Unisa Press (The University of South Africa Press) has been publishing research work since 1956. Over the past fifty years, it has developed a strong publishing list with both books and journals. The Press is committed to promoting scholarly communication through its publications of outstanding research work. Focusing on the social sciences and the humanities, Unisa Press produces books that are both timely and intriguing.
Race, Memory, Imagination
Using the short film We Remember Differently (2005) as a focal point, this collection of essays addresses the conditions of cultural production in post-apartheid South Africa. Practiced in an apartheid context, art was strongly motivated as 'struggle art,' but in...
Paper & DVD - 9781868886937 - $ 29.00
(De)Monopolising Paradise argues that some interpretations of Islamic texts serve to distance Islam from other communities. Originally published as Islam and Non-Muslims by M.I. Meer in 1956, this edited version offers an in-depth interpretation of Quranic verses, with the idea that unlike other...
Paper - 9781868886944 - $ 24.00
A revised edition of the earlier 30 Years of the Freedom Charter, which was banned for possession under apartheid. Such banning meant that the book could no longer be sold but even having it in one's possession could lead to prosecution. The work...
Paper - 9781868883752 - $ 38.00
Development in an Unequal World (Sixth Edition)
Edited by: Colm Regan
This volume offers an introductory and accessible overview of key issues, debates, and perspectives in human development and human rights worldwide. The book explores topics such as human development, sustainability, justice, women's rights, international inequality patterns, aid, education, and ideas...
Paper & DVD - 9780956718549 - $ 25.00
Reverend Tsietsi Thandekiso and the Founding of an African Gay Church
By Graeme Reid
Above the Skyline is both an ethnographic study of the Hope and Unity Metropolitan Community Church (HUMCC) in Johannesburg and an historic biography of the church's Reverend Tsietsi Thandekiso. Author Graeme Reid became interested in this church...
Paper - 9781868885541 - $ 30.00
Edited by: United Nations Global Compact
Business case studies within Africa, presented in a lavishly large, coffee-table format, full-colour. Real-life successes of African businesses, containing 87 inspiring stories on sustainable development within Africa.
Publication Date: 1/1/2006
Cloth - 9781868884377 - $ 53.90
Healing ministry is becoming more prominent in many different Christian traditions in Southern Africa. In the past, it was largely confined to the 'Spirit-type' African Independent Churches (AICs), where it was (and still is) a recruitment technique par excellence. For these...
Paper - 9781868885664 - $ 32.00
This study presents a break with previous literary criticism that has vilified orality, in an effort to understand the interface between orality and the black Zimbabwean novel. It traces the ways in which the African oral story-telling tradition has survived within the black Zimbabwean novel in English....
Paper - 9781868883042 - $ 14.95
Looking Back, Moving On
Mothlabi explores the origins and sources of Black theology in context. It further highlights the two bases of African traditional morality, the humanistic and the religious, and also investigates the move towards an ethical method for Black Theology. The author proceeds to broach issues...
Paper - 9781868884339 - $ 29.00
The Kama Sutra can be seen as the standard work on human sexual behavior, originally written in Sanskrit by Vatsyayana between the 1st and 6th century AD. The work was called the 'Vatsyayana Kama Sutra' or 'Aphorisms on Love by...
Cloth - 9781868887255 - $ 38.00