Elite Transition: From Apartheid to Neoliberalism in South Africa

Elite Transition: From Apartheid to Neoliberalism in South Africa Patrick Bond
  • Title: Elite Transition: From Apartheid to Neoliberalism in South Africa
  • Author: Patrick Bond
  • ISBN: 9780745310244
  • Page: 488
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Elite Transition: From Apartheid to Neoliberalism in South Africa Patrick Bond Elite Transition From Apartheid to Neoliberalism in South Africa A truly international study of the many flavours of democracy concentrating on electoral systems and the structures making up the systems of parliamentary democracies
    A truly international study of the many flavours of democracy, concentrating on electoral systems, and the structures making up the systems of parliamentary democracies
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    About Patrick Bond


    1. Patrick Bond is a professor at the University of KwaZulu Natal and director of its Centre for Civil Society since 2004 He received his PhD from the Department of Geography and Environmental Engineering at Johns Hopkins University in 1993 In his work he focuses on political economy, NGO work and global justice movements in various countries.


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    1. Kitap uzun y llar G ney Afrika da devrim yapmak i in m cadele eden ANC isimli silahli rg t n, nas l olup da 1990 dan sonra emperyalist politikalar uygulayan, yozla m bir d zen partisine d n t n anlat yor.Konuyu ok iyi ele ald yerler var Ancak daha ziyade politika belgeleri, konferans notlar , bas n a klamalar gibi kaynaklardan besleniyor Yani ANC deki y llara yay lan d n m pek g r lm yor 90 92 y llar nemli ama bu y llarda nas l gizli g r meler yap ld , kime hangi tavizler verildi i pek yok ANC n [...]

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    2. Absolutely amazing book that traces how the ANC went from being a leftist organization to the vanguard of neoliberalism in South Africa, putting in place a new form of apartheid class apartheid He ends with an afterword written in 2014 where he talks about the Marikana Massacre, but ends on a positive note when he speaks about the growing leftist forces in the country Indeed I have to say that South Africa probably has the strongest leftist movement in any developing country in Africa and the Mi [...]

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    3. Those looking for a smoking gun will be disappointed Elite Transition is of a collection of anecdotes and descriptions about the ANC s slide into neoliberalism than an explanation of why Hence words like surprise appearing no less than 23 times and shocking 13 times in the text Even inexplicable features three times The premise many people take from the book is that there was continuity between the apartheid regime and the current one, in terms of policy That the previous regime s elites pacted [...]

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    4. just read this for a Soli study group in NYC a VERY extensive analysis of the establishment of neoliberal ideological hegemony at the top ranks of the ANC and democratic movement descriptive, though, than explanatory Plenty internal analysis of various gov t plans and policy documents not much about social forces and the on the ground class struggle during the transition.

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