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Amanda Alexander

Personal Details
Organization: Past Visiting Scholar
Address: Centre for Civil Society
City: Durban
Postal Code: 4190
Country: South Africa
Phone Number: 27 31 260 1412
Fax Number: 27 31 260 2502
E-mail Address: alexandera@ukzn.ac.za
Degree: BA


Job Description
Research Fellow and Editor

Research Interest
Race, representation and resistance; Poetry, politics and metaphor; Lynching and civil violence; Land rights; Health and human rights

Other information
Amanda has conducted research in the Africa divisions of Human Rights Watch and the Harvard Center for International Development. She has also worked on youth programming and advocacy with Africa Action, the Senegalese National Youth Council, and the Malawi AIDS Counseling and Resource Organization. Amanda studied Government and African studies at Harvard, culminating in her B.A. honors thesis “’Not the Democracy We Struggled For’: The Landless People’s Movement and the Politicization of Urban-Rural Division in South Africa.” While at Harvard, Amanda co-founded the Student Global AIDS Campaign, the largest student AIDS advocacy organization in the U.S. She has also worked on the editorial staffs of Transition magazine and the Harvard African.

Articulations: A Harold Wolpe Memorial Lecture Collection

Online Publications
Alexander, Amanda Suzanne  (2004) ‘Not the Democracy We Struggled For’: The Landless People’s Movement and the Politicization of Urban-Rural Division in South Africa. Centre for Civil Society : 1-100.
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Alexander, Amanda (2004) Representation, Recognition and Race: Evaluating Spaces for the Reproduction of White Dominance
WE WRITE : 1-11.
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Alexander, Amanda & Mbali, Mandisa (2004) Have the Slaves Left the Master’s House?. Centre for Civil Society : -.
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Alexander, Amanda (2004) The government has no plan for us: TAC marches again for ARVs. Centre for Civil Society : -.
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Alexander, Amanda & Lwandile, Sisilana,  (2004)  In the footsteps of Biko . Mail & Guardian : -.
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Alexander, Amanda & Lwandile, Sisilana  (2005) In the footsteps of Biko. Mail & Guardian : -.
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Amanda Alexander & Mdali Mandisa (2005) Introduction to the Research Reports (Volume 2). Centre for Civil Society (Volume 2): 1-7.
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Alexander, Amanda & Ballard, Richard & Patel, Raj  (2005) Peaceful march brutally repressed!. Centre for Civil Society : -.
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Alexander, Amanda (2006) Women's Writing & Photography Workshop.. Centre for Civil Society : -.
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