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Understanding South African political violence

AndrГ© Du Toit

Understanding South African political violence

a new problematic?

by AndrГ© Du Toit

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Published by UNRISD in Geneva .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementby Andrŕe du Toit.
SeriesDiscussion paper /United Nations Research Institute for Social Development -- 43, Discussion paper (United Nations Research Institute for Social Development) -- 43
ContributionsUnited Nations Research Institute for Social Development.
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 30 p.
Number of Pages30
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14791663M

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Political violence has deep historical roots in South Africa. But if violence has figured prominently, it usually has not proved too difficult to make sense of it: the violence of conquest, the violence of frontier wars, the violence of apartheid and of the struggle against apartheid, the criminal violence of gangs and the ritualized violence of faction fights.

Subtitled “Blood and Bad Dreams: A South African Explores the Madness in His Country, His Tribe and Himself”, this book was a bestseller in South Africa and elsewhere when it came out in By a member of one of Afrikanerdom’s leading apartheid families, it goes into the heart of darkness of a country in turmoil.

Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Du Toit, André. Understanding South African political violence. Geneva, Switzerland: UNRISD, []. Violence in South Africa contains contributions on various issues related to violence in South Africa.

The variety of perspectives, explanations and intervention strategies indicates that violence, its causes and prevention are diverse and complex matters.

Hence a single perspective or universal explanation cannot properly explain the phenomenon. Understanding South African Political Violence: A New Problematic. UNRISD Discussion Paper Geneva: United Nations Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD).

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Rian Malan is a white liberal who descended from some of the most racist Afrikaners in South Africa. My Traitors Heart is a brutally honest look at his struggle with being an anti-apartheid white with many black friends who was still afraid of blacks during the height of the conflict in the 80s.

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The significant data it contains makes it a valuable resource.