Recent Submissions

  • Affirmative action : a view from the global South 

    Dupper, Ockert; Sankaran, Kamala (SUN MeDIA, 2014)
    Affirmative Action: A View from the Global South provides insight into a range of aspects of the affirmative action policies in seven countries from Africa, Asia, South America and the Middle East. In addition to these ...
  • Unfinished business? Faith communities and reconciliation in a post-TRC context 

    Thesnaar, C. H.; Hansen, L. D. (African Sun Media, 2020)
    This publication takes one back to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s (TRC) Faith Communities’ Hearings in 1997 and the re-enactment of those hearings in 2014. Some communities revisit their support of those in power ...
  • Teacher education for transformative agency : critical perspectives on design, content and pedagogy 

    America, Carina; Edwards, Nazeem; Robinson, Maureen (African Sun Media, 2020)
    "Many teacher education programs globally are undergoing significant changes in response to government policy, imperatives driven by global competitiveness, as well as local conditions. This is particularly relevant in the ...
  • Sights, sounds, memories : South African soldier experiences of the Second World War 

    Van der Waag, Ian (African Sun Media, 2020)
    The Second World War involved most of the countries of the world and left so many millions dead and maimed, disorganised and devastated through personal and communal loss. This book recovers some of South Africa’s soldiers’ ...
  • Mother Earth, Mother Africa & African indigenous religions 

    Matholeni, Nobuntu Penxa; Boateng, Georgina Kwanima; Manyonganise, Molly (African Sun Media, 2020)
    Africans embrace all of life, the humanity of each person, the world, and the creation of God. Consequently, African indigenous education reflects the completeness of life itself. The various chapters in this volume recount ...
  • Health in transition : translating developmental origins of health and disease science to improve future health in Africa 

    Macnab, Andrew J.; Daar, Abdallah; Pauw, Christoff (African Sun Media, 2020)
    "At STIAS, the ‘Health in Transition’ theme includes a programme to address the epidemic rise in the incidence of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) such as Type 2 diabetes, hypertension, obesity, coronary heart disease and ...
  • Grace upon grace : reflections on the meaning of life 

    Cilliers, Johan (African Sun Media, 2020)
    In this deeply personal book, well-known Cilliers themes – including meaning-making, sermons, modern art, colours, Stellenbosch wines, and the Karoo – emerge in a surprisingly new way. They connect with intensely happy and ...
  • Ta'arruf as a philosophy of Muslim education : extending Abu Bakr Effendi’s pragmatism 

    Waghid, Yusef (African Sun Media, 2020)
    In this book, Yusef Waghid constitutes his argument in defence of ta’arruf (associational knowing) as an expanded conception of ta’dib (good education). In the first part of the book he elucidates Abu Bakr Effendi’s position ...
  • Solank ek hier is : oor die soeke na sin 

    Cilliers, Johan (African Sun Media, 2020)
    In hierdie diep persoonlike boek maak bekende Cilliers temas – insluitend die skep van sin, prediking, moderne kuns, kleur, Stellenbosse wyne, en die Karoo – op ’n verrassend nuwe wyse hulle verskyning. Hulle word verbind ...
  • Fault lines : a primer on race, science and society 

    Jansen, Jonathan; Walters, Cyrill (African Sun Media, 2020)
    What is the link, if any, between race and disease? How did the term baster as ‘mixed race’ come to be mistranslated from ‘incest’ in the Hebrew Bible? What are the roots of racial thinking in South African universities? ...
  • Contemporary issues in South African military psychology 

    Dodd, Nicole; Bester, Petrus; Van der Merwe, Justin Daniel Sean (African Sun Media, 2020)
    "Contemporary Issues in South African Military Psychology, is a well‑timed, extremely thought-provoking, imperative, particular to the African context, and deals with a highly contemporary issue within the people management ...
  • Childhood vulnerabilities in South Africa : some ethical perspectives 

    Grobbelaar, Jan; Jones, Chris (African Sun Media, 2020)
    "This book addresses different challenges that endanger the lives of children in South Africa from an ethical perspective. The text is meant to position itself as a resource for specialists (and practitioners) in ethics ...
  • A Luta Continua : a history of media freedom in South Africa 

    Rabe, Lizette (African Sun Media, 2020)
    "What has media freedom entailed over the couple of centuries and successive governments of the geopolitical region that became South Africa since it was colonised by Westerners? And why can media freedom be described as ...
  • (Re-)examining the standard Kiswahili alphabet in the teaching syllabus for lower secondary schools in Uganda 

    Jjingo, Caesar; Visser, Marianna (Stellenbosch University, 2020)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Kiswahili is a foreign language (FL) in Uganda. Formally, the teaching of Kiswahili begins in the lower secondary phase. In this phase, Kiswahili had been taught for many years without an authorised ...
  • Reconciliation, forgiveness and violence in Africa : biblical, pastoral and ethical perspectives 

    Nel, Marius Johannes; Forster, Dion Angus; Thesnaar, C. H. (African Sun Media, 2020)
    BOOK BLURB: What might reconciliation and forgiveness mean in relation to various forms of personal, structural, and historical violence across the African continent? This volume of essays seeks to engage these complex, ...
  • Persistence of race 

    Jablonski, Nina G. (African Sun Media, 2020)
    This is the third and final group of essays emerging from the discussions of the Effects of Race Project at the Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Study (STIAS) that occurred in 2016 and 2017. The authors consider the ...
  • Transformational infrastructure for development of a wellbeing economy in Africa 

    Mebratu, Desta; Swilling, Mark (AFRICAN SUN MeDIA, 2019)
    African countries face unprecedented challenges of defining a future development pathway in a resource- and carbon-constrained world. This book addresses this challenge, with special reference to the set of infrastructure ...
  • Race in education 

    Mare, Gerhard (AFRICAN SUN MeDIA, 2019)
    There is global evidence that “ghosts” of notions of essentialist differences between human “groups” continue to haunt in various forms. People draw upon ideas of religion, race, ethnicity, gender and sexuality, and nation ...
  • The effects of race 

    Jablonski, Nina G.; Mare, Gerhard (AFRICAN SUN MeDIA, 2018)
    The STIAS research theme on Being Human Today explores the interrelated questions: What does it mean to be human? And: What is the nature of the world in which we aspire to be human? In the context of post-apartheid South ...
  • Subjects of modernity : time-space, disciplines, margins 

    Dube, Saurabh (AFRICAN SUN MeDIA, 2017)
    “Dube ranges widely and globally - from histories of empires and genealogies of disciplines to recent Dalit artwork from India - to explore and carefully delineate a tension he regards as fundamental to the formation of ...

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