In thought and deed?: anti-immigrant violence and attitudes in South Africa

SOURCE: HSRC Review
OUTPUT TYPE: Journal Article
PUBLICATION YEAR: 2016
TITLE AUTHOR(S): B.Roberts, J.Struwig, S.Gordon
KEYWORDS: IMMIGRATION, VIOLENCE, XENOPHOBIA
DEPARTMENT: Democracy, Governance and Service Delivery (DGSD)
Print: HSRC Library: shelf number 9265

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Abstract

How willing are South Africans to participate in violent attacks on foreign nationals? This question was among those asked in the latest HSRC population survey and the findings are worrying. The authors warn against underestimating the true extent of the challenge of achieving social cohesion in South Africa.