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  1. Library Resource
    South Africa's living law jurisprudence - Nolundi Luwaya

    Alliance for Rural Democracy short course: An introduction to the political economy of land, mining and rural democracy in South Africa

    Videos
    January, 2016
    South Africa

    Nolundi Luwaya examines how the laws affecting rural citizens in South Africa fit together. She examines the Traditional Leadership and Governance Framework Act and highlights key sections of the Act including the requirements for establishment of Traditional Councils, the status and role of traditional leaders. She reviews contested legislation including the Communal Land Rights Act, struck down by the Constitutional Court and the Traditional Courts Bill which threatened to turn rural citizens in the former bantustans into chiefly subjects.

  2. Library Resource

    Presentation by Mazibuko Jara on 24 February 2016 to Alliance for Rural Democracy short course: An introduction to the political economy of land, mining and rural democracy in South Africa.

    Videos
    January, 2016
    South Africa

    This presentation provides a historical overview of the role of the state in maintaining feudal structures and examines the roles and powers of tribal chiefs in post 1994 laws. It examines rural popular struggeles to challenge unaccountable tribal rule in the 1980s and the role of chiefs in the transition to democracy in South Africa

  3. Library Resource
    Videos
    January, 2016
    South Africa

    Professor Ben Cousins from the Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies at the University of the Western Cape provides a critical review of the land reform programme in South Africa 1994 - 2016. This presentation made as part of a 4.5 day course on the Political economy of land, mining and rural democracy 22 - 26 Feb 2016 for activists associated with the Alliance for Rural Democracy.

  4. Library Resource

    Alliance for Rural Democracy short course: An introduction to the political economy of land, mining and rural democracy in South Africa

    Videos
    January, 2016
    South Africa

    Dr Gavin Capps joined SWOP at the University of the Witwatersrand as a Senior Researcher in January 2013. He is leader of the Mining and Rural Transformation in Southern Africa (MARTISA) project, a six-year research programme funded by the Ford Foundation.

  5. Library Resource
    Videos
    January, 2016
    South Africa

    This input by Dr Aninka Claassens Director of the Land and Accoutability Centre at the University of Cape Town was presented as part of a five day short couse on the political economy of land mining and rural democracy. It provides a detailed history of processes and events which continue to shape South Africa's rural hinterland in the contemprary era.

  6. Library Resource
    Videos
    January, 2016
    South Africa

    Dr Mulaudzi is a lecturer in the Department of Historical Studies at the University of Cape Town. In this presentation made as part of a 4.5 day course on the political economy of land, mining and rural democracy in South Africa he critically examines different perspectives on the 1913 and 1936 Land Acts.

  7. Library Resource
    Videos
    January, 2004
    South Africa

    An AFRA documentary from 2004 that looked at the conditions that looked at the conditions that farm dwellers lived in and how little has changed.

  8. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    Videos
    January, 2017
    South Africa

    In 2013, South Afrika marked its 100 years without natives land. Then, Tshintsha Amakhaya (TA) - launched the Mayibuye iAfrika Campaign in 2011 at a national land reform workshop. The Campaign was intensified in 2013 - the centenary of the 1913 Native Land Act – through local actions, platform discussions, and country-wide events. The 2013 Campaign was aimed at amplifying the voices of rural women and men through supporting and connecting local struggles for land and agrarian transformation.

     

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