South Africa: The Limits of Reform Politics

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South Africa: The Limits of Reform Politics

Edited by Heribert Adam
E. J. Brills, 1984
115 pp.
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In this collection a number of distinguished South African social scientists (including van Zyl Slabbert, Lawrence Schlemmer, Hermann Giliomee and the editor) delicately weigh-once again-the forces for inertia and dynamism within South Africa. Summing up conclusions derived from their very different approaches: stalemate looms. For this group of white liberals, what seems all-important in the equation of change is white cohesiveness and the will to maintain control. For the moment, however, so few cracks have appeared in the white facade that this factor lies almost outside the scope of discussion, and certainly of prediction.

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