Whiteness, Afrikaans and Afrikaners

Addressing Post-Apartheid Legacies, Privileges and Burdens

Whiteness Afrikaans Afrikaners: Addressing Post-Apartheid Legacies, Privileges and Burdens consists of various thought-provoking contributions made at a roundtable held in 2015 at Constitution Hill as a continuation of MISTRA’s research on nation formation and social cohesion.

The publication aims to enhance the understanding of the history of whiteness in all its socio-economic manifestations as well as the architecture of power relations and privileges in democratic South Africa.

The volume comprises of contributions by former president Kgalema Motlanthe, former Deputy Minister of Cogta, Andries NelMary Burton, Christi van der WesthuizenLynette SteenveldBobby GodsellDirk Herman (of Solidarity), Ernst Roets (of Afriforum), Xhanti PayiMathatha TseduPieter DuvenageHein WillemseNico Koopman, Melissa SteynAchille Mbembe and Mathews Phosa.

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