National symbols and nation-building in the post-apartheid South Africa

@inproceedings{Bornman2006NationalSA,
  title={National symbols and nation-building in the post-apartheid South Africa},
  author={Elirea Bornman},
  year={2006}
}
Abstract Symbols such as the Rainbow Nation and new national flag have been hailed worldwide as representative of optimism that the new political dispensation would bring reconciliation and unity in the diverse South African society. This article investigates issues of nation-building, national symbols and awareness of distinctive group membership in post-apartheid South Africa. The results of a survey in October/November 1998 involving a random sample of 2182 respondents are discussed. The… CONTINUE READING

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