Comment: 'Fortress SA'?: a response to John Sharp

SOURCE: Anthropology Today
OUTPUT TYPE: Review in Journal
PUBLICATION YEAR: 2008
TITLE AUTHOR(S): S.Pillay
KEYWORDS: CITIZENSHIP, VIOLENCE, XENOPHOBIA, XENOPHOBIC ATTACKS
DEPARTMENT: Democracy, Governance and Service Delivery (DGSD)
Print: HSRC Library: shelf number 5506

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Abstract

The South African Human Sciences Research Council's report on Citizenship, Violence and Xenophobia in South Africa (HSRC, June 2008) makes some disturbing recommendations to government on how to prevent a recurrence of the so-called 'xenophobic' violence that wracked the country in May, leaving 60 people dead and many thousands displaced and destitute.