Bureaucrats of liberation : Southern African and American lawyers and clients during the apartheid era (eBook, 2020) [WorldCat.org]
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Bureaucrats of liberation : Southern African and American lawyers and clients during the apartheid era

Author: Myra Ann Houser
Publisher: Leiden : Leiden University Press, [2020]
Series: Critical, connected histories
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Bureaucrats of Liberation narrates the history of the Southern Africa Project of the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, a civil rights organization founded in 1963 at the request of President John F. Kennedy. Between 1963 and 1994, the Southern Africa Project connected lawyers from Namibia, South Africa, and the United States. Within the Project's network, activist lawyers exchanged funding resources,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Houser, Myra Ann.
Bureaucrats of Liberation : Southern African and American Lawyers and Clients During the Apartheid Era.
Leiden : Leiden University Press, ©2020
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Myra Ann Houser
ISBN: 9789400603783 9400603789
OCLC Number: 1159164308
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Intro --
Abbreviations --
Notes on Terminology --
Acknowledgements --
Introduction --
Part One: 1960s and Precedents --
Chapter 1: Two Regions, (Nearly) One Legal Tradition --
Chapter 2: Settings --
Chapter 3: Beginning(s) of the Project --
Part Two: 1970s --
Chapter 4: Cause Lawyering and Litigation in the 1970s --
Chapter 5: Black Consciousness in South Africa and the US --
Chapter 6: Supportive Projects: Black Women Against Apartheid --
Part Three: 1980s --
Chapter 7: Prosecuting Frenzies and Deaths in the 1980s --
Chapter 8: US Activism and the Free South Africa Movement Chapter 9: Namibia, Sanctions, and Apartheid's Death Grip --
Part Four: 1990s and Antecedents --
Chapter 10: Transitions During the 1990s --
Epilogue --
Appendix A: Southern Africa Project Trials and Inquiries --
Appendix B: Southern Africa Project Correspondent Lawyers --
Notes --
References --
Index
Series Title: Critical, connected histories
Responsibility: Myra Ann Houser.

Abstract:

Bureaucrats of Liberation narrates the history of the Southern Africa Project of the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, a civil rights organization founded in 1963 at the request of President John F. Kennedy. Between 1963 and 1994, the Southern Africa Project connected lawyers from Namibia, South Africa, and the United States. Within the Project's network, activist lawyers exchanged funding resources, provided logistical support for political trials, and mediated new voting and governmental systems. The Project's history provides a lens into twentieth century geopolitics tied to ant.

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