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Research outputs: NATION BUILDING

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2018 Social cohesion and nation building: can legislation help?

More than two decades into a post-apartheid dispensation, South African society is still very fragmented, with division being fuelled by pov...

2017 The Nelson Mandela initiative: the challenges of a partnership between the state, civil society and the university

This brief contribution is part of a larger intellectual project to determine whether there is in the work and experience of the MI a specif...

2013 The 'state' of social cohesion: re-stating the question of social cohesion and 'nationbuilding'

This chapter's engagement with the state's discourse around social cohesion is informed by a concern with the way in which knowledge produce...