11, 1990. Table of Contents.

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South Africa: Beginning At The End Of The Road
Frederik Van Zyl Slabbert, 1
Frederik Van Zyl Slabbert discusses why the liberalisation and democratisation of South African society from within through a process of negotiation is feasible and realistic.

Post-Apartheid Scenarios For The Southern African Region
Robert Davies, 12
ROBERT DAVIES argues that inter-state relations are bound to change significantly as apartheid crumbles but the nature of the change will depend on the kind of forces that prevail in the post-apartheid era.

The Conditions For Democracy In South Africa
Alf Stadler, 40
A stable democracy in the South African context will need more than economic growth and constitutional guidelines if one interrogates comparative political theory, argues ALF STADLER. An appropriate state form and egalitarian economic policies are also essential.

Preparing To Negotiate The Land Question
Makhosazane Gcabashe And Alan Mabin, 58
Based on a survey of organisational responses MAKHOSAZANE GCABASHE AND ALAN MABIN argue that effective land reform in post-apartheid South Africa must entail the making of complex choices, and substantial research into this neglected area.


The Crisis Of Conscience In The SACP
Pallo Jordan, 75
PALLO JORDAN critiques Joe Slovo’s recent article ‘Has Socialism Failed’ focussing on the inadequacies of Slovo’s discussion of Stalinism.

A Response To Dave Lewis
Eddie Webster, 90
EDDIE WEBSTER presents an alternative view on the functioning of the SALB.

Review Article

The Antinomies Of Neo-Marxism
Robert Fine, 92
In reviewing Harold Wolpe ‘s recent book ‘Class, Race and the Apartheid State’ ROBERT FINE argues that Wolpe fails to transcend the limitations of the old paradigms of liberalism and neo-Marxism.


Under The Spell Of Apartheid
Rupert Taylor, 104
Hermann Giliomee and Lawrence Schlemmer, From Apartheid to Nation Building, Reviewed by RUPERT TAYLOR.

Notes on Contributors