Capitalism and cheap labour-power in South Africa

from segregation to apartheid by Harold Wolpe

Publisher: University of Dar es Salaam, Dept. of Political Science in [Dar es Salaam]

Written in English
Published: Pages: 58 Downloads: 965
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Places:

  • South Africa,
  • South Africa.

Subjects:

  • Blacks -- Employment -- South Africa.,
  • South Africa -- Race relations.

Edition Notes

StatementHarold Wolpe.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD8801 .W64
The Physical Object
Pagination58 p. ;
Number of Pages58
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4398500M
LC Control Number78980407

Apr 15,  · As South Africa moves towards majority rule, and blacks begin to exercise direct political power, apartheid becomes a thing of the past - but its legacy in South African history will be indelible. this book is designed to introduce students to a range of interpretations of one of South Africa's central social characteristics: racial mueck-consulting.com Edition: 1st Edition. Wolpe, ‘Capitalism and Cheap Labour Power in South Africa: from Segregation to Apartheid, Economy and Society, 1, (), pp. 6 W. Beinart and C. Bundy, Hidden Struggles in Rural South Africa: Politics and Popular Movements in the Transkei and the Eastern Cape (Johannesburg: Ravan, ).Cited by: 4. Scholarly review published by H-Net Reviews. Debating the Politics of Land in Southern Africa. The editors, Lungisile Ntsebeza and Ruth Hall, have brought together a useful and interesting collection of papers presented at a conference in Cape Town about the land question in South Africa, a central and still highly controversial problem, as the divergent views within this book demonstrate. Mar 24,  · Read the book here Fifteen years ago I began writing a series of articles about capitalism and slavery to answer Charles Post’s July Journal of Agrarian Change article titled “Plantation Slavery and Economic Development in the Antebellum Southern United States” that applied the Brenner thesis to the "peculiar institution" and its abolition.

background to South Africa's Apartheid system, how Apartheid shaped and continues to impact social Wolpe, H. (). ‘Capitalism and cheap labour-power in South Africa: From segregation to apartheid’. Economy and Society, 1(4) You are required to review a South African book relevant to the course theme. The book selected can. Jun 26,  · World Political Economy Meets South Africa’s Many Marxisms Democratic Marxism’ book series, Vishwas Satgar. units for South Africa’s notorious ‘cheap labour power,’ mainly at a. Nation South Africa , (Cape Town: HSRC Press, ), 5 Stephen Gelb, ed., South Africa’s Economic Crisis (Cape Town: David Philip. ). 6 ‘Capitalism and Cheap Labour-Power in South Africa; From Segregation to Apartheid’ in Wolpe, ed., The Articulation of Modes of Production (London: Routledge Kegan Paul, ). Friedman highlighted the contribution of Wolpe’s work. His essential argument was that Wolpe was celebrated for the article, “Capitalism and cheap labour-power in South Africa: From segregation to apartheid”, wherein he argued that apartheid was simply the form that capitalism took in SA, not merely an ideology but a form of.

7 Lipton Capitalism and Apartheid () and O ïDowd, òThe Stages of Economic Growth ó () 8 Legassick òSouth Africa: Capital accumulation and violence ó () and Wolpe òCapitalism and cheap labour power in South Africa () 9 Booth òMeasuring the îsuccess of employment creation strategies in the apartheid state ó (). Jul 12,  · Now to the capitalist mode of production. Capitalism is mystifying to understand. The cause of our mystification is the market system. Capitalism presents itself to us as a system of universal commodity production (that is, where everything is produced for sale) where even labour power is a commodity. That is how Marx defined mueck-consulting.com: Mick Brooks. His work is often seen as major theoretical harbinger of the radical political change that was needed in South Africa, and has been extremely influential. His key articles were usually considered to be: “Capitalism and cheap labour-power in South Africa: From segregation to apartheid”, Economy & Society, Vol. 1, no. 4

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More than any other single work, Harold Wolpe’s discussion of the cheap labour and reserve-subsidy thesis became central to the radical analysis of segregation. Wolpe had been an opposition activist in South Africa at the time of the political upheavals before and after Sharpeville ().Cited by: May 24,  · Conventionally, Apartheid is regarded as no more than an intensification of the earlier policy of Segregation and is ascribed simplistically to the particular racial ideology of the ruling Nationalist Party.

