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Title:The political economy of South Africa
Editors:Nattrass, NicoliISNI
Ardington, ElisabethISNI
City of publisher:Cape Town
Publisher:Oxford University Press
Geographic term:South Africa
Subject:political economy
Abstract:As South Africa enters the 1990s with the prospect of fundamental change, the need to discuss economic issues has become increasingly urgent. This volume surveys and explores some of the key political-economic issues. It includes the following chapters. 1. A periodization of the political economy from 1910 (S. Terreblanche, N. Nattrass). 2. The case for a social democratic compromise (P. Le Roux). 3. Apartheid ideology and economic development policy (C. McCarthy). 4. Towards an understanding of bantustan politics (J. Graaff). 5. From booster to brake? Apartheid and economic growth in comparative perspective (T. Moll). 6. Economic growth, income distribution and social change (M. McGrath). 7. Economic power and profits in postwar manufacturing (N. Nattrass). 8. Black wages: the postwar experience (J. Hofmeyr). 9. Unions and industrial councils: why do unions' policies change? (M. Morris). 10. Unemployment and labour market issues - a beginners' guide (S. Archer, N. Bromberger, N. Nattrass, G. Oldham). 11. The migrant labour system: changing dynamics in rural survival (J. May). 12. Economic and political aspects of urbanization and housing policy (C. Simkins). 13. The black taxi revolution (M. Khosa). 14. The small black enterprise sector (N. Nattrass). 15. Poverty, the State and redistribution (F. Wilson). 16 Education and the economy (G. Trotter). 17. The choice of trade strategy (M. Holden). 18. Sanctions, economic growth and change (C. Jenkins). 19. Capital goods, 'dependence' and appropriate technology (C. Meth).