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Research data: HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS
2019 Bearing witness to suffering: a reflection on the personal impact of conducting research with children and grandchildren of victims of apartheid-era gross human rights violations
Social scientists who conduct qualitative research frequently use emotional engagement to gather information about participants thoughts, fe...Download this report
2018 Book review: Sands, P. 2016. East West Street: On the Origins of Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity. Alfred A. Knopf. 448 pp. ISBN 9780385350716
2017 Generational victimhood in post-apartheid South Africa: perspectives of descendants of victims of apartheid era gross human violations
In post-apartheid South Africa, insufficient consideration is given to how historical injustices affect current generations and how they cou...