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Ethnicity and politics in South Africa

Gerhard MareМЃ

Ethnicity and politics in South Africa

by Gerhard MareМЃ

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Published by Zed Books in London, New Jersey .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Kwazulu (South Africa)
    • Subjects:
    • Inkatha (Organization : South Africa),
    • Zulu (African people),
    • Ethnicity.,
    • Kwazulu (South Africa) -- Politics and government.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementGerhard Maré.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJQ1998.I54 M375 1993
      The Physical Object
      Pagination125 p. ;
      Number of Pages125
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1729111M
      ISBN 101856492079, 1856492087
      LC Control Number92033428

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Ethnicity and politics in South Africa by Gerhard MareМЃ Download PDF EPUB FB2

'Jessica Piombo offers an innovative and provocative explanation for why post-apartheid South Africa has avoided the siren song of ethnic politics that so many scholars predicted would emerge to dominate its new democracy.

Rather than any shifts in the social identifies of its citizens, the incentives implied in its new political institutions Cited by: 3.

Originally published Johannesburg: Ravan Press, as Brothers born of warrior blood: politics and ethnicity in South Africa. Description: pages ; 22 cm: Responsibility: Gerhard Maré. Ethnicity and Politics in South Africa by Mare, Gerhard and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The 'politics of identity' have been the singularly most notable/notorious of modern South Africa's attributes.

In both Zimbabwe and South Africa, pressures of globalization and regionalism diminish the level of control and maneuverability that these governments have to control the direction of events in racial and ethnic : Sandra J.

Maclean. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Young, Crawford, Ethnicity and politics in Africa. Boston, Mass.: Boston University African Studies Center, About this book An investigation of post-apartheid South Africa, which is notable for a history of politicized ethnicity, a complicated network of ethnic groups and for an expectation that ethnic violence would follow the political transition that did not occur following democratization.

Ethnicity is now universally regarded as a key element in the political process in African states. Paradoxically, despite its contemporary currency, the word itself in current usage is recent, first appearing in the Oxford English Dictionary only in Race and Nation is the first book to compare the racial and ethnic systems that have developed around the world.

It is the creation of nineteen scholars who are experts on locations as far-flung as China, Jamaica, Eritrea, Brazil, Germany, Punjab, and South Africa. The contributing historians, sociologists, anthropologists, political scientists, and scholars of literary and.

Scheepers: Ethnicity and Poverty OTE 23/1 (), Ethnicity, Cultural Diversity and Poverty in South Africa: Archaeological Perspectives from Iron Age Palestine COENRAAD L VAN W SCHEEPERS (U NISA) ABSTRACT Ethnic and cultural intolerance is still alive and well in post-Apartheid South Africa.

Race and ethnicity have been and still is at the heart of South African history, politics, society and economy since the European colonisation. South Africa remains a complex mix of different races, cultural identities, languages and ethnic bonds.

During the colonial times, the Dutch East Indian introduced racial segregation. According to Nnoli (), ethnicity in contemporary Africa is ‘associated with competition, exclusiveness and conflicts in relations among ethnic groups, which are members of a political community’ (p.

11). Such manifestations of ethnicity are directly related to Africa's experience of colonialism and by: The details he presents about ethnic and language group formation and about perceptions of ethnic favouritism make the book interesting and a must read.' Source: Journal of Modern African Studies 'Posner's book should still be recognised as an important contribution to understanding the relationship between politics and ethnicity in Africa.'Author: Daniel N.

Posner. Ethnicity and Politics in South Africa Commentators who may readily recognize the politically engineered quality of ethnic strife elsewhere in the world still tend to reduce such politics in Africa to mere "tribalism," thus obviating the need to dig deeper in search of the roots of conflict.

About this book Introduction An investigation of post-apartheid South Africa, which is notable for a history of politicized ethnicity, a complicated network of ethnic groups and for an expectation that ethnic violence would follow the political transition that did not occur following democratization.

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An introduction to African politics, this course will provide for its participants a general survey of the main issues regarding politics in the continent.

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term, political ethnicity, that is the politicization and transformation of ethnic exclusivity into major political cleavages. Colonialism and the Provenance of Political Ethnicity The cheapness of colonial rule was an early source of political ethnicity.

The colonial governments committed a very small administrative corps to their. THE ETHNICIZATION OF POLITICS AND THE POLITICIZATION OF ETHNICITY: CULTURE AND POLITICAL DEVELOPMENT IN SOUTH AFRICA Preben Kaarsholm The thoughts contained in this paper were first tried out in the context of a workshop on "Gender and Ethnicity in a Modernizing World" which was organized by the Centre for.

This book examines the effects of ethnicity on party politics in sub-Saharan Africa. Sebastian Elischer analyzes political parties in Ghana, Kenya, and Namibia in detail, and provides a preliminary analysis of parties in seven other countries including Tanzania, Botswana, Senegal, Zambia, Malawi, Burkina Faso, and by: ethnicity and Democratisation in africa introduction There is a need for a better understanding of the problems of ethnicity and democratisation in Africa.

This is partly because of the tendency to view eth-nic difference as a major cause or driver of civil wars or political instability in Size: KB. The history of South Africa shows that different approaches have been employed to develop South African national identities.

These approaches, however, could not produce a single national identity. When the Government of National Unity (GNU) came to power after the first democratic national elections in Aprila new chapter was opened for the country to search for a new South Cited by: The following books about South Africa talk about some of the kids who live in South Africa’s major cities.

Somewhere in Africa, by South African authors Ingrid Mennen and Niki Daly, tells about Ashraf, a young boy from a large South African city who reads his favorite library book about fierce African animals and dreams of seeing them in person someday.Failures of political leadership led to two world wars and many regional wars.

Today’s challenges in the contact zone where cultures interact are identified as ethnic and religious conflict, the changing role of women, technology, migration, and environmentalFile Size: KB.