University of Florida Homepage

Issue 4

ISSN 215-2448

Special Issue on The Politics of Inequality: South Africa Then and Now

Guest Editor: R. Hunt Davis, Jr. 

Download Entire Issue – PDF

Highlights: Community Party in South Africa, “Mannenberg,” Historical Research, Land Reform, Global Development Industry, Economic Rights, South African Constitutional Court, International Justice, Seafood Fishery, Liberal Legality, HIV/AIDs, Media and Social Movements


R. Hunt Davis, Jr.  |  Essay  |  PDF (1-5)

Invisible Resurrection: The Recreation of a Communist Party in South Africa in the 1950’s
Sheridan Johns  |  Abstract  |  PDF (7-24)

“Mannenberg”: Notes on the Making of an Icon and Anthem 
John Edwin Mason  |  Abstract  |  PDF (25-46)

The Ash Heap of History: Reflections on Historical Research in Southern Africa 
Robert Edgar  |  Abstract  |  PDF (47-61)

South African Land Reform and the Global Development Industry 
Thackwray Driver  |  Abstract  |  PDF (63-79)

Patrolling the Resource Transfer Frontier: Economic Rights and the South African Constitutional Court’s Contributions to International Justice 
Henry Richardson III  |  Abstract  |  PDF (81-106)

Contesting Liberal Legality: Informal Legal Cultures in Post-Apartheid South Africa’s Privatizing Seafood Fishery 
Ken Salo  |  Abstract  |  PDF (107-125)

Media, Social Movements and the State: Competing Images of HIV/AIDS in South Africa 
Sean Jacobs and Krista Johnson  |  Abstract  |  PDF (127-152)

Book Reviews

Download Book Reviews – PDF

Colonialism in Question: Theory, Knowledge, History. Frederick Cooper. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2005. 327pp.
Review by Charlotte Baker  |  (153-154)

Reversing Sail: A History of the African Diaspora. Michael A. Gomez. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005. 219 pp. 
Review by J. Omar McCalpin  |  (154-155)

Popular Intellectuals and Social Movements: Framing Protest in Asia, Africa, and Latin America. Michiel Baud and Rosanne Rutten, eds. Cambridge University Press, 2005. 222 pp.
Review by Devashree Gupta  |  (156-157)

Prisoners of Freedom: Human Rights and the African Poor. Harri Englund. Los Angeles: University of California Press, 2006. 260 pp. 
Review by Emily Musil  |  (157-159)

Women in African Parliaments. Gretchen Bauer and Hannah Evelyn Britton, eds. Boulder, Colorado: Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2006. 235pp.
Review by Chineze J. Onyejekwe  |  (159-161)

Fiscal Disobedience: An Anthropology of Economic Regulation in Central Africa. Janet Roitman. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2005. 233 pp.
Review by Jeremy Rich  |  (161-162)

Developmental Local Government: A Case Study of South Africa. Jaap De Visser. Oxford: Hart Publishing, 2005. 313 pp. 
Review by Didibhuku Wellington Thwala  |  (163-164)