Conversations in Transition

In 2012, IJR founding director professor Charles Villa-Vicencio and professor Mills Soko released a new book entitled Conversations in Transition (ISBN: 978-0-86486-742-1).

Copies of Conversations in Transition are available through New Africa Books at orders@newafricabooks.co.za or on tel +27 (021) 4675860 or on fax +27 (021) 0865002550.

We are also happy to announce that Conversations in Transition is now also available online. You can access the full book here, or follow the links below to read individual conversations with leading South Africans. Comments and feedback are welcome!

 

CONVERSATIONS IN TRANSITION

Foreword by Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu and Preface

A South African Conversation

POLITICAL LEADERS

FW de Klerk: Manager of the Inevitable

Trevor Manuel: Promoter of Justice through Economic Growth

Kgalema Motlanthe: Custodian of Organisational Change

Mosibudi Mangena: Fighter for Black Self-Belief and Dignity

Pieter Mulder: Afrikaner and Patriot

Helen Zille: Persistent Voice of Opposition

TRADE UNIONS AND WORKERS

Tony Ehrenreich: A Working-Class Hero

Mazibuko Jara: Advocate of the New Left

BUSINESS

Ann Bernstein: Business and Development Thinker

Paul Clüver: Neurosurgeon and Farmer

Kuseni Dlamini: Corporate Statesman

Hendrik du Toit: Entrepreneur and Global Asset Manager

JUDICIARY

Dennis Davis: Reluctant Judge

Richard Goldstone: Troubled Judge in the International Arena

Dikgang Moseneke: Judge and Constitutionalist

RELIGION AND CULTURE

Farid Esack: A Muslim and Democrat

Archbishop Thabo Makgoba: Pastor to the Nation

Ebrahim Rasool: Ambassador and Believer

Mongane Wally Serote: Poet, Soldier and Healer

HUMAN RIGHTS AND SOCIAL COMMENTARY

Mary Burton: Social Activist and Campaigner Against Poverty

Pregs Govender:  Gender and Human Rights Activist

Moeletsi Mbeki: Entrepreneur and Public Intellectual

Mamphela Ramphele: Political Activist, Academic and Businesswoman

South African Chronology

Download the full book here.

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