Course Overview

 

  Modules Timeframe
Late 1980s – mid 1990s 1: The political context: from liberation to accommodation?  Week 1 & 2
2: The economic context: engaged realism or conscious retreat?  Week 3 & 4
Mid-1990s – early 2000s 3: Corporatizing state and society: theory, practice, consequence  Week 5 & 6
4: The politics of class formation  Week 7 & 8
Early-late 2000s 5: The ANC-Alliance and the ‘management’ of South Africa’s transitional contradictions: A crisis of democracy and development?  Week 9 & 10
6: The state, social movements and resistance from below  Week 11 & 12
2007 – present 7: Capital, labour and socio-political relations in conditions of crisis  Week 13 & 14
8: Zuma, the rule of the ANC and the possibilities of change  Week 15 & 16