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Writing The Decline

by Richard Pithouse
ISBN: 9781431423170
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Original price R 264.99
R 264.99
R 264.99 - R 264.99
Current price R 264.99

Richard Pithouse, an activist intellectual who has been an important contributor to the South African public sphere for twenty years, offers a penetrating and beautifully written exploration of the escalating crisis in South Africa in the Zuma era.

Writing the Decline, often written with a view from the underside of society but also always acutely aware of global developments, brings activist and academic knowledge together to provide a searing account of our condition.

It takes on xenophobia, racism, homophobia, inequality and political repression. In a moment when old certainties are breaking down, and new ideas and social forces are taking the stage, this book offers a compelling invitation to take democracy seriously.

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