Category Archives: Selected scholarly writings Raymond Suttner
Raymond Suttner, Nelson Mandela’s masculinities (PDF file), Wiser seminar
Raymond Suttner, Notions of manhood: Initiation tragedies should not blind us to dangers beyond those that are part of public discourse
The ANC and the Minister of Health have correctly deplored the spate of deaths resulting from initiation practices, in the Eastern Cape and other areas. Continue reading
Raymond Suttner, The influence of Walter Sisulu and Moses Kotane in moulding the political development of Nelson Mandela
There is no doubt that Mandela was at times after his release more popular than the ANC and that he could sometimes act without organisational authority. Continue reading
Raymond Suttner, entry on Joe Slovo, Dictionary of African Biography, 2012
Raymond Suttner, Popular Justice in South Africa today, June 1986 (Unpublished)
Note: there are two separate links to be clicked on, one for the text and the other for the endnotes
This was a seminar paper, prepared for the University of the Witwatersrand, in June 1986, just before I was rearrested for a further 27 months. Continue reading
Review of Saul Dubow, The ANC
Why is this election different from all previous ones:early evaluation of Zuma era
The ANC centenary
A scholarly article on the ANC centenary for International Affairs Chatham House
Rethinking National Democratic Revolution (NDR):the national question.
This paper is work in progress
‘The Road to Freedom is via the Cross’ ‘Just Means’ in Chief Albert Luthuli’s Life
‘Africanisation’, African identities and emancipation in contemporary South Africa
The Zuma era in ANC history: new crisis or new beginning?
The challenge to African National Congress dominance
The Jacob Zuma Rape Trial: Power and African National Congress (ANC) Masculinities
The ANC Underground. Books of Raymond Suttner-2A.
Periodisation, Cultural Construction and Representation of ANC Masculinities through Dress, Gesture and Indian Nationalist Influence*
This is a scholarly article, which draws on ANC history and Indian influences on that history and the struggle in general, through various cultural lenses, notably dress and various gestures. Click on link that follows:Dress