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"Social Knowledge: Heritage, Challenges, Perspectives"
Volume 10
Southern Africa: Gathering Voices. Perspectives on the Social Sciences in Southern Africa

Table of contents

Editors: Teresa Cruz María e Silva and Ari Sitas

Introduction: Southern African Social Sciences in the Late 20th Century
Teresa Cruz María e Silva and Ari Sitas

  • Section One: The Social Sciences in Southern Africa

  • Chapter 1 Globalisation, Social Science and Development. A Mauritian Perspective
    Sheila Bunwaree

    Chapter 2 Social Sciences in Southern Africa: a Reflection on the Role of Sociology in Youth and Development
    Pembelani Mufune

    Chapter 3 Sociology and Social Research in South Africa
    Charles Crothers

    Chapter 4 The Social Sciences in Mozambique. Some Theoretical and Institutional Questions
    Alexandrino José

  • Section Two: Southern Africa in Transition

  • Chapter 5 "The Glowing Fire of our Patriotism". The Constitutional Court, Civil Society and Constitutional Patriotism in South Africa
    Elsa van Huyssteen

    Chapter 6 Commissions of Inquiry and Policy-Making in South Africa. Between the "Grand Tradition" and Democratic Corporatism
    Eddie Webster and Sakhela Bulungu

    Chapter 7 Jettisoning Justice. The Case of Amnesty in South Africa
    Fred Hendricks

  • Section Three: Women and Gender Equity

  • Chapter 8 Women's Empowerment and organisation in Mozambique
    Isabella Casimiro

    Chapter 9 Possibilities for Redistribution: Rural Women in South Africa Today
    Shamim Meer

  • Section Four: Afrocentrism or Afropessimism

  • Chapter 10 Feminist Methodology and Research Among Rural African Women in  the Transkei
    Nhlanhla Jordan

    Chapter 11 A Disenchanted Modernity. The Accommodation of African Medicine in Contemporary South Africa
    Thokozani Xaba

    Chapter 12 Beyond Afropessimism. Identity and Development in a Globalising World
    Ari Sitas

    Updated 03-MARCH-99