Resonances of Youth and Tensions of Race: Liberal Student Politics, White Radicals and Black Consciousness, 1968–1973

  title={Resonances of Youth and Tensions of Race: Liberal Student Politics, White Radicals and Black Consciousness, 1968–1973},
  author={Ian Macqueen},
  journal={South African Historical Journal},
  pages={365 - 382}
  • Ian Macqueen
  • Published 24 June 2013
  • Sociology
  • South African Historical Journal
Abstract This paper examines the relationship between white liberal students and black students in the Black Consciousness-aligned South African Students' Organisation (SASO). It explores the often fraught personal relationships between young leaders, but also points out their commonalities: a search for ideas, resonances they felt with international struggles for justice, and the unique and distinctive history that characterised South Africa at this period. In South Africa in the early 1970s… 
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