Black Student Politics

Black Student Politics : Higher Education and Apartheid from SASO to SANSCO, 1968-1990

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Black Student Politics, Higher Education and Apartheid examines two black national higher education student political organizations - the South African National Students' Congress (SANSCO) and the South African Students' Organization (SASO), popularly associated with Black Consciousness. It analyzes the ideologies and politics and organization of SASO and SANSCO and their intellectual, political and social determinants. It also analyzes their role in the educational, political and social spheres and the factors that shaped their activities. Finally, it assesses their contributions to the popular struggle against apartheid education and race, class and gender oppression and the extent to and ways in which their activities reproduced, undermined and/or transformed apartheid and capitalist social relations, institutions and more

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  • Paperback | 400 pages
  • 138 x 216mm | 789g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1138987883
  • 9781138987883

Table of contents

Introduction Interpreting the Character, Role, and Significance of SASO and SANSCO: A Conceptual Framework PART ONE: "Black man, you are your own": The South African Students' Organization, 1968 to 1977 From Crisis to Stability to Crisis: The Apartheid Social Order and Black igher Education, 1960 to 1976-1977 SASO: The Ideology and Politics of Black Consciousness "SASO on the Attack": Organisation, Mobilisation and Collective Action The Character, Role and Significance of SASO PART TWO: "The Freedom Charter is our Beacon": The South African National Students' Congress, 1976/1977 to 1990 Reform, Repression and Mass Resistance: South Africa, 1967-1977 to 1990 SANSCO: The Ideology and Politics of Non-Racialism, the Freedom Charter and National Liberation "Creative Organizers" rather than "Powerful Speakers": Education as a Site of Struggle People's Education and People's Power: Mobilisation and Collective Action The Character, Role and Significance of SANSCO Conclusion Appendix 1: SASO Policy Manifesto Appendix 2: SANSCO Constitution and Policy Document Endnotes Bibliographyshow more