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  title={SASO's Reluctant Embrace of Public Forms of Protest, 1968–1972},
  author={Julian Brown},
  journal={South African Historical Journal},
  pages={716 - 734}
  • Julian Brown
  • Published 1 December 2010
  • Political Science
  • South African Historical Journal
ABSTRACT This article suggests that the South African Students' Organisation (SASO) began its life committed to a policy of non-confrontational protest and that – until 1972 – its leaders sought to prioritise strategies of negotiation over strategies of public protest. This general policy was confirmed in SASO's response to white student protests in 1968 and 1970, as well as in a series of discussion documents and General Council resolutions proposed in 1970 and 1971. This policy was, however… 

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