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Politics by Other Means

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ISBN13: 9780415908177
ISBN: 0415908175
Published: April 1995
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Format: Paperback
Price: £32.99



Richard Abel has written a detailed account of the use of law to defend the anti-apartheid struggle. Although South Africa lacked both a bill of rights and a tradition of judges reviewing governmental abuses, anti-apartheid lawyers won major victories. Abel discusses 10 case studies including the Alexandra Teason trial and the Moutse and Kwandebele cases, which include challenges to pass laws, black trade unions demands for recognition, censorship, state terror and conscientious objection.

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Contents:
1. Glossary of Acronyms and Foreign Words 2. Speaking with the Ogre 3. Politics by Other Means? 4. Carving Loopholes in the Pass Laws 5. White Resistance to the Military 6. Seeking Recognition 7. Mpophomeni and the War in Ntal 8. State Terrorism:The Response of Law and Medicine to Police Torture 9. Censorship and the Closure of the New Nation 10. The Alexandra Treason Trial 11. Bakwena ba Magopa:The Last Forced Removal 12. Moutse and KwaNdebele:Ethnicity and Gender in the Challange to Grand Apartheid 13. Disestablishing Oukasie 14. The Roles of Law