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Enforcing Apartheid?

The Politics of “Intolerability” in the Danish Migration and Integration Regimes

Julia Suárez-Krabbe and Annika Lindberg

implemented with the deliberate intention of inflicting otherwise foreseeable and avoidable harm on residents (cf. Canning 2017 ) constitute an example of how structural racism is enforced. The Intolerability Regime and Politics of Apartheid The

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Interrogating Sartre and Apartheid

Mabogo Percy More

less research exists on Sartre and apartheid, given that the latter is an outgrowth and continuation of colonialism by other means. 2 It is therefore refreshing to notice that Tal Sela in his “Not a Merely Newsworthy Commodity: Jean-Paul Sartre

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Ordoliberal White Democracy, Elitism, and the Demos

The Case of Wilhelm Röpke

Phillip Becher, Katrin Becker, Kevin Rösch, and Laura Seelig

After a lecture tour to South Africa, German economist Wilhelm Röpke put together the pamphlet South Africa: An Attempt at a Positive Appraisal (1964b), 1 in which he came to the rescue of the white democracy of the Apartheid regime that was

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Picking up the relay baton

Translating traditions in apartheid and democratic South Africa

Andrea M. Lang

This article reflects the particular construction of 'Culture' by a network of ethnographers, bureaucrats, politicians, and traditional leaders in South Africa. It analyzes the impact of this specific understanding of Culture during the apartheid years and in the new democratic dispensation using actor network theory (ANT) as developed by Callon and Latour. The essay also explores the establishment of the network in colonial times, examines its working method during the apartheid years, and queries the reasons for its survival and restrengthening after the dismantling of apartheid. Furthermore, the article deals with the popularization of the network's Culture credo and discusses some consequences of this special understanding of Culture and of how the government should preserve it.

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The Eugenic Underpinnings of Apartheid South Africa, and its Influence on the South African School System

Carla Turner

the perceived superiority of white people. While eugenics was never practiced as explicitly in South Africa as in other countries, these ‘scientific’ ideas of race formed part of the justification for Apartheid in South Africa and had a deep and

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Race, Genealogy, and the Genomic Archive in Post-apartheid South Africa

Katharina Schramm

Ubuntu , commonly translated as “we are people through other people,” is an expression of profound human relatedness that marked one of the core principles of South African post-apartheid cultural politics. The concept became prominent during the

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‘Burying the ANC’

Post-apartheid Ambiguities at the University of Limpopo, South Africa

Bjarke Oxlund

Based on an in-depth analysis of the events that took place during a single day at the University of Limpopo, this article makes connections between current and past events in arguing that post-apartheid South Africa is underpinned by several layers of ambiguity. At one level the article seeks to demonstrate the continuing relevance of situational analysis as a research paradigm, while at another level it attempts to provide a fresh look at the dominant cleavage in South African society that was identified by Max Gluckman in 1940. Drawing on a mock funeral held for government-aligned student organizations in October 2006, which revealed strains and uncertainties in South Africa's post-apartheid society, the intent is to show how the government's failure to secure service delivery has created new lines of contestation.

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Apartheid of Thought

The Power Dynamics of Knowledge Production in Political Thought

Camilla Boisen and Matthew C. Murray

architectural symbolisms of a troubling colonial and apartheid past. This is a movement that fundamentally questions the overarching narratives and origins of current educational structures, and is part of a greater need for a decolonisation of knowledge

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Democratic Theory

The South African Crucible

Lawrence Hamilton

South Africa's post-apartheid context and a mix of African and non-mainstream Western political theory is felicitous for a positive critique of the two now predominant Western accounts of democracy. The context highlights how deliberative and aggregative accounts of democracy fall short in their attempts to make universal claims regarding democracy; and it provides the theoretical basis for an account of political democracy that better associates democracy with freedom, power, representation, and domination. The article argues that freedom is power through political representation, and freedom obtains if and only if the existing forms of representation manage power relations in order to minimize domination and enhance political judgement amongst representatives and represented. The article submit that, unless radical institutional change is carried out, South Africa will not rid itself of the legacies of these Western models and will be unable to generate the freedom and democracy its attainment of political freedom has now long promised.

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‘Good Jew, Bad Jew’

Racism, Anti-Semitism and the Assault on Meaning (An Interview with Steven Friedman)

Steven Friedman and Laurence Piper

public intellectual who works as Professor of Political Science at the University of Johannesburg. A keen observer of South African politics for some forty years, Friedman, has written books on the South African trade union movement under apartheid, 2