Recent Submissions

  • : Southern Africa : Frameworks for Thinking 

    Selwyn, Percy (Institute of Development Studies, 01/09/1980)
  • Foreword 

    Jolly, Richard (Institute of Development Studies, 01/09/1980)
  • Industrial Decentralisation : Ideal, Theory and Reality 

    Maasdorp, Gavin (Institute of Development Studies, 01/09/1980)
    SUMMARY The aim of South African industrial decentralisation policy is to facilitate racial segregation by increasing the proportion of Africans resident in the ‘homelands’. Policy implementation is based on the concept ...
  • Basotho Women Migrants : a Case Study 

    Gay, Judith S. (Institute of Development Studies, 01/09/1980)
    SUMMARY The focus of most research on Lesotho has been the political, social, and economic impact of male migrant labour. But under the resultant strains of agricultural decline, rural poverty, and marital instability, ...
  • ‘Homeland’ Development ? Planning in the Ciskei 

    Ward, Michael (Institute of Development Studies, 01/09/1980)
    SUMMARY The socio?economic implications of a ‘homeland’ development policy for the Xhosa tribal group based on a traditional regional physical development plan are examined. The relevance of treating the Ciskei as an ...
  • Some Aspects of Labour Use in Southern Africa – Problems and Policies 

    Colclough, Christopher (Institute of Development Studies, 01/09/1980)
    SUMMARY The 10 Southern African countries, excluding South Africa, which are the subject of this article are at very different stages of transition from colonial to independent rule. Yet there are common problems which ...
  • Botswana's Monetary Independence – Real or Imagined? 

    Harvey, Charles (Institute of Development Studies, 01/09/1980)
    SUMMARY For 10 years after political independence Botswana used South African currency, and was subject to South African policy on exchange rates, interest rates and exchange controls, despite diverging national interests. ...
  • Botswana in the Southern African Periphery : the Limits of Capitalist Transformation in a ‘Labour Reserve’ 

    Parson, Jack (Institute of Development Studies, 01/09/1980)
    SUMMARY The article examines Botswana's development in the context of ‘constraints’ generated by its position as a small and weak economy in the Southern African region dominated by South Africa, and the relevance of this ...
  • Zimbabwe : a New Nation with Old Problems 

    Riddell, Roger (Institute of Development Studies, 01/09/1980)
    SUMMARY As the euphoria surrounding the achievement of independence and the ending of eight years of war dies down, the new Government of Zimbabwe is faced with a whole range of social and economic problems, some directly ...
  • Southern African Development Coordination : Toward a Functioning Dynamic? 

    Green, Reginald Herbold (Institute of Development Studies, 01/09/1980)
    SUMMARY The history of standard, trade preference?centred economic cooperation groupings in Africa has not been particularly encouraging. The attempts to create a Southern Africa Development Coordination dynamic are notably ...
  • Namibia : the Ideology of National Liberation 

    Kiljunen, Kimmo (Institute of Development Studies, 01/09/1980)
    SUMMARY The article examines the distinctive ideological character of Southern African national liberation, compared with earlier African nationalism. The case study is the Political Programme of Namibia's liberation ...
  • The Unforgiving Land – Basis for a Post Liberation Programme in Namibia 

    Green, Reginald Herbold (Institute of Development Studies, 01/09/1980)
    SUMMARY Namibia's independence will pose a number of challenges to its first government. History, ecology, the structure of productive forces and the mode of production have imposed constraints and a need for change. The ...
  • WORK ON SOUTHERN AFRICA BY IDS FELLOWS 

    Unknown author (Institute of Development Studies, 01/09/1980)