South Africa: Ordinary White South Africans and Apartheid – Bound to a Racist System They Helped Prop Up

June 28, 2024
[The Conversation Africa] In South Africa, apartheid was a divisive political system entrenched by a white minority who regarded other ethnic groups as inferior, creating townships on the outskirts of cities to house the black population and legislation to control their movements. Many academic studies have focused on black life under apartheid, but few on white life - and even fewer on the role of working-class whites in the system. A new book, Ordinary Whites in Apartheid South Africa: Social Histories of Accommodation, does

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