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Values and democracy in South Africa: Comparing elite and public values

by Kotzé, Hennie, and Cindy Lee Steenekamp

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(Johannesburg: Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, 2009) 9780620431743. 210 x 145 mm; laminated wrappers; pp. 152; graphs; tables. Very good condition. "This study is an attempt to give an overview of opinion leaders' attitudes regarding a host of issues in contemporary South Africa. It also compares the attitudes and values of opinion leaders with those of the public, and assesses the… Read more
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(Oxford: Blackwell, 1993) 063113462X. 228 x 152 mm; laminated pictorial wrappers; pp. xiii + (i) + 341, incl. index; tables and maps. Wrappers very slightly rubbed, with trace of curl to corners; occasional fox spot. Very good condition. "This is an introduction to those aspects of sociolinguistics broadly described as the sociology of language: the effect of language and… Read more
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(Stellenbosch: Pro Ecclesia-Drukkery, 1946). 8vo; original green cloth, lettered in black on spine and upper cover; pp. ix + (i) + 318; several tables, incl. large, folding. Trace of wear to extremities; earlier owner's name signed on front free endpaper; foxing to endpapers, edges and outermost leaves, occasional fox spot elsewhere. Very good condition. Afrikaans text. … Read more
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Urban Renewal in Birmingham. An Interim Report

by Stedman, M. B., and P. A. Wood

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(Bristol: [printed by] The Stonebridge Press, 1965). Reprinted from 'Geography', Volume L, Part I, January 1965, pp. 1-17. 247 x 153 mm; side-stitched printed wrappers; pp. 17; tables; maps. Wrappers partially sunned, with earlier owner's name signed on upper cover; staples rusted; some spotting. Good. .
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(Groningen: J. B. Wolters, 1964). 230 x 143 mm; saddle-stitched card wrappers; pp. 16. Earlier owner's name signed on upper cover. Very good condition. Dutch text. "Rede uitgesproken bij de aanvaarding van het ambt van gewoon hoogleraar in de economische en sociale geografie aan de Rijksuniversiteit te Groningen op Dinsdag 19 Mei 1964." .
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Evaluating the Human Environment. Essays in applied geography

by Dawson, John A., and John C. Doornkamp (editors)

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9780713156775
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(London: Edward Arnold, 1973) 0713156775. 225 x 148 mm; laminated pictorial wrappers; pp. (viii) + 288, incl. index; maps, graphs, tables and diagrams. Earlier owner's name signed on half-title and inside upper cover; faint trace of spotting to edges. Very good condition. "The editors of this volume have presented eleven essays which indicate the practical scope of… Read more
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(Pretoria: Human Sciences Research Council, 1993) 0796914966. 283 x 200 mm; pictorial wrappers; pp. xi + 271; several graphs and tables. Wrappers slightly rubbed, with trace of curl to bottom fore-corner of upper cover. Very good condition. "The violence associated with the hostel/township conflict is the result of a complex set of factors. Competition between… Read more
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(Jerusalem: Agricultural Settlement Department, 1960). Catalogue title from upper cover. 4to; original green boards; pp. (i) +45 (printed recto's); tables. Boards rubbed and a little bumped; hand-stamp in Hebrew characters to front free endpaper, rear pastedown and Contents page; ownership inscriptions to front free endpaper and elsewhere; regular, light browning; minor foxing. Good. A description of… Read more
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(Johannesburg: Rollerbird Press, 2009) 9781920075798. 278 x 208 mm; laminated pictorial wrappers; pp. 175; full-colour photographs. Lower cover very slightly scored. Near fine condition. "From the producers of Kaelo - Stories of Hope, the SABC 2 television series that highlights social development in South Africa, comes an inspirational book that shows how ongoing, far-reaching social change is… Read more
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(Johannesburg, The South African Institute of International Affairs, 2001). 240 x 165 mm; laminated pictorial wraps; pp. (viii) + 109. Fine condition. "The process of police transformation in societies undergoing transition is an issue of some importance. This has certainly been the case in both South Africa and Northern Ireland where questions of policing change are critical… Read more
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The roots of rural poverty in central and southern Africa

by Palmer, Robin & Neil Parsons (editors)

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(London, Heinemann, reprinted, 1983). Paperback, card wraps, a little scuffed and soiled, pp. 430. Text edges slightly soiled. 'why are African nations so poor today? In this book historians of a new generation look back and rediscover the history of peasant prosperity and subsequent improverishment in the eleven states from Zaire to South Africa. They question the conventional wisdom of… Read more
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(Pretoria, Penal Reform League of South Africa, Penal Reform Pamphlet No.4, no date [but circa 1948]). Wraps, pp. 21. .
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The sad and the sinful

by Yates-Benyon, John W.

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(Cape Town, Timmins, 1964). Pictorial dustwrapper, little frayed, pp. 161. Owner's name on the front free endpaper, light foxing on the preliminary pages. Experiences of a South African social worker. .
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(London, Faber & Faber, 1992). Pictorial dustwrapper, edges very slightly rubbed, pp. xiii + 272, plates. 'I am writing a book which will electrify England,' Marie Stopes told a friend, 'a book about the plain facts of marriage.' Married Love was published in 1918, sold over a million copies and was translated into 13 languages. Yet its thirty-seven-year-old author, a… Read more
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(Johannesburg: South African Institute of Race Relations, 1990). 210 x 150 mm; pictorial wraps; pp. viii + 54; black-and-white photographs. Very good condition. 'South Africa's cities contain many more families than they do houses. So as many as seven million people, most of them black, have built their own shelters there. What are these shack settlements like?… Read more
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(London, Geoffrey Cumberlege for the Oxford University Press, 1950). 8vo; original blue cloth; dustwrapper; pp. (vi) + 221; tables; appendices; folding map. Dustwrapper a little edgeworn; slight browning to endpapers and edges. Very good condition. "This Report is based on two years' research work carried out at the Dunlop factory at Durban by the Department of Economics, University… Read more
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