State of the Nation: South Africa 2007

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Sakhela Buhlungu, John Daniel, Roger Southall, Jessica Lutchman
Human Sciences Research Council, Apr 1, 2007 - History - 568 pages
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From the outcome of the 2006 local elections and the state of public hospitals to environmental issues and concerns about tourism, leading South African intellectuals explore a variety of issues central to the country’s development in this annual collection of essays. Insightful discussions of contemporary South Africa also address key topics such as violence against women, prison reform, the vast Zimbabwean exile community, and the role of the post-apartheid church.

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Sakhela Buhlungu is head of the department of sociology at the University of the Witwatersrand. He sits on the editorial boards of Labour History and Society in TransitionJohn Daniel is a former research director in the Democracy and Governance research program at the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC). Roger Southall is a distinguished research fellow of the HSRC and a former professor of political studies at Rhodes University. He is editor of the Journal of Contemporary African Studies. Jessica Lutchman is a former researcher in the Democracy and Governance research program at the HSRC.

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