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Development and culture: the case of South Africa

Alec Russell, After Mandela: The Battle for the Soul of South Africa, London, Windmill Books, 2010; Rian Malan, My Traitor’s Heart: Blood and Bad Dreams: A South African Explores the Madness in His Country, in His Tribe and Himself, Vintage … Continue reading

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The Global Structure, Economic Development, and Conflicts over Culture in the 2010s

Introduction Looking back from mid-2008 to the years 1988-1992, when the communist system collapsed, it seemed that the United States, in the words of Harvard University’s Joseph Nye, was “bound to lead”.[1] Though nuanced in intent, the phrase came to … Continue reading

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