... a comprehensive analytical survey of the multidimensional evolution of black political thought in South Africa's politicization process. -Choice Many citizens experience a sense of reluctance to share a single national identity with all of those who are defined by law to be their compatriots. This problem can be explained and surmounted, but it cannot be evaded by those who aspire to build a stable democracy in South Africa. -Richard L. Sklar, from the Foreword What will it mean to be a citizen in the new South Africa? This penetrating study analyzes the issues of dual citizenship, black consciousness, populism, racial proletarianization and their interaction with various political ideologies. Halisi's analysis has practical implications for the development of political identity in the new South Africa.
|Publication date:||1st January 2000|
|Author:||C.R.D. Halisi, Richard L. Sklar|
|Publisher:||Indiana University Press|
|Categories:||Political science & theory, Human rights,|
C.R.D. Halisi is currently a commissioned scholar with the project on the Public Influences of African-American Churches. He is also engaged in research on citizenship and political development in South Africa.More About C.R.D. Halisi, Richard L. Sklar