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Why Race Matters in South Africa

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PAPERBACK

$21.50 • £17.95 • €19.50

ISBN 9780674063891

Publication Date: 03/05/2012

Short

256 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

1 table

  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • 1. The Logic of White Supremacy
  • 2. The Mother of Identity Politics
  • 3. The White Man’s Burden
  • 4. The Politics of the Political Economy
  • 5. The Power Politics of the Transition to Democracy
  • 6. Non-Racialism as an Ideology
  • 7. The Political Economy of Identity Politics
  • 8. The Who, Not the What
  • 9. Conclusion
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index

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