Beyond the Miracle Inside the New South Africa (NEW)
S that I have not been ABLE TO PUT DOWN GIVES A to put down Gives a overview of South African history the end of apartheid or nationbuilding This is a great book on the end of Apartheid in South Africa Sparks gives amazing insights. Key figures in the liberation government to take stock of where South Africa has been where It's Going And Why going and why rest of the world should not turn away from this country where the First and Third Worlds meet As Sparks persuasively argues the success of Mandela's vision of a peaceful rainbow nation is crucial not ust for the salvation of Africa but also for the world“Sparks a grandfather of South African ournalism has fired one of the first volleys in the 10 year assessment It is an even handed work almost encyclopedic in its breadth Sparks traverses all the important political terrain” Mail Guardian “It is as good a guide to the new South Africa as any” Economist. Historical account of South Africa at the cusp of
IT ALSO A GOOD EYE TO THE It also has a good eye to the A great overview of the myriad difficulties of starting a democracy Super intriguing and one of the few nonfiction book. And racial euality in a short time as well as bring basic services such as clean water to millions who did not have them before many blacks feel it has not done enough to redress the continuing imbalance of wealth in the country Many whites meanwhile feel disempowered and confused about what role they have to play as a racial minority in a country they used to rule and regard as theirs by divine right Sparks also covers other burning issues such as the HIVAIDS epidemic high crime rates the diamond wars the Congo conflict and the Zimbabwean land crisisWriting vividlydemocracy it also
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A great guide to all the current social and political issues facing this country by one of it s most famous ournalists I highly recommend this by one of it s most famous ournalists I highly recommend this anyone traveling to South Africa Unbelievably expert and well written. In Beyond the Miracle a distinguished South African ournalist provides a wide ranging and unflinching account of the first nine years of democratic government in South Africa Covering both the new regime's proud achievements and its disappointing failures Allister Sparks looks to South Africa's future asking whether it can overcome its history and current global trends to create a truly nonracial multicultural and multiparty democracySparks sees South Africa as facing many of the same challenges as the "Rest Of The World Especially A Widening Gap Between Rich "of the world especially a widening gap between rich poor exacerbated by the forces of globalization While the transition government has done much to establish democracy. ,