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About Andries du Toit

Andries du Toit is the Director of the Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies at the University of the Western Cape.  His research focuses on the political economy of structural poverty and  inequality and on the politics of development discourse. Find him on Twitter on @abdutoit.

Articles by Andries du Toit

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Rosemary Bechler is openDemocracy’s Editor.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Hyper-political anti-politics

Are we standing on the brink of a new kind of nihilistic governmentality, where politics is turned into perpetual theatre, disconnected from any kind of coherent government programming?

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