ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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The ANC and South Africa-Past and Future of Liberation Movements in World-System

Past and Future of Liberation Movements in World-System Immanuel Wallerstein The achievement of power by the African National Congress in South Africa may mark the end of a world-systemic process that has been continuous since 1789, that of national liberation movements. Although antisystemic movements once in power failed to be liberatory, it is their very failure, and the resulting growth of independent anti-state movements, that provides hope for positive developments in the coming years.

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