In this article substantial differences between Apartheid and Segregation are identified and explained by reference to the changing relations of capitalist and African pre-capitalist modes Cited by: “It bears stating that Harold's Capitalism and Cheap Labour-Power article is probably the most influential and widely-cited theoretical text ever written on South Africa.

Every sociology and politics student working on South Africa since, has been required to read this article, as have more than a few historians. In an obituary to Wolpe, Professor Henry Bernstein of the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, said, “The seminal contribution Wolpe was to make came in his article on ‘Capitalism and Cheap Labour Power in South Africa: From Segregation to Apartheid’ (in Economy and Society, Vol.

1, No. 4, ) This contribution. Capitalism and cheap labour-power in South Africa: From segregation to apartheid [Harold Wolpe] on mueck-consulting.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying mueck-consulting.com: Harold Wolpe. British Hegemony and the Origins of Segregation in South Africa Martin Legassick, University of the Western Cape, 3.

Capitalism and Cheap Labour Power in South Africa Harold Wolpe, University Capitalism and cheap labour-power in South Africa book the Western Cape; 4. SEGREGATION IN SOUTH AFRICA, –14 43 Martin Legassick 3 CAPITALISM AND CHEAP LABOUR POWER IN SOUTH AFRICA: From segregation to apartheid 60 Harold Wolpe 4 NATAL, THE ZULU ROYAL FAMILY AND THE IDEOLOGY OF SEGREGATION 91 Shula Marks 5 MARXISM, FEMINISM AND SOUTH AFRICAN STUDIES Belinda Bozzoli 6 THE ELABORATION OF.

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The Bantustans and Capital Accumulation in South Africa. A comment on ‘the poverty of neo-Marxism’ The ‘White Working Class’ in South Africa.

The Theory of Internal. Apr 15,  · Friedman highlighted the contribution of Wolpe’s work. His essential argument was that Wolpe was celebrated for the article, “Capitalism and cheap labour-power in South Africa: From segregation to apartheid”, wherein he argued that apartheid was simply the form that capitalism took in SA, not merely an ideology but a form of.

The New Africa - Capitalist or Socialist. AFRICA IS IN REVOLT. From East to West, from North to South, the peoples of this great Continent are arising to claim their birthright that has been stolen.

The imperialist Powers and the White minorities are being forced to give up the land and the natural resources. As South Africa moves towards majority rule, and blacks begin to exercise direct political power, apartheid becomes a thing of the past - but its legacy in South African history will be indelible.

this book is designed to introduce students to a range of interpretations of one of South Africa's central social characteristics: racial segregation.

Capitalism and cheap labour-power in South Africa: from segregation to apartheid. Add to My Bookmarks Export citation. Type Book Author(s) Wolpe, Harold Date Volume Economy and society.

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To access Digitised Reading, click on blue 'Online Resource' link. Aug 14,  · Dave Hemson and Martin Legassick: ‘Racial Capitalism and the Reproduction of Cheap Labour-Power in South Africa’, Anti-Apartheid Movement of Britain pamphlet, London, Baruch Hirson: Appendix ‘Colonialism of a Special Type and the Permanent Revolution’, Searchlight South Africa, Vol.

2, No. 4 (8). Capitalism is an economic system based on the private ownership of the means of production and their operation for profit. Characteristics central to capitalism include private property, capital accumulation, wage labor, voluntary exchange, a price system and competitive markets.

In a capitalist market economy, decision-making and investments are determined by every owner of wealth, property. Read this book on Questia. Beinart and Dubow's selection of some of the most important essays on racial segregation and apartheid in twentieth century South Africa provides an unparalleled introduction to this contentious and absorbing mueck-consulting.com volume includes:* a specially written introduction by the editors which contextualises the historiographical controversy, taking into account the.

