and its opponents. Setting an agenda for further research and public debate, the book demonstrates that 'unfinished business' from the conflicted past persists unaddressed in Britain, and advocates the importance of acknowledging legacies, understanding histories and engaging with memories in the context of peace-building and reconciliation. Contributors include scholars from a wide range of disciplines (social, political and cultural history; politics; media, film and cultural studies; law; literature; performing arts; sociology; peace studies); activists, artists, writers and peace-builders; and people with direct personal experience of the conflict.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780719096327 20161213
Green Library
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386 pages ; 23 cm.
Green Library
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xv, 273 pages ; 23 cm
  • The problem
  • The apartheid state : its role and character
  • Apartheid legacies : continuities, discontinuities and change?
  • The reconstruction and development programme
  • The politics of reconstruction and development
  • The precarious prospects of developmental state-making in post-apartheid South Africa
  • 'No developmental state, no development.'
Green Library
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319 pages ; 22 cm.
Green Library
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vii, 209 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Introduction: From Popular Mythology to History and Memory / Jim Smyth
  • The Truth about the Troubles / Ian McBride
  • The Provisional IRA : History, Politics, and Remembrance / Ruan O'Donnell
  • Beating the Retreat on a Contested Past? : The British Army and the Politics of Commemoration in Northern Ireland / Aaron Edwards
  • "Climbing over Dead Brambles"? : Politics and Memory within Ulster Loyalism / James W. McAuley
  • The Past Never Stands Still : Commemorating the Easter Rising in 1966 and 1976 / Margaret O'Callaghan
  • Remembering and Forgetting : The Official Republican Movement, 1970-1982 / John Mulqueen
  • Milltown Cemetery and the Politics of Remembrance / Jim Smyth
  • Experiencing the Troubles / Cathal Goan.
The historian A. T. Q. Stewart once remarked that in Ireland all history is applied history-that is, the study of the past prosecutes political conflict by other means. Indeed, nearly twenty years after the 1998 Belfast Agreement, "dealing with the past" remains near the top of the political agenda in Northern Ireland. The essays in this volume, by leading experts in the fields of Irish and British history, politics, and international studies, explore the ways in which competing "social" or "collective memories" of the Northern Ireland "Troubles" continue to shape the post-conflict political landscape. The contributors to this volume embrace a diversity of perspectives: the Provisional Republican version of events, as well as that of its Official Republican rival; Loyalist understandings of the recent past as well as the British Army's authorized for-the-record account; the importance of commemoration and memorialization to Irish Republican culture; and the individual memory of one of the noncombatants swept up in the conflict. Tightly specific, sharply focused, and rich in local detail, these essays make a significant contribution to the burgeoning literature of history and memory. The book will interest students and scholars of Irish studies, contemporary British history, memory studies, conflict resolution, and political science. Contributors: Jim Smyth, Ian McBride, Ruan O'Donnell, Aaron Edwards, James W. McAuley, Margaret O'Callaghan, John Mulqueen, and Cathal Goan.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780268101749 20170502
Green Library
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xli, 392 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color map ; 23 cm
  • Timeline xi Key Terms xvii Biographies of Speakers xix Foreword / Jimmy Carter xxix Preface xxxiii With Thanks xxxix Introduction 1 Part I. Starting Places 19 1. Foremothers 24 2. The Pressure Builds 33 3. Stateless 44 4. To Arms 52 5. Genocide 58 6. Immediate Aftermath 70 Part II. The Path to Public Leadership 77 7. Community Training Ground 84 8. A Pull from the Top 93 9. Emboldened Ministry of Gender 107 10. Countrywide Women's Councils 114 11. Caucus Crucible 122 12. Fanning Out 129 13. A New Constitution 135 14. The Quota 140 15. Pioneering in Parliament 146 16. Spurring Local Leadership151 Part III. Bending toward Reconciliation 161 17. Bringing Them Together 165 18. Bringing Them Home 171 19. Rethinking Rape 182 20. To Testify 191 21. Off the Sidelines 199 22. Far beyond the Stats 206 23. Risk and Resignation 211 Part IV. Signposts 219 24. The Meaning of Marriage 223 25. Safety: A New Language 229 26. Challenging Changes 235 27. Unmasking Ambition 242 28. Health Means Whole 251 29. Every Body Matters 257 30. Thriving Progress 265 31. Little Ones 272 32. Reading Rights 278 Part V. Building the Road They're Walking 289 33. Solidarity and Sisterhood 293 34. Manning the Movement 299 35. Sowing Confidence 305 36. Flying High 314 37. Planting Deep 322 38. Charting New Pathways 331 39. Complements and Compliments 336 40. Coming Up 345 Epilogue 357 Notes 377 Index 385.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780822362579 20170710
In the spring of 1994, the tiny African nation of Rwanda was ripped apart by a genocide that left nearly a million dead. Neighbors attacked neighbors. Family members turned against their own. After the violence subsided, Rwanda's women-drawn by the necessity of protecting their families-carved out unlikely new roles for themselves as visionary pioneers creating stability and reconciliation in genocide's wake. Today, 64 percent of the seats in Rwanda's elected house of Parliament are held by women, a number unrivaled by any other nation. While news of the Rwandan genocide reached all corners of the globe, the nation's recovery and the key role of women are less well known. In Rwandan Women Rising, Swanee Hunt shares the stories of some seventy women-heralded activists and unsung heroes alike-who overcame unfathomable brutality, unrecoverable loss, and unending challenges to rebuild Rwandan society. Hunt, who has worked with women leaders in sixty countries for over two decades, points out that Rwandan women did not seek the limelight or set out to build a movement; rather, they organized around common problems such as health care, housing, and poverty to serve the greater good. Their victories were usually in groups and wide ranging, addressing issues such as rape, equality in marriage, female entrepreneurship, reproductive rights, education for girls, and mental health. These women's accomplishments provide important lessons for policy makers and activists who are working toward equality elsewhere in Africa and other postconflict societies. Their stories, told in their own words via interviews woven throughout the book, demonstrate that the best way to reduce suffering and to prevent and end conflicts is to elevate the status of women throughout the world.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780822362579 20170710
Green Library
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xxviii, 348 pages ; 24 cm.
Green Library
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ix, 198 pages ; 23 cm
Green Library