Division in the (Inner) Ranks: The Psychosocial Legacies of the Border Wars

@article{Edlmann2012DivisionIT,
  title={Division in the (Inner) Ranks: The Psychosocial Legacies of the Border Wars},
  author={Theresa Edlmann},
  journal={South African Historical Journal},
  year={2012},
  volume={64},
  pages={256 - 272}
}
  • T. Edlmann
  • Published 1 June 2012
  • Sociology
  • South African Historical Journal
Abstract During the apartheid era, a key component of the Nationalist government's strategy in combating both African nationalism and the perceived threat of communism was the compulsory conscription of young white men into the South African Defence Force (SADF) between 1968 and 1993. Conscription was one relatively small component of a system in which all South Africans' lives were profoundly affected by the political domain's imposition of racial, class and gender stratifications. This paper… 

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