Globalization, Negotiation, and the Failure of Transformation in South Africa

Revolution at a Bargain?

  • Authors
  • Michael H. Allen

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Introduction: Questions from a Gestalt Moment

  3. Promise of Transformation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 11-11
    2. Michael H. Allen
      Pages 13-30
    3. Michael H. Allen
      Pages 31-44
    4. Michael H. Allen
      Pages 97-127
  4. Frustrations of Market Rule

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 129-129
    2. Michael H. Allen
      Pages 131-154
    3. Michael H. Allen
      Pages 155-179
    4. Michael H. Allen
      Pages 181-192
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 193-236

About this book


The book explains the social forces, forms of consciousness and structural constraints that undermined Apartheid, preserved national unity and yet, later constrained democratic sovereignty, as the imperatives of global markets clashed with the prior aspirations of the democratic revolution.


democracy globalization revolution socialism sovereignty transformation violence

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