TRADITIONAL LEADERS IN A DEMOCRACY, resources, respect and resistance

: Buthelezi (M.), Skosana (D.) & Vale (B.) eds.

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380pp., paperback, Johannesburg, 2019


A collection of essays that explore how chieftancy is practised, experienced and contested in contemporary South Africa.

Contributions include:
"Collisions, Collusions and Coalescences: new takes on traditional leadership in democratic South Africa - an introduction" by Mbongiseni Buthelezi and Beth Vale
"Mistaking Form for Substance: reflections on the key dynamics of pre-colonial politics and their implications for the role of chiefs in contemporary South Africa" by Peter Delius
"Traditional Leadership and the African National Congress in South Africa: reflections on a symbiotic relationship" by Dineo Skosana
"In Defence of Traditional Leadership" by Nkosi Holomisa (Ah! Dilizintaba).