Rules Of The Game

Rules Of The Game

by Alan G. Cobley


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780313301087
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 01/30/1997
Series: Contributions in Afro-American and African Studies Series
Pages: 200
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.56(d)
Lexile: 1670L (what's this?)

About the Author

ALAN GREGOR COBLEY is Senior Lecturer in History at the University of the West Indies in Barbados. He has published extensively on South Africa, focusing on black social and cultural history in the twentieth century. Among his earlier publications is Class and Consciousness: The Black Petty Bourgeoisie in South Africa, 1924-1950 (Greenwood, 1990).

Table of Contents

Whose Game? Whose Rules?

African Sport and the Struggle for Urban Space

The Politics of Reading: Literacy, Consciousness and the Development of Library Services for Blacks in South Africa

Maids and Mesdames: Contested Objectives in Social Welfare Provision for African Women

"Kill the Weekend": Social Drinking, Drunkenness, and Temperance Among the African Middle Class

"A Proper Attitude of Mind": Socialization, Subordination, and the Rise of the Social Work Profession Among Blacks



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