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Northern Ireland and South Africa: ‘Hope and History at a Crossroads’

Padraig O'Malley

in Northern Ireland and the Divided World: Post-Agreement Northern Ireland in Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199244348
eISBN:
9780191599866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199244340.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Compares Northern Ireland's peace process with the transition to democracy in South Africa. The chapter details the ways in which Northern Ireland's political elites learnt from South Africa's ... More


Looking Outward

Ryan M. Irwin

in Gordian Knot: Apartheid and the Unmaking of the Liberal World Order

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199855612
eISBN:
9780199979882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199855612.003.0006
Subject:
History, Political History, World Modern History

Divided into three sections, this chapter explains how the apartheid debate changed during the late 1960s. The first section opens by looking at the murder of South African Prime Minister Hendrik ... More


Architects and Earthquakes

Ryan M. Irwin

in Gordian Knot: Apartheid and the Unmaking of the Liberal World Order

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199855612
eISBN:
9780199979882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199855612.003.0001
Subject:
History, Political History, World Modern History

This chapter is about the origins of the global apartheid debate. It opens with a section about Harold Macmillan’s famous 1960 ‘Wind of Change’ speech in Cape Town—in which the British Prime Minister ... More


The View from Pretoria

Philip E. Muehlenbeck

in Betting on the Africans: John F. Kennedy's Courting of African Nationalist Leaders

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195396096
eISBN:
9780199932672
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195396096.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, World Modern History

Viewed from Pretoria, Kennedy looked to be apartheid’s worst enemy. Not only was the young American president strengthening US relations with black Africa both economically and morally, but he also ... More


War in Worcester: Youth and the Apartheid State

Pamela Reynolds

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823243099
eISBN:
9780823250790
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823243099.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

The book is about youth fighting for freedom and a state's retaliation. It is about the young not consenting to the kind of adulthood on offer under a particular political dispensation. It is about ... More


External Mission: The ANC in Exile, 1960-1990

Stephen Ellis

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199330614
eISBN:
9780199388165
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199330614.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

Nelson Mandela’s release from prison in February 1990 was one of the most memorable moments of recent decades. It came a few days after the removal of the ban on the African National Congress (ANC); ... More


South Africa: Understanding South Africa’s confused and ineffective response to terrorism

Hussein Solomon

in Non-Western responses to terrorism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526105813
eISBN:
9781526135988
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526105813.003.0019
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter explores why the South African government’s responses to terrorism are confused and ineffective. A significant contributing factor is that the African National Congress (ANC), which has ... More


South Africa: Embracing National Health Insurance—In Name Only

Joseph Harris

in Achieving Access: Professional Movements and the Politics of Health Universalism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501709968
eISBN:
9781501714832
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501709968.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Although a constellation of factors would seem to have predisposed South Africa to make major new commitments to expand access to healthcare after the fall of apartheid, embrace of National Health ... More


The emergence of reconciliation as an empty universal in South Africa

Judith Renner

in Discourse, normative change and the quest for reconciliation in global politics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780719088025
eISBN:
9781781705872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088025.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 2 looks at the early emergence of the discourse and reconstructs how reconciliation gained normative authority in the political sphere at all. It locates the beginning of this discourse in ... More


Power

David Chidester

in Wild Religion: Tracking the Sacred in South Africa

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520273078
eISBN:
9780520951570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520273078.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter explores the religion of Mathole Motshekga, the African National Congress' (ANC) chief in Parliament in 2009. As founder and director of the Kara Heritage Institute, Motshekga endorsed ... More


The Party Triumphant

Stephen Ellis

in External Mission: The ANC in Exile, 1960-1990

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199330614
eISBN:
9780199388165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199330614.003.0003
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter focuses on events during and after the African National Congress (ANC) conference in Morogoro on 25 April 1969. These include how the Morogoro conference failed to resolve the conflicts ... More


The Grinding Stone

Stephen Ellis

in External Mission: The ANC in Exile, 1960-1990

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199330614
eISBN:
9780199388165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199330614.003.0005
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter describes the African National Congress (ANC) leaders’s decision to expand the scope of the security and intelligence department; the spread of corruption in the ANC; the massive purge ... More


The External Mission

Stephen Ellis

in External Mission: The ANC in Exile, 1960-1990

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199330614
eISBN:
9780199388165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199330614.003.0002
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter describes events following the Rivonia disaster. These include the proposal to declare the African National Congress (ANC) open to all South Africans; the ANC training camps in Tanzania; ... More


New Strategies

Stephen Ellis

in External Mission: The ANC in Exile, 1960-1990

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199330614
eISBN:
9780199388165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199330614.003.0004
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter describes the impact of the demonstration by students in Sowento on 16 June 1976; the African National Congress’s (ANC) strategy review; new strategies by government and security chiefs ... More


The Rise of LGBT Organizing in Namibia and South Africa

Ashley Currier

in Out in Africa: LGBT Organizing in Namibia and South Africa

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816678006
eISBN:
9781452948195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816678006.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter examines the emergence of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) organization in South Africa and Namibia. In the late 1960s, white gay and lesbian South Africans formed an ... More


Trade Politics and Contributions in India and South Africa

Bumba Mukherjee

in Democracy and Trade Policy in Developing Countries

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226358789
eISBN:
9780226358956
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226358956.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter provides a detailed case study of the politics of trade protection in India since 1991 and in South Africa after the country’s transition to democracy in 1994. These two cases are ... More


The Aftermath of War

John Boje

in An Imperfect Occupation: Enduring the South African War

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039560
eISBN:
9780252097652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039560.003.0008
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the aftermath of the South African War, focusing on the period from the conclusion of peace, when Lord (Horatio) Kitchener shook hands with the Boer delegates and pledged, “We ... More


Introduction

Gerald Horne

in Black Revolutionary: William Patterson and the Globalization of the African American Freedom Struggle

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037924
eISBN:
9780252095184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037924.003.0015
Subject:
History, African-American History

This introductory chapter provides an overview of William L. Patterson's ultimate vision, his socialist project. Patterson was a self-proclaimed revolutionary who sought to abolish capitalism and ... More


Rights, Conflict, and Civic Capacity: Meeting the Needs of Poor Children and Families in Postapartheid Cape Town

Souza Briggs

in Democracy as Problem Solving: Civic Capacity in Communities Across the Globe

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262026413
eISBN:
9780262269292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262026413.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter discusses how outcomes for poor young people and their families in Cape Town, South Africa, can be improved by creating and using civic capacity effectively. It analyzes the shortcomings ... More


Saving Nelson Mandela: The Rivonia Trial and the Fate of South Africa

Kenneth S. Broun

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199740222
eISBN:
9780190254391
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199740222.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

When South Africa's apartheid government charged Nelson Mandela with planning its overthrow in 1963, most observers feared that he would be sentenced to death. But the support he and his fellow ... More


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