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Sociology Department Hosts SASA 2016

Education in South Africa is a fundamental component of democratic consolidation, socio-economic transformation and social justice. The higher education question in South Africa is a complex web of interrelated race, class, age and gender, nationality and sexual orientation issues.

Brief reflections on my presentation at SASA 2016

On Sunday 26 June, I travelled to Rhodes University (a name currently under immense transformational scrutiny) to attend the 23rd annual South Africa Sociological Association Congress

Land equality a long way off, say professors

It will take about 250 years for South Africa to make serious headway in ensuring ownership of land in the country is fair.

Mis)understanding land reform: an issue ripe for political plucking

Two books were launched on land reform on Wednesday night. The land issue is poorly understood but crucial to the country’s politics.