Rethinking the Rise and Fall of Apartheid: South Africa and World Politics by Adrian GuelkeRethinking the Rise and Fall of Apartheid: South Africa and World Politics by Adrian Guelke

Rethinking the Rise and Fall of Apartheid: South Africa and World Politics

byAdrian Guelke

Paperback | November 18, 2004

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Providing a much-needed antidote to recent revisionist attempts to 'rehabilitate' apartheid, this major new text by a leading authority offers a considered and substantive reassessment of the nature, endurance and significance of apartheid in South Africa as well as the reasons for its dramatic collapse. Paying particular attention to the international dimension as well as the domestic, the author assesses the impact of anti-apartheid protest, of changing attitudes of Western governments to the apartheid regime and the evolution of South African government policies to the outside world.
ADRIAN GUELKE is Professor of Comparative Politics and Director of the Centre for the Study of Ethnic Conflict, Queen's University, Belfast. He was previously Jan Smuts Professor of International Relations, University of Witwatersrand. He is editor of theSouth African Journal of International Relationsand is author of many books includ...
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Title:Rethinking the Rise and Fall of Apartheid: South Africa and World PoliticsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:266 pagesPublished:November 18, 2004Publisher:Macmillan Education UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0333981235

ISBN - 13:9780333981238

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Table of Contents

Preface.- Introduction: Apartheid's Global Significance.- The Debate on the Nature of South Africa's Racial Policies: Totalitarian or Colonial?.- Origins of Racial Policy: Consequence of an Imperialist War or the Prejudice of the Frontier?.- Segregation: Home-grown or Imported?.- The Theory and Practice of Apartheid: Was There a Blueprint?.- South Africa in a Post-Colonial World: Modernising or Eroding Apartheid?.- From Vorster to Botha: New Departure or Militarised Cul de Sac?.- The Pursuit of a Negotiated Settlement: Choice or Necessity?.- The Unexpected Transition to Majority Rule: Analysing a Miracle?.- The Worldwide Anti-Apartheid Movement: Peripheral or Crucial?.- Conclusion: Taking the Long View on Apartheid's Demise.