Voices that Reason: Theoretical Parables

Voices that Reason: Theoretical Parables

by Ari Sitas
     
 

ISBN-10: 1868882780

ISBN-13: 9781868882786

Pub. Date: 12/01/2004

Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.

Voices that Reason is a path-breaking work. The author has charted the thoroughfares that speed the thought of many black South Africans towards specific expectations, grievances and actions. The present work constitutes an important and thought-provoking culmination of a generation's worth of disparate but related revisionist thinking within the social sciences

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Voices that Reason is a path-breaking work. The author has charted the thoroughfares that speed the thought of many black South Africans towards specific expectations, grievances and actions. The present work constitutes an important and thought-provoking culmination of a generation's worth of disparate but related revisionist thinking within the social sciences and history of South Africa.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781868882786
Publisher:
Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
12/01/2004
Series:
Imagined South Africa Series, #2
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
134
Product dimensions:
6.64(w) x 9.62(h) x 0.36(d)

Table of Contents

Sect. 1Theoretical parables1
1The parables3
Sect. 2Beyond Afropessimism13
1Beyond Afropessimism - development and identity in a globalising world15
2Exploiting phumelele nene - postmodernism, intellectual work and ordinary lives25
Sect. 3Sociological parables and sociological practice37
1Inqol' emasondosondo! : for a sociology of civic virtue39
2Fencing, cutting, transgressing51
3The invisible labour process - a study of daydreams at work70
4Parables of orality, identity and survival87
5Emancipation, civic virtue and the social104
6The riddle of traditions and diversity114

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