Skip to main content

Experiences of Democracy in South Africa from a Feminist Perspective

Buy Article:

$44.95 plus tax (Refund Policy)

Shamim Meer highlights the need for ongoing organization in civil society in order to achieve the redistribution necessary to change unequal and oppressive social relations that continue to exist in South Africa despite the new democracy. She explores how and why shifts took place in South Africa from a liberation movement's dreams of socialism or at the very least social democracy, and an end to sexism, to a pragmatic acceptance that there is no alternative to a neoliberal economic and political order, as that movement became the ruling party in a new democratic order. She points to the need to engage in struggles over meanings of both democracy and feminism, at the same time as material struggles are waged.Development (2007) 50, 96–103. doi:10.1057/palgrave.development.1100339
No References
No Citations
No Supplementary Data
No Data/Media
No Metrics

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: 2007-03-01

  • Access Key
  • Free content
  • Partial Free content
  • New content
  • Open access content
  • Partial Open access content
  • Subscribed content
  • Partial Subscribed content
  • Free trial content
Cookie Policy
X
Cookie Policy
Ingenta Connect website makes use of cookies so as to keep track of data that you have filled in. I am Happy with this Find out more