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Constructing a Democratic Developmental State in South Africa: Potentials and Challenges Book Launch

24 May 2010

Date :

24 May 2010

Guest Speaker :

Minister Ebrahim Patel, Minister of Economic Development


About the book:

In this seminal collection, an interdisciplinary team of distinguished scholars begin to examine exactly how South Africa could go about building a democratic developmental state, while drawing on relevant conceptual models and useful comparative experiences from other countries.

An authoritative and comprehensive volume that illuminates the political economy of economic development, Constructing a democratic developmental state in South Africa is a must read for anyone interested in the political and economic future of South Africa.

About the volume editor:

Dr Omano Edigheji specialises in the political economy of development and is Research Director in the Centre for Africa’s Social Progress at the HSRC.

All welcome, refreshments will be served.


Johannesburg: Nelson Mandela Foundation, 107 Central Street, Houghton, Johannesburg