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Author Newman, Katherine S., 1953- author.

Title After freedom : the rise of the post-apartheid generation in democratic south africa / Ariane De Lannoy and Katherine S. Newman. [Axis 360 electronic resource]

Publication Info. Boston : Beacon Press, [2014]
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 279 pages) : illustrations
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Summary Twenty years after the end of apartheid, a new generation is building a multiracial democracy in South Africa but remains mired in economic inequality and political conflict. This spring, South Africa will celebrate the twentieth anniversary of the fall of apartheid and the first free elections. Although the country has come far, frustration is growing as inequalities that once divided the races now grow within them. In After Freedom, award-winning sociologist Katherine S. Newman and South African expert Ariane De Lannoy profile seven people'Black, White, "Coloured," and immigrant'to reveal what life is like in South Africa today. These on-the-ground portraits offer an intimate look at the rising generation of young people and explore what the complex political landscape means to the average person. After Freedom is a timely look at how the generation that came of age post-apartheid is grappling with a tenuous democracy in a globalized economy.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 262-267) and index.
Contents The people of the book -- Apartheid legacies -- Thandiswa's struggles -- The coconut dilemma -- Forgotten -- The other side of the coloured divide -- The past was wrong, but it was the past -- Movements and migrations -- Political heat -- After freedom.
Subject Post-apartheid era -- South Africa.
Democracy -- South Africa.
History.
History. (OCoLC)fst00958235
South Africa -- Social conditions -- 1994-
South Africa -- Economic conditions -- 1991-
South Africa -- Race relations.
Genre Electronic books.
Added Author De Lannoy, Ariane, author.
Other Form: Electronic reproduction of (manifestation): Newman, Katherine S., 1953- After freedom Boston : Beacon Press, 2014 9780807007464 (DLC) 2013041932 (OCoLC)864676588
ISBN 9780807007471 : $35.00
0807007471 : $35.00
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