Social cohesion and nation building: can legislation help?

SOURCE: HSRC Review
OUTPUT TYPE: Journal Article
PUBLICATION YEAR: 2018
TITLE AUTHOR(S): G.Houston
KEYWORDS: LEGISLATION, NATION BUILDING, SOCIAL COHESION
DEPARTMENT: Democracy, Governance and Service Delivery (DGSD)
Web link: http://www.hsrc.ac.za/en/review/hsrc-review-sept-2018/social-cohesion-legislation
Print: HSRC Library: shelf number 10611
HANDLE: 20.500.11910/12955

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Abstract

More than two decades into a post-apartheid dispensation, South African society is still very fragmented, with division being fuelled by poverty, racism, inequality and misunderstanding between ethnic and cultural groups.