40, 1999. Table of Contents.


Notes on Contributors


Adversarial Participation and Antagonistic Cooperation? workplace forums, employee participation and lean production
Gilton Klerck,
Gilton Klerck critically discusses adversarialism and participation in workplace relations around proposed workplace forums, arguing that at best there will be “an uneasy coexistence ” of the two elements.

Borders of Dissent in South Africa: the Bushbuckridge saga
Sagie Narsiah and Brij Maharaj, 36
Border disputes did not end with apartheid. Sagie Narsiah and Brij Maharaj examine the saga around the Bushbuckridge region, and the central state’s role in local-level politics and mobilisation.

A Critical Investigation into the Impact of Community Art
Sabine Marschall, 55
Sabine Marschall examines mural art, and discusses the various types of such painting. She questions, drawing on interviews, why it should have different impact in different situations.

The Impact of Local Government on Rural Development in South Africa
Mary Galvin, 87
The important place of local government in a democratic order is discussed by Mary Galvin.


Adam Habib and Rupert Taylor respond to Southall and Wood

COSATU, the ANC and the Election: Whither the Alliance? carried in Transformation 38.

Roger Southall and Geoff Wood reply.


Richard Peck’s A Morbid Fascination: white prose and politics in apartheid South Africa
Lindy Stiebel, 126

Richard Calland’s edited collection The First Five Years: a review of South Africa’s democratic parliament reviewed Lubna Nadvi, 132