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Topical seminar: South Africa 's years of freedom. The past lives on in the future.

 

Preliminary syllabus / examination requirements:

 

Alexander, Neville, An Ordinary Country: Issues in the Transition from Apartheid to Democracy in South Africa, Approaches to Cultural History Series, New York: Berghahn Books, 2002, pp. 18-27, (9 pages) [Compendium / CD].

 

Aliber, Michael and Reuben Mokoena, The land question in contemporary South Africa, in Adam Habib, John Daniel and Roger Southall (eds.), State of the Nation. South Africa 2003-2004, Ch. 15, pp. 330-348, Human Sciences Research Council, 2003, (18 pages) [Textbook / CD].

 

Altman, Miriam, The state of employment and unemployment in South Africa, in Adam Habib, John Daniel and Roger Southall (eds.), State of the Nation. South Africa 2003-2004, Ch. 7, pp. 158-183, Human Sciences Research Council, 2003, (25 pages) [Textbook / CD].

 

Amoateng, Acheampong Yaw and Linda Richter, The state of families in South Africa, in Adam Habib, John Daniel and Roger Southall (eds.), State of the Nation. South Africa 2003-2004, Ch. 11, pp. 242-268, Human Sciences Research Council,        2003, (26 pages) [Textbook / CD].

 

Atkinson, Doreen, The state of local government: Third-generation issues, in Adam Habib, John Daniel and Roger Southall (eds.), State of the Nation. South Africa 2003-2004, Ch. 5, 118-140, Human Sciences Research Council, 2003, (22 pages) [Textbook / CD].

 

Chrisholm, Linda, The state of curriculum reform in South Africa: The issue of Curriculum 2005 in Adam Habib, John Daniel and Roger Southall (eds.), State of the Nation. South Africa 2003-2004, Ch. 12, pp. 268-289, Human Sciences Research Council, 2003, (21 pages) [Textbook / CD].

 

Danida, Country strategy for South Africa, Strategy for Danish-South African Development Co-operation, Serie: Danida Sydafrika, Serienummer: 015, Danida, Udenrigsministeriet, 2003, pp 1- 31 (30 pages) [Separate booklet].

 

Daniel, John, Varusha Naidoo and Sanusha Naidu, The South Africans have arrived: Post-apartheid corporate expansion into Africa, in Adam Habib, John Daniel and Roger Southall (eds.), State of the Nation. South Africa 2003-2004, Ch. 17, pp. 368-390, Human Sciences Research Council, 2003 (22 pages) [Textbook / CD].

 

Davenport, Rodney and Christopher Saunders, South Africa. A Modern History, Fifth Edition, London: Macmillan, 2000. Chapter 10 pp. 270-283, 292-300, Chapter 11 pp. 300-302, 306-311, 313-324, Chapter 12 pp. 324-340, (55 pages).

 

Dubow, Saul, The African National Congress, UK: Sutton Publishing, 2000, pp. 79-110, (31 pages) [Compendium / CD].

 

Fullard, Madeleine and Nicky Rousseau, An imperfect past: The Truth and Reconciliation Commission in transition, in Adam Habib, John Daniel and Roger Southall (eds.), State of the Nation. South Africa 2003-2004, Ch. 3, pp. 78-105, Human Sciences Research Council, 2003, (27 pages) [Textbook / CD].

 

Glaser, Daryl, Politics and Society in South Africa: a critical introduction, SAGE Publications, 2001, pp. 32-42, (9 pages) [Compendium / CD].

 

Habib, Adam, State-civil society relations in post-apartheid South Africa, in Adam Habib, John Daniel and Roger Southall (eds.), State of the Nation. South Africa 2003-2004, Ch. 10, pp. 227-241, Human Sciences Research Council, 2003, (14 pages) [Textbook / CD].

 

Jansen, Jonathan, The state of higher education in South Africa: From massification to mergers, in Adam Habib, John Daniel and Roger Southall (eds.), State of the Nation. South Africa 2003-2004, chap. 13, pp. 290-311, published by HSRC Press, 2003, (21 pages) [Textbook / CD].

 

Mabuza, Lindiwe, Nordic solidarity with ANC, in NAI (Tor Sellström ed.), Report of the conference Nordic Solidarity with the Liberation Struggles in Southern Africa, and Challenges for Democratic Partnerships into the 21st Century 11-14 February 1999, Organized by The Robben Island Museum, The Mayibuye Centre and The Nordic Africa Institute, NAI, 1999, pp. 92-99, (7 pages) [Comp. / CD].

