South Africa: Sport and Apartheid Politics

  title={South Africa: Sport and Apartheid Politics},
  author={R. Lapchick},
  journal={The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science},
  pages={155 - 165}
  • R. Lapchick
  • Published 1979
  • Sociology
  • The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science
  • In South Africa, sports policy is a direct reflec tion of a political system which is based on the systematic exclusion of nonwhites from full membership in all of that society's institutions—including sport. This system, desig nated as apartheid, exists in no other nation, even those with high levels of political oppression. Despite severe sanctions from the international sport community, including expulsion from the Olympics and the withdrawal of competition, apartheid continues relatively… CONTINUE READING
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