Nov 26,  · Wolpe settled in England and became a sociologist, writing a highly influential paper, “Capitalism and Cheap Labour-Power in South Africa,” which melded the political and economic.

Yudelman, The Emergence of Modern South Africa (Cape Town, ). Yudelman argues that state and capital formed a ‘symbiotic’ relationship as early asa relationship whose dominance ‘has endured until the present, surviving important changes in the composition of both the state and capital’, p.

7 Cited by: 1. Introduction: the historiography of segregation and apartheid / William Beinart and Saul Dubow --The Sanitation syndrome: bubonic plague and urban native policy in the Cape Colony, / Maynard W. Swanson --British hegemony and the origins of segregation in South Africa, / Martin Legassick --Capitalism and cheap labour power in.

Capitalism and cheap labour-power in South Africa: From segregation to apartheid. Segregation and apartheid in twentieth-century South Africa.

See Wolpe, Capitalism and Cheap Labour Power. Jul 16,  · Abstract. Abstract: This review article considers Steven Friedman’s Race, Class and Power: Harold Wolpe and the radical critique of apartheid, delves further into Wolpe’s classic ‘Capitalism and cheap labour power in South Africa’ (Wolpe ), and explores it further with the notions of primitive accumulation and the National Democratic Revolution (NDR).Author: David Moore.

CAPITALISM AND AGRICULTURE: THE SOUTH AFRICAN CASE Gavin Williams The Transition to Capitalism in Agriculture. Capitalism's greatest ideological achievement has been its ability to naturalize itself, to make capitalist relations of production appear to be part of the normal fabric of society and to make their emergence seem to be the result of the inevitable unfolding of historical progress.

Rethinking the Labour Movement in the New South Africa Capitalism and Cheap Labour-Power in South Africa: From Segregation to Apartheid This is the first single authored book in post. Jul 28,  · The Union of South Africa was established a century ago in May The first census of the new united state took place in May It may therefore be regarded as a foundational, Domesday survey of the country, covering its population, housing, livestock, agriculture and mueck-consulting.com by: 6.

capitalist market relations. Instead, Wolpe proposed that capitalism in South Africa had latched on to subsistence agriculture in the reserves which provided a subsidy in the form of cheap labour power. In other words, South African capitalism had developed in part through articulation - or joining with.

Jun 01,  · Segregation and Apartheid in Twentieth Century South Africa by William Beinart,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.4/5(2). The Nordic Africa Institute Online Library Political Economy Research Institute Bulletin (PERI) Feminist Africa Jacques Depelchin's Tribute to Harold Wolpe Chimurenga African Studies Quarterly The Industrial Workers of the World Anarchist Archives Wholewheat Radio Transformation: Critical Perspectives on Southern Africa Zanon Workers.

May 15,  · The development of South Africa’s mining industry, and how it laid the foundations for Apartheid Although some mining had taken place in what is now South Africa centuries before Europeans arrived,1 the modern mining industry emerged as the major shaper of South Africa’s economy and race relations in the latter half of the 19th century.

Morris, M. (). Capitalism and Apartheid: a Critique of Some Current Conceptions of Cheap Labour Power, in T. Adler (Editor) Perspectives on South Africa, African Studies Institute, Wits, University Press, Johannesburg.

Google ScholarCited by: 8.Sep 02,  · The Cambridge History of South Africa (Cambridge, ), pp. –72; S. Trapido, ‘South Africa in a Comparative Study of Industrialization’, Journal of Development Studies, vii (), pp.

–20; H. Wolpe, ‘Capitalism and Cheap Labour-Power in South Africa: From Segregation to Apartheid’, Economy and Society, i (), pp.

–Author: Timothy Gibbs.The geographical landscape in South Africa (physical, social and economic), was profoundly influenced by the policy of apartheid. This chapter analyses the rise and demise of the apartheid city.