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South African Prospects

From the April 1992 Print Edition

A Democratic South Africa? Constitutional Engineering in a Divided Society by Donald L. Horowitz University of California Press, 312 pages, $24.95 Just over 200 years ago, the United States was in a position arguably more critical than that of South Africa today. It had recently fought a war with . . . . Continue Reading »

Hope for South Africa?

From the May 1990 Print Edition

A Future South Africa: Visions, Strategies, and Realitiesedited by peter l. berger and bobby godsellwestview press, 344 pages, $32.50  “My dear friend, clear your mind of cant,” said Dr. Johnson in a celebrated piece of advice to Boswell. “You may talk as other people do; you may say to a . . . . Continue Reading »