Recent Submissions

  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...