CHANGING THE COLOUR OF CAPITAL, essays in politics and economics

: Turok (B.) ed.

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209pp., paperback, Cape Town, 2015


A collection of essays that address questions about policy-making and transformation in South Africa. The book is based on a series of lectures delivered during a course entitled "Political Economy for South Africa - current debates", designed for ANC MPs, researchers and administrators.

Contributions include:
"The Evolution of ANC Leadership: lessons from history" by Z Pallo Jordan
"Marxism and the Economy" by Ben Turok
"Class Power in South Africa" by Jeremy Cronin
"Driving Change: the National Development Plan 2030" by Trevor Manuel
"For the Good of the Whole: on the doctrine of the seperation of powers" by R Cassius Lubisi, Bongani Ngqulunga and Khilekani Mathe
"The Curse of Berlin: lessons from Africa" by Adekeye Adebajo.

After leaving Parliament in 2014 Ben Turok became Director of the Institute for African Alternatives (IFAA) and the editor of New Agenda, South African journal of social and economic policy.