Xenophobia : A new pathology for a new South Africa ?

@inproceedings{Harris2007XenophobiaA,
  title={Xenophobia : A new pathology for a new South Africa ?},
  author={Bronwyn Harris and I. K. Hook},
  year={2007}
}
In 1994, South Africa became a new nation. Born out of democratic elections and inaugurated as the 'Rainbow Nation' by Nelson Mandela, this 'new South Africa' represents a fundamental shift in the social, political and geographical landscapes of the past. Unity has replaced segregation, equality has replaced legislated racism and democracy has replaced apartheid, at least in terms of the law. Despite the transition from authoritarian rule to democracy, prejudice and violence continue to mark… CONTINUE READING

From This Paper

Topics from this paper.

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 24 references

Our fellow Africans make our lives hell': The lives of Congolese and Nigerians living in Johannesburg

A. Morris
Ethnic and Racial Studies, 21 (6), 1116--36. • 1998
View 8 Excerpts
Highly Influenced

Xenophobia and relative deprivation

C. Tshitereke
Crossings, 3 (2), 4--5. • 1999
View 4 Excerpts
Highly Influenced

Discourses of order and their disruption: The texts of the South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission

D. Hook, B. Harris
South African Journal of Psychology, 30 (1), 14--22. • 2000
View 1 Excerpt

African Renaissance: The New Struggle. Cape Town: Tafelberg

M. W. Makgoba
1999
View 1 Excerpt

Report on the Arrest and Detention of Persons in Terms of the Aliens Control Act

Human Rights Commission
Johannesburg: South African Human Rights Commission. • 1999
View 2 Excerpts

Selecting immigrants: Nationalism and national identity in South Africa's immigration policies, 1910-1998

S. A. Peberdy
Unpublished doctoral thesis, Queens University, Canada. • 1999

Xenophobia in South Africa: The challenge to forced migration

J. Kollapan
Unpublished seminar, 7 October. Graduate School: University of the Witwatersrand. • 1999
View 1 Excerpt

Community, identity and gender in migrant societies of southern Africa: Emerging epistemological challenges

M. R. Sinclair
International Affairs, 74 (2), 339--53. • 1998
View 2 Excerpts

Prohibited Persons': Abuse of Undocumented Migrants, Asylum Seekers, and Refugees in South Africa

Human Rights Watch
New York: Human Rights Watch. • 1998
View 2 Excerpts

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…