Month / February 2010

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  • Loving the Alien? Citizenship, Law, and the Future in South Africa’s Demonic Society

    This article written by Loren B. Landau makes sense of the violence with reference to an extended history of South African statecraft that both induced the conflict and hamstrung efforts to address it. It is further discussed that political leaders now face a dilemma of extending legal identities and constitutionally promised protections to outsiders and other foreigners risks being seen as betraying the national project by the demonic and visibly violent society they have helped create.