Searching for the roots of the violent 'othering'

SOURCE: Rhodes Journalism Review
OUTPUT TYPE: Journal Article
PUBLICATION YEAR: 2008
TITLE AUTHOR(S): A.Hadland
KEYWORDS: MEDIA SECTOR, VIOLENT BEHAVIOUR, XENOPHOBIA, XENOPHOBIC ATTACKS
DEPARTMENT: Democracy, Governance and Service Delivery (DGSD)
Print: HSRC Library: shelf number 5764

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Abstract

This article does not look at the findings of the report on xenophobic attacks but rather focuses on the media and in particular on the phrase that has served as the peg on which to hang the latest round of violence: "xenophobia".