Can Liberation Be National?


  • Zachary Levenson University of North Carolina, Greensboro and University of Johannesburg


Author Biography

Zachary Levenson, University of North Carolina, Greensboro and University of Johannesburg

Zachary Levenson is Assistant Professor of Sociology at the University of North Carolina, Greensboro, and a Senior Research Associate at the University of Johannesburg. His ongoing research in South Africa synthesizes political and urban sociology, investigating how the post-apartheid state manages surplus populations, pairing housing delivery with eviction as twin technologies of rule. More generally, he is interested in social and political theory, urban studies, development, and ethnography. Levenson just completed his first book, Delivery and Dispossession: Land Occupation and Eviction in the Post-Apartheid City, which should be out next year on Oxford University Press.


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How to Cite

Levenson, Z. (2021). Can Liberation Be National?. Journal of World-Systems Research, 27(2), 396–403.



Symposium: Home Rule by Nandita Sharma