Research outputs

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HSRC Repository

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Research data

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2007 Identity and peace: reconfiguring conflict resolution in Africa

The emergence of intra-state wars based on identity requires a reconfiguring of existing conflict resolution mechanisms. The article recogni...

2007 Political management of ethnic perceptions: an assessment of the African National Congress

This paper argues that the ANC has historically followed a moderate route - embracing tradition, whilst denouncing tribalism. Yet, this did...

2007 'Echoing silences': ethnicity in post-colonial Zimbabwe, 1980-2007

In spite of its rare entry into both official and public discourses about contemporary Zimbabwe, ethnicity, alongside race, has continued to...

2007 A contradictory class location?: the African corporate middle class and the burden of race in South Africa

The author shows that a new middle class social status and power in the workplace is complicated by popular notions of how class and race in...