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The Apartheid Crisis: How We Can Do Justice in a Land of Violence
The Apartheid Crisis: How We Can Do Justice in a Land of Violence
By Oliver F. Williams
Harper & Row, 1986, 124 pp.

A Roman Catholic theologian aims this argument about the moral value of sanctions against South Africa toward a general audience, setting the scene with a simple history of the country and map of present-day politics. Arguing for responsible involvement on the part of U.S. business (which he calls "stewardship"), he tries hard to give a balanced view of disinvestment (which he characterizes in terms of "clean hands" and "prophetic" approaches).