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Author / Creator:Dubow, Saul, author.
Uniform title:Brief history of rights in South Africa
Imprint:Athens, OH : Ohio University Press, 2012.
Description:1 online resource (151 pages).
Language:English
Series:Ohio short histories of Africa
Subject:Human rights -- South Africa -- History.
Civil rights -- South Africa -- History.
Democracy -- South Africa.
South Africa.
human rights.
democracy.
political history.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Political Freedom & Security -- Civil Rights.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Political Freedom & Security -- Human Rights.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Human Rights.
Civil rights.
Democracy.
Human rights.
Politics and government
Menschenrecht
Bürgerrecht
Apartheid
South Africa.
Human rights.
Democracy.
Rule of law.
Constitutionalism.
Politics.
HUMAN RIGHTS.
CIVIL AND POLITICAL RIGHTS.
DEMOCRACY.
POLITICAL CONDITIONS.
HISTORY.
SOUTH AFRICA.
South Africa -- Politics and government.
South Africa.
Südafrika.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
History.
Format: E-Resource Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11164576
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ISBN:0821444409
9780821444405
9780821420270
0821420275
Digital file characteristics:data file
Notes:Originally published as: A brief history of rights in South Africa. Auckland Park, S. Africa : Jacana Media, 2012.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary:The human rights movement in South Africa's transition to a postapartheid democracy has been widely celebrated as a triumph for global human rights. It was a key aspect of the political transition, often referred to as a miracle, which brought majority rule and democracy to South Africa. The country's new constitution, its Truth and Reconciliation Commission, and the moral authority of Nelson Mandela stand as exemplary proof of this achievement. Yet, less than a generation after the achievement of freedom, the status of human rights and constitutionalism in South Africa is uncertain. In gover.
Other form:Print version: 9780821420270
Print version: 9780821444405