Volume: Volume 18 - 2014
Article type: Refereed article
Author/s: Stewart, Linda
This article seeks to illustrate the disjunction between the lived realities of marginalised, displaced and impoverished collective bodies in the neo-colonial South African nation state and the language, politics and practices of human or constitutional rights that represent them.
The article commences with a discussion of the relationship between neo-liberal capitalism, complex legal organisation and the rising number of social protests in South Africa. It focuses on the shack settlements on the edges of South African cities.Click to view and download article