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Author Dubin, Steven

Title Spearheading Debate : Culture Wars & Uneasy Truces
Published Chicago : Jacana Media, 2012
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Description 1 online resource (346 pages)
Summary As South Africa's democracy matures, this book raises pertinent questions: How does the state mediate between traditional tribal authority and constitutional law in matters such as initiation customs or the rights of women, children, and homosexual people? What are the limitations on artistic freedom in a society where sensitivities over colonial- and apartheid-era representations are acute? How does race open up discussions or close down dialogue? and What are the parameters of freedom of speech when minorities fear that hateful language may trigger actual violence against th
Bibliography Includes bibliographical reference and index
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Subject Arts -- Censorship -- South Africa.
Cultural pluralism -- South Africa.
Culture conflict -- South Africa.
Political correctness -- South Africa.
Political culture -- South Africa.
Politics and culture -- South Africa.
Popular culture -- Political aspects -- South Africa.
South Africa -- Politics and government -- 21st century.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1431407380 (electronic bk.)
1431407399 (electronic bk.)
9781431407385 (electronic bk.)
9781431407392 (electronic bk.)