Transformation: Critical Perspectives on Southern Africa

Transformation: Critical Perspectives on Southern Africa
52, 2003
Special Issue: Land Reform

CONTENTS

Article

    Bernstein, Henry.
  • Farewells to the Peasantry
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    Subject Headings:
    • Peasantry.
    • Agriculture -- Economic aspects.
    • Rural conditions.
    Abstract:
      Henry Bernstein suggest why, despite its remarkable intellectual history, debates about the nature of the peasantry probably are no longer relevant. However, studies of agrarian petty commodity production and the relations of class and capital to rural life and agriculture remain vital.

Commentary

    Mapadimeng, Mokong Simon.
  • The Land Redistribution for Agricultural Development (LRAD) Sub-Programme: Opportunity for or Constraint to Land Redistribution, Rural Economic Development and Poverty Alleviation?
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    Subject Headings:
    • Land reform -- South Africa.
    • Agriculture and state -- South Africa.
    Abstract:
      Post-apartheid government policy movement on land reform since 1994 is laid out by Mokong Simon Mapadimeng.

Articles

    Greenberg, Stephen.
  • Land Reform and Transition in South Africa
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    Subject Headings:
    • Land reform -- South Africa.
    • Agriculture and state -- South Africa.
    Abstract:
      Land reform has become integrated into the broader neo-liberal strategies adopted by the post-apartheid government. It is essentially only elites who will benefit, argues Stephen Greenberg, from current policies.
    Ntsebeza, Lungisile.
  • Land Rights and Democratisation: Rural Tenure Reform in South Africa's Former Bantustans
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    Subject Headings:
    • Land reform -- South Africa.
    • Land tenure -- South Africa.
    • South Africa -- Politics and government -- 1994-
    Abstract:
      Lungisile Ntsebeza questions the government’s intentions with regard to the official future of chiefs. Prospects of democratic local government clash with increasing willingness to compromise with local chiefly power.

Reviews

    Walker, Cherryl.
  • Midlands (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Steinberg, Jonny, 1970- Midlands.
    • KwaZulu-Natal (South Africa) -- History -- 1910-
    Rogerson, C. M. (Christian Myles)
  • Disabling Globalization: Places of Power in Post-Apartheid South Africa (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Hart, Gillian Patricia. Disabling globalization: places of power in post-apartheid South Africa.
    • KwaZulu-Natal (South Africa) -- Economic conditions.
    Freund, Bill.
  • Globalization and its Discontents (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Stiglitz, Joseph E. Globalization and its discontents.
    • International economic integration.

Notes on Contributors




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