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Critical Arts: South-North Cultural and Media Studies

The Contents Pages below list selected articles published in Critical Arts on the topics of authorship and…

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INDETERMINACY, INDIGENEITY, PEER REVIEW AND THE MIND–BODY PROBLEM

BACKGROUND Declining funding over the past decade for tertiary education in South Africa resulted in tens of…

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The Power of books and their Censorship in South Africa

When I was a lecturer at the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits) during the late 1970s, De…

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Perverse Incentives and the Political Economy of South African Academic Journal Publishing

Amongst the items usually under discussion in academia are peer review and the alleged unreasonable profits made…

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‘Twelve Years Later: Second ASSAf report on Research Publishing in and from South Africa (2018)’: Some issues arising

Responding to the extraordinary challenges facing publication in the digital age is the holistic view taken by…

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South Africa’s Copyright Amendment Bill: Implications for Universities

‘Free to Reproduce, Free to Exploit’ was first published in The Conversation on 14 March 2019.1 The…

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Political Economy of the Copyright and Performers Protection Bills: Implications for Universities

Sometimes, new legislation starts off well-intentioned, but then loses its way and is subjected to partisan constituency…

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