Why do people attack foreigners living in South Africa?: asking ordinary South Africans

SOURCE: HSRC Review
OUTPUT TYPE: Journal Article
PUBLICATION YEAR: 2018
TITLE AUTHOR(S): S.Gordon
KEYWORDS: ANTI-IMMIGRANT VIOLENCE, FOREIGNERS, XENOPHOBIC VIOLENCE
DEPARTMENT: Developmental, Capable and Ethical State (DCES)
Web link: http://www.hsrc.ac.za/en/review/hsrc-review-sept-2018/foreigners-in-sa
Print: HSRC Library: shelf number 10599
HANDLE: 20.500.11910/12959
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11910/12959

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Abstract

Anti-immigrant violence is one of the major problems facing South Africa. This type of hate crime discourages long-term integration of international migrants and acts as a barrier otherwise economically beneficial population movement. It also sour the country's international relationships on the African continent.