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The Centre for Civil Society , in partnership with the Harold Wolpe Memorial Trust, host a public lecture or debate at the Howard College Theatre at the University of KwaZulu-Natal on the last Thursday of every month. These events attract large and enthusiastic audiences and have quickly become a central part of intellectual and public life in Durban.
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Articulations: A Harold Wolpe Memorial Lecture Collection






CONTENTS

INTRODUCTION i

1: ‘A SEARCH FOR NEW OPENINGS, NEW POSSIBILITIES FOR CONTESTATION’

MICHAEL BURAWOY From Liberation to Reconstruction: Theory and Practice in the Life of Harold Wolpe 3

2: ‘DECOLONISATION REQUIRES FUNDAMENTAL SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC CHANGE’

PATRICK BOND Ten Years of Democracy: A Review 37

KERRY CHANCE AND MANDISA MBALI Talking is Walking: A Critical Review of Patrick Bond’s Wolpe Lecture 65

LUNGISILE NTSEBEZA Slow Delivery in South Africa’s Land Reform Programme: The Property Clause Revisited 77

DAVID MCDONALD You Get What You Can Pay For: Cost Recovery and the Crisis of Service Delivery in South Africa 87

NIGEL GIBSON Fanon, Marx, and the New Reality of the Nation: Black Political Empowerment and the Challenge of a New Humanism in South Africa 113

MAVUSO DINGANI A Critical Review of Nigel Gibson’s Lecture 139

CHARLENE SMITH Keeping it in Their Pants: Politicians, Men, and Sexual Assault in South Africa 143

3: 'FLIRTATION WITH THE CONFUSED AND AMBIGUOUS DOCUMENT THAT IS THE FREEDOM
CHARTER’


CONSOLE TLEANE Is There Any Future in the Past? A Critique of the Freedom Charter in the Era of Neoliberalism 157

ANDILE MNGXITAMA A Review of Console Tleane’s Wolpe Lecture 181

4: ‘THE SPECTATOR FEELS AT HOME NOWHERE, FOR THE SPECTACLE IS EVERYWHERE’

JONATHAN JANSEN The (Self-Imposed) Crisis of the Black Intellectual 189

PRAVASAN PILLAY It Don’t Mean A Thing If You Ain’t Got That Swing: A Review of Jonathan Jansen’s Wolpe Lecture 201

AMINA MAMA Critical Capacities: Facing the Challenges of Intellectual Development in Africa 213

SINDISIWE MBANDLWA A Review of Amina Mama’s Wolpe Lecture 229

DARRYL ACCONE Passageways: Revisiting Self, The Society of the Spectacle, and Moby-Dick in the Wake of September 11 233

PRAVASAN PILLAY A Review of Darryl Accone’s Wolpe Lecture 251

DAVID THEO GOLDBERG The Death of Race 257

5: ‘HOW FAR CAN WE AS THE MEDIA GO IN OUR CRITICISM OF THOSE IN POWER?’

FERIAL HAFFAJEE An Incomplete Freedom: The State of the Media Ten Years into Democracy 281

WILLIAM MERVIN GUMEDE Democracy and the Importance of Criticism, Dissent, and Public Dialogue 291

DALICEBO MTHIYANE A Review of William Mervin Gumede’s Wolpe Lecture 301

6: ‘CAPITAL HAS LONG CEASED TO BOTHER ABOUT NATIONAL BORDERS’

NAOMI KLEIN The Rise of Disaster Capitalism 307

ELA R. BHATT Organising for Second Freedom 313

WILFRED MHANDA The Struggle for Zimbabwe: Contesting the Meaning of Liberation 321

BIOGRAPHICAL NOTES 331

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