Segregation and Singularity: Politics and its Context Among White, Middle-Class English-Speakers in Late-Apartheid Johannesburg

Segregation and Singularity: Politics and its Context Among White, Middle-Class English-Speakers in Late-Apartheid Johannesburg

by Peter Stewart
     
 

As a political sociology of whites in the last years of apartheid in South Africa, this book provides an analysis of the social origins and social context of political attitudes among a sample of middle-class, English-speaking whites in selected suburbs in the city of Johannesburg, Gauteng Province. It reveals that such attitudes emanated in the context of acute

Overview

As a political sociology of whites in the last years of apartheid in South Africa, this book provides an analysis of the social origins and social context of political attitudes among a sample of middle-class, English-speaking whites in selected suburbs in the city of Johannesburg, Gauteng Province. It reveals that such attitudes emanated in the context of acute and continuing political polarisation, principally between black and white, in the twilight of apartheid and before the first democratic elections.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781868882908
Publisher:
Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
06/13/2006
Series:
Imagined South Africa Series , #10
Pages:
226
Product dimensions:
6.60(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

Peter Stewart is a Professor in Development Studies at the University of South Africa (Unisa).

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