Basarwa (Khoe and San) studies in Botswana

This special issue, edited and introduced by Onalenna Doo Selolwane and Sidsel Saugestad, presents examples of current research into San/Basarwa issues undertaken by staff at or associated with the University of Botswana. The papers and research notes illustrate issues of topical interest such as land rights, power relations, culture and identity, the meaning of development, democracy and human rights as well as the underlying social conflicts and contradictions in government policies. Papers: Power and powerlessness: when support becomes overbearing: the case of outsider activism in the resettlement issue of the Basarwa of the Central Kalahari Game Reserve, by Sethunya Tshepho Mphinyane; Bugakhwe San community of Khwai: mapping its own territory, by Maitseo M.M. Bolaane; ‘Mapping the land’ in Gudigwa: a history of Bugakhwe territoriality, by Michael Taylor; Past and present perspectives on the sustainable use of wildlife resources among Basarwa communities in Ngamiland district, Botswana: the case of Khwai and Mababe, by Joseph E. Mbaiwa; The Remote Area Development Programme and the integration of Basarwa into the mainstream of Botswana society, by Chadzimula Molebatsi; Markets and social exclusion: postcolony and San deprivation in Botswana, by Teedzani Davis Thapelo; Shifting identities in eastern Khoe: ethnic and language endangerment, by A.M. Chebanne. [ASC Leiden abstract]

Title: Basarwa (Khoe and San) studies in Botswana
Editors: Selolwane, Onalenna Doo
Saugestad, Sidsel
Year: 2002
Periodical: Pula: Botswana Journal of African Studies (ISSN 0256-2316)
Volume: 16
Issue: 2
Pages: 71-184
Language: English
Geographic term: Botswana
Abstract: This special issue, edited and introduced by Onalenna Doo Selolwane and Sidsel Saugestad, presents examples of current research into San/Basarwa issues undertaken by staff at or associated with the University of Botswana. The papers and research notes illustrate issues of topical interest such as land rights, power relations, culture and identity, the meaning of development, democracy and human rights as well as the underlying social conflicts and contradictions in government policies. Papers: Power and powerlessness: when support becomes overbearing: the case of outsider activism in the resettlement issue of the Basarwa of the Central Kalahari Game Reserve, by Sethunya Tshepho Mphinyane; Bugakhwe San community of Khwai: mapping its own territory, by Maitseo M.M. Bolaane; ‘Mapping the land’ in Gudigwa: a history of Bugakhwe territoriality, by Michael Taylor; Past and present perspectives on the sustainable use of wildlife resources among Basarwa communities in Ngamiland district, Botswana: the case of Khwai and Mababe, by Joseph E. Mbaiwa; The Remote Area Development Programme and the integration of Basarwa into the mainstream of Botswana society, by Chadzimula Molebatsi; Markets and social exclusion: postcolony and San deprivation in Botswana, by Teedzani Davis Thapelo; Shifting identities in eastern Khoe: ethnic and language endangerment, by A.M. Chebanne. [ASC Leiden abstract]