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South Africa, limits to change

the political economy of transformation

by Hein Marais

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Published by University of Cape Town Press in Cape Town .
Written in English

    Places:
  • South Africa
    • Subjects:
    • South Africa -- Economic policy.,
    • South Africa -- Politics and government.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [270]-284) and index.

      StatementHein Marais.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC905 .M357 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 290 p. ;
      Number of Pages290
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL100382M
      ISBN 101919713131
      LC Control Number99214752


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South Africa – Limits to Change examines the reasons for poor economic performance and outlines an alternative economic path. In a penetrating analysis of the balance of forces, Marais examines the many, and often overlooked, ingredients of the ANC government’s power, as well as the frailties and unexploited strengths of the country’s Book Edition: 2nd Edition.

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The sense of hope generated by South Africa’s unprecedented democratic transition is already giving way to the grimmer realities of how little has changed for the mass of the population.

Whether it be jobs, income inequality, housing, or access to land, the powerful analysis contained in this book draws on, and develops, the rich structural and political understandings developed.

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