Hope the Beloved Country: Hope Levels in the New South Africa

@article{Boyce2013HopeTB,
  title={Hope the Beloved Country: Hope Levels in the New South Africa},
  author={Gerard Boyce and Geoff Harris},
  journal={Social Indicators Research},
  year={2013},
  volume={113},
  pages={583-597}
}
The concept of hope seems to have attracted increased attention in popular and academic discourse in South Africa. Despite this increased focus, no empirical studies on national hope levels have been conducted in South Africa to date. This article sought to address this gap by investigating national hope levels using data taken from the 2009 wave of the Human Sciences Research Council’s nationally representative South African Social Attitudes Survey of approximately 3,300 South Africans aged 16… CONTINUE READING