Lybrary.com: ebooks and download videos Search All  Title  Author 
Home / Nonfiction / Social Science / Black Studies (Global)

The Colour of Our Future: Does Race Matter in Post-Apartheid South Africa?

$33.99
| £28.10 | €32.23 | Ca$46.26 | Au$45.20
by Xolela Mangcu
What is this?DRM-EPUB by download  |  $33.99
What is this?DRM-PDF by download  |  $33.99
add to wish list
The Colour of Our Future: Does Race Matter in Post-Apartheid South Africa? by Xolela Mangcu

The Colour of Our Future makes a bold and ambitious contribution to the discourse on race. It addresses the tension between the promise of a post-racial society and the persistence of racialized identities in South Africa, which has historically played itself out in debates between the 'I don't see race' of non-racialism and the 'I'm proud to be black' of black consciousness. What the chapters in this volume highlight is the need for a race-transcendent vision that moves beyond 'the festival of negatives' embodied in concepts such as non-racialism, non-sexism, anti-colonialism and anti-apartheid. Steve Biko's notion of a 'joint culture' is the scaffold on which this vision rests; it recognizes that a race-transcendent society can only be built by acknowledging the constituent elements of South Africa's EuroAfricanAsian heritage. The distinguished authors in this volume have, over the past two decades, used the democratic space to insert into the public domain new conversations around the intersections of race and the economy, race and the state, race and the environment, race and ethnic difference, and race and higher education. Presented here is some of their most trenchant and yet still evolving thinking. South Africa is ready for a new vocabulary of national consciousness that simultaneously recognizes racialized identities while affirming that as human beings we are much more than our racial, sexual, class, religious or national identities.

To view this DRM protected ebook on your desktop or laptop you will need to have Adobe Digital Editions installed. It is a free software. We also strongly recommend that you sign up for an AdobeID at the Adobe website. For more details please see FAQ 1&2. To view this ebook on an iPhone, iPad or Android mobile device you will need the Adobe Digital Editions app, or BlueFire Reader or Txtr app. These are free, too. For more details see this article.


SHARE  Share by Email  Share on Facebook  Share on Twitter  Share on Linked In  Share on Delicious
or call in the US toll free 1-888-866-9150 product ID: 872182

Ebook Details
Pages: 272
Size: 2.7 MB
Publisher: Wits University Press
Date published:   2016
ISBN: 9781868149100 (DRM-EPUB)
9781868146239 (DRM-PDF)

DRM Settings
Copying:not allowed
Printing:not allowed
Read Aloud:  not allowed

Territory Restrictions
This ebook will only be sold to customers with a billing address in:
Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Congo (The Democratic Republic of the), Ecuador, Falkland Islands (Malvinas), French Guiana, French Polynesia, Guyana, Heard and Mc Donald Islands, Isle of Man, Jersey, Korea (Democratic People's Republic of), Macau, Montenegro, Paraguay, Peru, Saint Martin (French Part), St. Helena, St. Pierre and Miquelon, Suriname, Svalbard and Jan Mayen Islands, Timor-Leste, United States, United States Minor Outlying Islands, Uruguay, Venezuela, Wallis and Futuna Islands

This product is listed in the following categories:

Nonfiction > Social Science > Discrimination & Racism
Nonfiction > Social Science > Black Studies (Global)

This author has products in the following categories:

Nonfiction > Social Science > Discrimination & Racism
Nonfiction > Social Science > Black Studies (Global)
Nonfiction > Political Science > Essays

If you find anything wrong with this product listing, perhaps the description is wrong, the author is incorrect, or it is listed in the wrong category, then please contact us. We will promptly address your feedback.

Submit 5 page SummaryWhat is this?

03/23/2017
© 2017 Lybrary.com