{tip Abstract::Focuses on the state of anthropology in Southern Africa. Claim that black anthropologists did not anticipate independence in their professional representations; Difficulty to tease out accurate anthropology student numbers because of the school system and the presentation of service modules in a diversity of programs; Need to consider anthropology as an intellectual enterprise and the conditions of anthropological production.}Deconstruct, self-destruct or reconstruct: the state of Anthropology in Southern Africa.{/tip}

Today we have naming of parts: the work of the Anthropologists in Southern Africa.
Can ever/body win? Economic development and population displacement.
Looking for the 'other': tourism, power, and identity in Zanzibar.
Pride and prejudice - the ethnicity factor in the making of the San.


By: de Jongh, Michael. Anthropology Southern Africa, 2002, Vol. 25 Issue 1/2, p1-6, 6p

Subjects: ANTHROPOLOGY; SOCIAL sciences; ANTHROPOLOGISTS; ANTHROPOLOGY students; SCHOOLS; AFRICA, Southern; Elementary and Secondary Schools; All Other Miscellaneous Schools and Instruction; Research and Development in the Social Sciences and Humanities


By: Kuper, Adam. Anthropology Southern Africa, 2002, Vol. 25 Issue 1/2, p7-16, 10p


South African anthropology was divided into two schools through the second half of the twentieth century. One, associated with the Afrikaans-language universities, was generally favourable to apa...

Subjects: ANTHROPOLOGY; SCHOOLS; AFRIKAANS language; UNIVERSITIES & colleges; APARTHEID; SEGREGATION; RACE discrimination; AFRICA, Southern; All Other Miscellaneous Schools and Instruction; Elementary and Secondary Schools; Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools


Bored stones, lithic rings and the concept of holes in San Shamanism.

By: M., Lombard. Anthropology Southern Africa, 2002, Vol. 25 Issue 1/2, p17-27, 11p

Bored stones, in their various shapes and sizes, are an enigma in the prehistoric material culture of southern Africa. Most previous interpretations are unsatisfactory and/or problematic and more...

Subjects: STONE; MATERIAL culture; SHAMANISM; RITUAL; ETHNOLOGY; AFRICA, Southern; Cut Stone and Stone Product Manufacturing; Brick, Stone, and Related Construction Material Merchant Wholesalers


By: de Wet, Chris. Anthropology Southern Africa, 2002, Vol. 25 Issue 1/2, p28-38, 11p

About ten million people are displaced annually as a result of development projects. They usually suffer overwhelmingly negative consequences, enduring social and psychological disruption, and lo...

Subjects: ECONOMIC development; POVERTY; POPULATION; ECONOMIC policy; AFRICA, Southern


By: Sumich, Jason. Anthropology Southern Africa, 2002, Vol. 25 Issue 1/2, p39-45, 7p

This paper examines the interconnected processes of tourism, power, and identity in Zanzibar. The paper argues that tourism is Zanzibar is not only characterised by neo-colonialism but also accom...


By: Mazonde, Isaac N.. Anthropology Southern Africa, 2002, Vol. 25 Issue 1/2, p46-53, 8p

Studies on the San have taken the ethnicity issue as a given, without problematising it in the quest to understand the reason for deep seated prejudice surrounding the San. In this paper, an atte...

Subjects: ETHNICITY; PREJUDICES; SAN (African people); SOCIAL development; SOCIAL policy; BOTSWANA