Buy Textbooks  |  Rent Textbooks  |  Sell Textbooks  |  eTextbooks
Help  |  Questions? 1-877-292-6442
Hello, Sign In
Your Account
0

Beyond the Miracle : Inside the New South Africa - 03 edition

Beyond the Miracle : Inside the New South Africa (ISBN10: 0226768597; ISBN13: 9780226768595)
ISBN13: 978-0226768595
ISBN10: 0226768597

This edition has also been released as:
ISBN13: 978-0226768588
ISBN10: 0226768589

Summary: In Beyond the Miracle, a distinguished South African journalist 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 democracy.

Sparks sees So ...show moreuth Africa as facing many of the same challenges as the rest of the world, especially a widening gap between rich and poor, exacerbated by the forces of globalization. While the transition government has done much to establish democracy and racial equality 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 HIV/AIDS epidemic, high crime rates, the diamond wars, the Congo conflict, and the Zimbabwean land crisis.

Writing vividly and often quite movingly, Sparks draws on his decades of journalistic experience and his recent insider access to key figures in the liberation government to take stock of where South Africa has been, where it's going, and why the 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 just for the salvation of Africa, but also for the world. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 03
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Published: 06/01/2009
International: No

View Table of Contents



List Price: $20.00
Used $5.00
Used
Save $15.00 (75%)
  • FREE shipping over $25
  • In stock
  • 30-day returns
Condition:
Order this book in the next 1 days, 6 hours and 44 minutes and it ships by Noon CT Monday!
New  Currently Sold Out
Marketplace sellers starting at $1.99

18 more offers below.

The Marketplace on Textbooks.com
Additional Sellers for Beyond the Miracle : Inside the New South Africa
Just for you, we curate a growing list of independent booksellers, giving you even MORE choices when shopping for your textbooks.
Keep in mind: Marketplace orders do NOT qualify for free shipping. More about the MarketplaceMore about the Marketplace

Filter by:   All (18)  |  New (7)  |  Like New (2)  |  Very Good (1)  |  Good (7)  |  Acceptable (1)

Price
 
Condition
Seller
Comments
$5.00
+$3.99 s/h

Very Good
Textbooks.com
Columbia, MO
Ships Ground DIRECTLY from Textbooks.com for $3.99. FREE Ground Shipping over $25! Very good condition (Certified Used). Trackable expedited shipping options available.
$17.88
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
New
Barnes & Noble.com
Various Shipping Locations, USA
Seller Rating: 5
Brand new, ships from the closest shipping location to your shipping address!
$1.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
Yankee Clipper Books
Windsor Locks, CT
Seller Rating: 4.57
Book shows a small amount of wear to cover and binding. Some pages show signs of use. Sail the Seas of Value
$1.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
More Than Words MA
Waltham, MA
Seller Rating: 4.63
Good The item has been opened & show signs of wear but is still operational. The case may include: markings from a previous owner, scratches, scuffs or minor damage. The cover art or liner notes may ...show more not be included. All orders guaranteed and ship within 24 hours. Your purchase supports More Than Words, a nonprofit job training program for youth, empowering youth to take charge of their lives by taking charge of a business. ...show less
$1.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
HippoBooks-DB
Toledo, OH
Seller Rating: 4.5
Our feedback rating says it all: Five star service and fast delivery! We have shipped four million items to happy customers, and have one MILLION unique items ready to ship today!
$2.06
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
Penntext
Downingtown, PA
Seller Rating: 4.41
May have minimal notes/highlighting, minimal wear/tear. Additional Supplements May not be Included unless previously specified. Please contact us if you have any Questions.
$4.50
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
Nettextstore
Lincoln, NE
Seller Rating: 4.55
2009 Paperback Good Books have varying amounts of wear and highlighting. Usually ships within 24 hours in quality packaging. Satisfaction guaranteed. This item may not include any CDs, Infotracs, A ...show moreccess cards or other supplementary material. ...show less
$5.00
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
VeryGood
Textbookcenter.com
Columbia, MO
Seller Rating: 4.63
Ships same day or next business day via UPS (Priority Mail for AK/HI/APO/PO Boxes)! Used sticker and some writing and/or highlighting. Used books may not include working access code or dust jacket.
$11.94
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Acceptable
GreatBookPrices
Westminster, MD
Seller Rating: 4.19
Used, Acceptable Condition, may show signs of wear and previous use. Please allow 4-14 business days for delivery. 100% Money Back Guarantee, Over 1,000,000 customers served.
$11.95
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
LikeNew
Midtown Scholar Bookstore PA
Harrisburg, PA
Seller Rating: 4.73
6-1-09 Paperback FINE Crisp, clean, unread paperback with light shelfwear to the covers and a publisher's mark to one edge-Nice! 1.25 lbs.
$12.19
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
New
PaperbackshopUS
Secaucus, NJ
Seller Rating: 4.48
New Book. Shipped from US within 4 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000
$12.36
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
New
RightChoiceBooks!
Lindenhurst, NY
Seller Rating: 4.71
0226768597 NEW CONDITION. SHIPS IMMEDIATELY.
Page:   1     2     |   Next >
Close
Close
Close