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Title:On message? 40 years of political science in South Africa
Editors:Vale, PeterISNI
Fourie, PieterISNI
Periodical:Politikon: South African Journal of Political Studies (ISSN 0258-9346)
City of publisher:Abingdon
Publisher:Taylor & Francis
Geographic term:South Africa
Subjects:political science
educational history
External link:https://www.tandfonline.com/toc/cpsa20/40/3
Abstract:This special issue of 'Politikon' celebrates the 40th anniversary of the South African Political Science Association, established at the University of Pretoria in 1973, and its flagship journal Politikon, launched in 1974 as the official 'South African Journal of Political Science'. After an introductory 'Word from a founder, to those who follow', by Gerrit Olivier, the issue contains the following articles: The study of politics in South Africa: a prolegomenon (Peter Vale); The subject as object: 40 years of scholarship (Pieter Fourie); Celebrating 40 years: the state of political science in South Africa in 2014 (Amanda Gouws, Joleen Steyn Kotze and Jo-Ansie van Wyk); Working in a South African Politics department during the 1980s: recollections (Tom Lodge); Teaching politics in exile: a memoir from Swaziland 1973-1985 (John Daniel); The idea of Africa in South African political science (Clive Napier and Phil Mtimkulu); Systematic, quantitative political science in South Africa: the road less travelled (Robert Mattes); The state of comparative politics in South Africa (Yolanda Sadie); The promise of political theory in South Africa (Lawrence Hamilton); International relations in South Africa: a case of 'add Africa and stir'? (Karen Smith); Twenty years on, it's all academic: progressive South African scholars and moral foreign policy after apartheid (Candice Moore); The state of public administration as an academic field in South Africa (Robert Cameron); The personal is the international: for black girls who've considered politics when being strong isn't enough (Siphokazi Magadla). Bibliogr., notes, ref., sum. [ASC Leiden abstract]