Explaining Violence in South Africa: Some Psychoanalytic Considerations

Explaining Violence in South Africa: Some Psychoanalytic Considerations

This paper provides psychological explanations to how the violence in South Africa is not the consequence of giving too much freedom to a population 'not ready' to make good use of it but a range of preceding factors.

 

Explaining Violence in SA
Sue van Zyl
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Sue van Zyl is a former Lecturer in the Department of Applied English Language Studies at the University of the Witwatersrand.

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