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Lauren Marx

in poverty and landlessness despite so-called freedoms and attempts to redress these issues through transformation. Post-apartheid land reform has been slow and characterised by unaccountable institutions and marred by failures ( Pallotti and Engel

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Some Senses of Pan-Africanism from the South

Christopher Allsobrook

-racialism for lingering racial divisions in South Africa after apartheid, especially regarding education transformation, land reform and race-based injustice. Marx recounts the role Pan-Africanism played in the evolution of Sobukwe’s idea of non-racialism, as he

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Patrick Cockburn

a discussion of land reform in post-apartheid South Africa, where, as a legacy of the totalitarian regime, white South Africans own a massively disproportionate amount of land. Here, he argues that the laudably progressive South African constitution

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The Weight of Absence

Rick Turner and the End of the Durban Moment

Billy Keniston

the north. Beyond Malema, there are layers and layers of more explosive politics brewing, as the crudest interpretations of land reform and ‘Pan-Africanism’, whisper towards a shrieking genocidal and xenophobic rage, just beyond the horizon. And yet

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Stephen Louw, Michiel Meijer, and Tom Angier

office – from his empowerment of women, to the expansion of health clinics, pharmacies, schools, construction of grain banks, the digging of wells, and commando-style vaccination campaigns. Disappointingly, Sankara's land reforms, in which he sought to

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Republican Constitutionalism

Plebeian Institutions and Anti-Oligarchic Rules

Camila Vergara

1994 South African Constitution proclaimed that the state was committed to land reform and its equitable access, and that everyone has ‘the right to have access to adequate housing’ (Art. 26.1) and ‘sufficient food’ (Art. 27.1.b). However, after almost

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Machiavelli and Spartan Equality

The Image and Function of Lycurgus’ Heritage

Filippo Del Lucchese

sources, it is possible to see how these ‘defenders’ of natural law, that is, the aristocrats, put all manner of strategies into play, beyond and even against the law, this time positive law, to oppose land reforms. Already in Sparta, it was the Ephors who

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Gustavo H. Dalaqua

Nucleus, Boal mentions groups of peasants that, sharing a strong idea about land reform, decide to live together in the same area. The second practice Boal proposes to connect representatives and constituents is the CIS. Its main difference in relation

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Between Tyranny and Self-Interest

Why Neo-republicanism Disregards Natural Rights

David Guerrero and Julio Martínez-Cava Aguilar

enlightened economist who introduced English political economy in Spain to ground democratic proposals of land reform, Álvaro Flórez Estrada, wove his own theories with a strong commitment to natural rights (Flórez Estrada 2010). 7 For the nineteenth