"Two Nations"? Race and Economic Inequality in South Africa Today

@inproceedings{Nattrass2001TwoNR,
  title={"Two Nations"? Race and Economic Inequality in South Africa Today},
  author={Nicoli Nattrass and Jeremy Seekings},
  year={2001}
}
South Africa has long been infamous for its very high level of inequality. Speaking in Parliament in 1998, then-deputy president Thabo Mbeki described South Africa as divided into "two nations, the one black and the other white": One of these nations is white, relatively prosperous, regardless of gender or geographical dispersal. It has ready access to a devel oped economic, physical, educational, communication and other infrastructure. This enables it to argue that, except for the persis tence… CONTINUE READING

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