 

Mangcu, Xolela, The state of race relations in post-apartheid South Africa, in Adam Habib, John Daniel and Roger Southall (eds.), State of the Nation. South Africa 2003-2004, Ch. 4, pp. 105-118, Human Sciences Research Council, 2003, (13 pages) [Textbook / CD].

 

Maré, Gerhard, The state of the state: contestation and race re-assertion in a neo-liberal terrain, in Adam Habib, John Daniel and Roger Southall (eds.), State of the Nation. South Africa 2003-2004, Ch. 1, pp. 25-53, Human Sciences Research Council, 2003, (28 pages) [Textbook / CD].

 

Maylam, Paul, South Africa's Racial Past: The History and Historiography of Racism, Segregation, and Apartheid, Aldershot, Ashgate, 2001. Part I: The Emerging Racial Order: Pre-Industrial Times. Chapter 3: Colonial Expansion and Racial Oppression, pp. 67-111, (43 pages) [Compendium / CD].

 

Mbali, Mandisa, HIV/AIDS policy-making in post-apartheid South Africa, in Adam Habib, John Daniel and Roger Southall (eds.), State of the Nation. South Africa 2003-2004, Ch. 14, pp. 312-329, Human Sciences Research Council, 2003, (17 pages) [Textbook / CD].

 

Morgenstierne, Christopher, African Freedom Struggle - in Denmark, in Henning Melber and Hans Erik Stolten (eds.): Nordic Solidarity with Southern Africa Revised (working title), Conference papers undergoing editorial work, NAI, Forthcoming, (9 pages) [Compendium / CD].

 

Nattrass, Nicoli, The state of the economy: A crisis of employment, in Adam Habib, John Daniel and Roger Southall (eds.), State of the Nation. South Africa 2003-2004, Ch. 6, pp. 141-157, Human Sciences Research Council, 2003, (16 pages) [Textbook / CD].

 

Ribeiro-Kabulu, Alberto, Reflections on the Nordic research project in the wider context of Southern African studies, in NAI (Tor Sellström ed.), Report of the conference Nordic Solidarity with the Liberation Struggles in Southern Africa, and Challenges for Democratic Partnerships into the 21st Century 11-14 February 1999, Organized by The Robben Island Museum, The Mayibuye Centre and The Nordic Africa Institute, NAI, 1999, pp. 41-46, (5 pages) [Compendium / CD].

 

Schoeman, Maxi, South Africa as an emerging middle power: 1994-2003, in Adam Habib, John Daniel and Roger Southall (eds.), State of the Nation. South Africa 2003-2004, Ch. 16, pp. 349-367, Human Sciences Research Council, 2003, (18 pages) [Textbook / CD].

 

Southall, Roger, The state of party politics: Struggles within the Tripartite Alliance and the decline of opposition, in Adam Habib, John Daniel and Roger Southall (eds.), State of the Nation. South Africa 2003-2004, Ch. 2, pp. 53-77, Human Sciences Research Council, 2003, (24 pages) [Textbook / CD].

 

Suttner, Raymond, Response South Africa, in NAI (Tor Sellström ed.), Report of the conference Nordic Solidarity with the Liberation Struggles in Southern Africa, and Challenges for Democratic Partnerships into the 21st Century 11-14 February 1999, Organized by The Robben Island Museum, The Mayibuye Centre and The Nordic Africa Institute, NAI, 1999, pp. 83-91, ( 9 pages) [Comp / CD].

 

(Altogether roughly 500 pages)

 

 

 

The basic textbook will be Adam Habib, John Daniel and Roger Southall (eds.), State of the Nation. South Africa 2003-2004, HSRC Press, 2003. It can be ordered for 160R from http://196.4.93.10/compress/books/State_of_the_Nation__South_Africa_2003-2004.html.

 

Danida materials will be distributed free of charge to the participants.

 

A CD, Stolten’s South Africa Folder, with supplementary literature can be bought for 15,- DKK. Look under D: Teaching etc / Full text materials, or look in the database LitSA at the same CD and search for Use in work=CASundervisning. All syllabus texts are on the CD.

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