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    • Is it so bad to be called a snake? 

      Mare, Gerhard. (The Witness., 2009-04-21)
      Any society is as strong as the shared beliefs and values its members hold. When the social unit is a country — such as is the case when we claim democratic rights through shared citizenship — then understanding and ...
    • SA - a place for everyone? 

      Mare, Gerhard. (The Witness., 2009-08-31)
      A small furore about a big issue was recently created when the ANC Youth League’s Julius Malema strongly criticised the dominance of the state’s ‘economic cluster’ by individuals drawn from ‘minorities’. It appeared that ...
    • Making a distinction. 

      Mare, Gerhard. (The Witness., 2009-09-23)
      The Penguin dictionary defines racism as, first, “the belief that race is the primary determinant of human traits and capacities”; and, second, as “hostility towards or discrimination against people of a race other than ...
    • Theory and practice in the field of race and race thinking: critical reflections for South Africa and beyond. 

      Erwin, Kira. (2010)
      This article is primarily concerned with some of the dilemmas of doing research on race and race thinking in South Africa, and beyond. It examines the broader theoretical debates and concepts within the field of race and ...
    • Academic Honesty and Societal Transformation 

      Martin, Jeffrey. (2010)
      One of the particular challenges in creating a united South Africa is the continued discrimination levelled along racial, political and gender lines. An important aspect of this discrimination is the mental attitude present ...
    • Use of mental imagery by athletes competing in different sport types. 

      Whitehead, Kevin. (2010)
      The anti-apartheid struggle was characterised by tensions between the opposing principles of non-racialism (as exemplified by the Freedom Charter) and racialism (as exemplified by Black Consciousness). While non-racialism ...
    • Race classification at the University of KwaZulu‐Natal: purposes, sites and practices. 

      Ruggunan, Shaun. (2010)
      Race classification has long been a feature of South African life, in daily life and its cognitive processes, and also in formal state-driven bureaucratic forms. In the post-apartheid period, classification of individuals ...
    • The construct of white Afrikaner carguards in Durban. 

      Dekker, Lydia. (2010-09-28)
      In a talk circulated on the Technology, Entertainment and Design (TED) conferences website, Chimamanda Adichie (2009) a Nigerian writer spoke of the danger of hearing a “single story” of a people and consequently forming ...
    • Racial category membership as resource and constraint in everyday interactions. 

      Whitehead, Kevin. (2010-09-28)
      The anti-apartheid struggle was characterised by tensions between the opposing principles of non-racialism (as exemplified by the Freedom Charter) and racialism (as exemplified by Black Consciousness). While non-racialism ...