We are very proud to announce that a book, NGOs and Social Justice in South Africa and Beyond has been released, drawing together various contributions from the Thinking Africa colloquium on the topic NGOs and Social Justice.
The book is published by the University of KwaZulu-Natal Press - more details here. Anyone interested in reviewing the book can contact Sally Matthews at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Here is the Table of Contents for those who would like more information on the contents of the book.
Introduction: Rethinking the Role of NGOs in Struggles for Social Justice
Sally Matthews and Patronella Nqaba
Part I: Thinking NGOs, Emancipation and Social Justice
1. Can NGOs Play an Emancipatory Role in Contemporary Africa?
2. Navigating the Pitfalls of State Democracy: Thinking NGOs from an Emancipatory Perspective
3. Black Liberation and the Notion of ‘Social Justice’ in South Africa 54
Part II: NGOs in Practice
4. ‘We Give Off a Lot of Heat But Not a Lot of Light’: NGOs and Land Advocacy in Zimbabwe, 1995–2005
5. Exploring the Relationship Between Service Delivery and Advocacy: The Case of GADRA Education
6. Thinking Through the Role of NGOs in South Africa: Lessons from GADRA Education
7. The Obscure Anatomy of the NGO Sector
8. Infiltration and Instigation: How White Suburban Activists Act Out Left Politics on Black Bodies
Part III: Conversations
9. NGOs: Bringing False Hope and Empty Promises
Gladys Mpepho (in conversation with Thembani Onceya)
10. Collaboration and Co-option: Reflections on the Relationship Between NGOs and Social Movements
Ayanda Kota (in conversation with Sally Matthews)
11. There Is No ‘Outside the Law’: Social Movements, the Law and Social Justice
Tshepo Madlingozi (in conversation with Sally Matthews)
Conclusion: Dilemmas, Possibilities, Unity and Struggle 163