ERIC Number: ED396127
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989-Nov
Reference Count: N/A
Facing the Challenges of the 1990s. Organising for Democracy in the Western Cape. Conference Proceedings (Bellville, South Africa, November 17-19, 1989).
Mackenzie, Liz, Ed.
This document contains selected papers and findings of a conference that was held at South Africa's University of the Western Cape to discuss strategies to organize for democracy in the Western Cape. Presented in section 1 are the opening remarks of Bulelani Ncguka, Jakes Gerwel, Shirley Walters and the following papers: "South Africa from the 1980s into the 1990s: Organising for Democracy" (Murphy Morobe); "Overview of the Western Cape" (Graeme Bloch); "Summary of Report-Backs from Theme Workshops" (Trevor Manuel); "State Strategy" (Andrew Merrifield); "Negotiations" (Tony Karon); "City Politics: Soweto" (Kehla Shubane); "Constitutional Guidelines" (Willie Hofmeyer); and "Labour and Economic Alternatives" (Howard Gabriels). Section 2 contains summaries of the 19 conference theme workshops, which dealt with such topics as the following: Western Cape economy; health concerns; uprooting poverty in the Western Cape; challenges in the educational sphere; welfare in transition; the cultural movement and recent demographic changes in the Western Cape; relationship between the political economy and ecology; squatter and housing struggles; AIDS; worker-controlled cooperatives; adult education; literacy for democracy; mission of the church; and computers for transformation. Outlined in section 3 is a method for getting people actively involved in the political process. Appended are the African National Congress' constitutional guidelines. (MN)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Literacy, Black Education, Blacks, Citizen Participation, Citizenship Education, Community Development, Community Organizations, Computers, Conferences, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Education, Democracy, Demography, Ecology, Economic Development, Educational Needs, Educational Strategies, Educational Trends, Foreign Countries, Health Promotion, Literacy Education, Political Socialization, Popular Education, Poverty, Public Affairs Education, Role of Education, Strategic Planning, Welfare Services
Centre for Adult and Continuing Education, University of the Western Cape, Private Bag X17, Bellville 7535, South Africa.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: University of the Western Cape, Bellville (South Africa). Centre for Adult and Continuing Education.
Identifiers: African National Congress; South Africa (Western Cape)
Note: Co-hosted by the Centre for Development Studies, University of the Western Cape.