Politics By Other Means: Law in the Struggle Against Apartheid, 1980-1994

Politics By Other Means: Law in the Struggle Against Apartheid, 1980-1994

by Richard Abel
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415908175

ISBN-13: 9780415908177

Pub. Date: 06/20/1995

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Politics by Other Means explores the fundamental question of how law can constrain political power by offering a pathbreaking account of the triumphant final decade of the struggle against apartheid.

Richard Abel presents case studies of ten major legal campaigns including: challenges to pass laws; black trade union demands for

Overview

Politics by Other Means explores the fundamental question of how law can constrain political power by offering a pathbreaking account of the triumphant final decade of the struggle against apartheid.

Richard Abel presents case studies of ten major legal campaigns including: challenges to pass laws; black trade union demands for recognition; state terror; censorship; resistance to the "independent" homelands; and treason trials.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415908177
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
06/20/1995
Series:
After the Law Series
Edition description:
ANN
Pages:
664
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.34(d)

Table of Contents

1. Glossary of Acronyms and Foreign Words; 2. Speaking with the Ogre; 3. Politics by Other Means?; 4. Carving Loopholes in the Pass Laws; 5. White Resistance to the Military; 6. Seeking Recognition; 7. Mpophomeni and the War in Ntal; 8. State Terrorism: The Response of Law and Medicine to Police Torture; 9. Censorship and the Closure of the New Nation; 10. The Alexandra Treason Trial; 11. Bakwena ba Magopa: The Last Forced Removal; 12. Moutse and KwaNdebele: Ethnicity and Gender in the Challange to Grand Apartheid; 13. Disestablishing Oukasie; 14. The Roles of Law.

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