Politics By Other Means: Law in the Struggle Against Apartheid, 1980-1994 by Richard AbelPolitics By Other Means: Law in the Struggle Against Apartheid, 1980-1994 by Richard Abel

Politics By Other Means: Law in the Struggle Against Apartheid, 1980-1994

byRichard AbelEditorRichard Abel

Paperback | June 20, 1995

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Politics by Other Meansexplores the fundamental question of how law can constrain political power by offering a pathbreaking account of the triumphant final decade of the struggle against apartheid.

Richard Abel presents case studies of ten major legal campaigns including: challenges to pass laws; black trade union demands for recognition; state terror; censorship; resistance to the "independent" homelands; and treason trials.
Richard Abelteaches law at UCLA and has published numerous books and articles on the legal profession and informal justice.
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Title:Politics By Other Means: Law in the Struggle Against Apartheid, 1980-1994Format:PaperbackDimensions:664 pages, 9.02 × 5.98 × 1.4 inPublished:June 20, 1995Publisher:Taylor and Francis

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ISBN - 10:0415908175

ISBN - 13:9780415908177

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..."this is a valuable study, adding significantly to our understanding of the complexity of South African bureaucratic politics during the 1980s "The International Journal of African Historical Studies.""Going beyond a discussion of high-profile political trials, Abel also provides copiously detailed chapters on legal contests involving pass laws, censorship, forced removals, trade union rights, and draft resistance."-"Foreign Affairs "offers useful material for courses in South African politics or comparative legal systems."-"Choice ..."offers useful material for courses in South African politics or comparative legal systems.."-"Choice