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Contesting Apartheid
U.s. Activism, 1960-1987

ISBN 9780367157388
Published November 9, 2020 by Routledge
188 Pages

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Book Description

This book examines how U.S. citizen groups have been drawn to the issue to develop more comprehensive explanations of American connections to the production and distribution of wealth and poverty in southern Africa and to expand options for transnational citizen activism.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1. Interpreting Anti-Apartheid Activism 2. Discovery, Dependence, and Denial: The Legacy of U.S.–South African Relations, 1867–1960 3. The Sharpeville Massacre and the Rise of U.S. Anti-Apartheid Activism, 1960–1968 4. Benign Neglect to Global Threat: Creating Political Space for Anti-Apartheid Activism, 1969–1975 5. The Resilience and Revival of Anti-Apartheid Activism, 1976–1983 6. Organizational Growth: New Directions and Strategies 7. The Free South Africa Movement and the Zenith of Anti-Apartheid Activism, 1984–1987 8. Organizational Developments: Escalating Confrontation 9. Conclusion

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