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Group areas and the nature of apartheid

Wilmot Godfrey James

Group areas and the nature of apartheid

by Wilmot Godfrey James

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Published by American Bar Foundation in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • South Africa.,
  • Apartheid -- South Africa.,
  • Land tenure -- Law and legislation -- South Africa.,
  • Race discrimination -- Law and legislation -- South Africa.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementWilmot G. James.
    SeriesABF working paper -- no. 9214
    ContributionsAmerican Bar Foundation.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination36, 9 p. ;
    Number of Pages36
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15345293M

    Group Areas Act - Established separate geographic areas for each race. Members of different racial groups were forbidden to live, work or own land in areas belonging to other races. group areas,1 colored children in colored areas, and black children in black areas. The color gradation from white to black also reflects a spectrum of political power, of social and economic fortune. In South Africa, the group area, the school, and the social status are inextricably bound. This article focuses on the role of South Africa's.

    “Grand apartheid,” in contrast, related to the physical separation of the racial groups in the cities and countryside. Under the Group Areas Act () the cities and towns of South Africa were divided into segregated residential and business areas. second pillar of apartheid. 13 A “group area” was a technical term indicating that an area of land was reserved for either “White”, “Black” or “Coloured” persons The first Group Areas Act 41 of was replaced with the Group Areas Act 77 of In the Group Areas Act 36 File Size: KB.

    area middle class white group area high class white area major roads major roads CBD ‘coloured’ & Indian townships buffer strip low white African township b u f f er middle white low white ‘coloured’ or Indian private freestanding informal settlements i n d u s t r i a l Figure 1. The “Apartheid City” (after Davies as adapted by Na.   It was declared a ''White Group Area'' in , and its subsequent destruction has been the subject of poems, plays, films, academic papers and coffeetable : William Finnegan.


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Group areas and the nature of apartheid by Wilmot Godfrey James Download PDF EPUB FB2

The purpose of apartheid was separation of the races: not only of whites from nonwhites, but also of nonwhites from each other, and, among the Africans (called Bantu in South Africa), of one group. On Apthe Group Areas Act No. 41 was passed by the apartheid government of South Africa. As a system, apartheid used long-established race classifications to maintain the dominance of the colonial occupation of the country.

The primary purpose of apartheid laws was to promote the superiority of whites and to establish and elevate the minority white : Alistair Boddy-Evans. The Group Areas Act may be regarded as an extension of the Asiatic Land Tenure Act, Nelson Mandela stated in his book, Long Walk to Freedom that "the Groups Areas Act was the foundation of residential apartheid.

Under its regulations, each racial group could own land, occupy premises, and trade only in its own separate d by: Parliament of South Africa. THE GROUP AREAS ACT AND ITS EFFECTS by Mr. Barry Higgs ~J~:IL. ij,yote: The Group Areas Act (No. 41 of ), described as one of the four pillars of apartheid, was originally enacted by the South African Government in and was consolidated in by Act No.

36 of The Act which enforcesFile Size: KB. 41 of - THE GROUP AREAS ACT (6) a s from the date fixed under section thirty-seven for any province of the Union, or for any a rea in the province of the Cape of Good Hope, Natal or Transvaal, the provisions of sub-section (l) of section one of the Na tives Land Act, The South African economy took a significant hit in when the United States and Great Britain imposed sanctions on the country because of its practice of apartheid.

Three years later F.W. de Klerk became president of South Africa and dismantled many of the laws that allowed apartheid to become the way of life in the : Nadra Kareem Nittle. Group Areas Act The Group Areas Act of set out a tone of racial segregation.

It applied to members of all racial groups and provided for the imposition of control over the ownership and occupation of land and buildings throughout S.A. The Group Areas Act. The entire population was to be segregated and allocated separate residential areas. Repealed Natives (Abolition of Passes and Co-ordination of Documents) Act.

All Africans over 16 to carry passbooks which contained infor-mation on employment, poll tax, etc. Repealed Separate Amenities Size: KB. The Group Areas Act (GAA) systematized segregation in the control of transfers of land and immovable property (property which cannot be moved without being severely altered or destroyed, like a house) as well as occupation rights throughout the Union of South Africa, with the exception of.

Group Areas Act No According to this act, urban areas were to be divided into racially segregated zones "where members of one specific race alone could live and work" (Thompson ). Group areas were created "for the exclusive ownership and occupation of a designated group" (Christopher ).

The National Party, Apartheid and the Anatomy of Repression in South Africa, Apartheid was premised on discrimination, denial and segregation in every area of South African life - social, political and economic.

It grossly violated human rights in numerous ways, and on different levels. Racial segregation, sanctioned by law, was widely practiced in South Africa beforebut the National Party, which gained office that year, extended the policy and gave it the name apartheid. The Group Areas Act of established residential and business sections in urban areas for each race, and members of other races were barred from living, operating businesses, or owning land in them.

The Group Areas Act was one of the main legislative components of the apartheid system. It was expressly designed to keep races apart. South Africa was divided geographically along racial lines. Abstract. Perhaps no other country has experienced as much and as detailed socio-political engineering as apartheid South Africa.

The apartheid project impacted people’s lives at every level, always with the goal of creating a set of parallel but grossly unequal spatial realities with almost no meaningful contacts between the population : Vernon A.

Domingo. The publication of Jacob Dlamini’s Native Nostalgia – which treats, among other things, the unexpected phenomenon of fond reminiscences of apartheid days by blacks – inspired journalist James Clarke to dig up Ben Maclennan’s book The Lighter Side of Apartheid and do some reminiscing of his own.

Dlamini insists that we should “not dismiss such sentiments simply because they make. star Top subjects are Literature, History, and Business The Group Areas Act was the beginning of true apartheid in South Africa, established by the government in as a way to officially.

GROUP AREAS ACT IS ONE OF APARTHEID’S PILLARS OF ALL the repressive laws affecting the -Coloured* and Indian communities, the Croup Areas Act must be singled out u one of the most brutal and cruel. In the past twenty years, almost a million people have been callously uprooted from their traditional homes and businesses and literally dumpedFile Size: 4MB.

The Group areas act: its effect on human beings: Author: Muriel Horrell: Publisher: South African Institute of Race Relations, Original from: the University of California: Digitized: 23 Sep Length: pages: Subjects.

Students will gain insight into the nature of segregation and its impact in South Africa as well as the United States. • Understand the meaning and analyze the impact of apartheid on South Africa • Scenario 5: Act No 41, Group Areas Act • Scenario 6: File Size: 1MB.

The Apartheid City and Beyond: Urbanization and Social Change in South Africa David M. Smith The Apartheid City and Beyond contains a series of original contributions on apartheid in the context of housing, community life, settlement forms, and the servicing of the cities.

On 27 Aprilthe Nationalist government of South Africa passed the Group Areas Act. This Act enforced the segregation of the different races to specific areas within the urban locale. Many families were moved from homes they had occupied for. These are the sources and citations used to research Group Areas Act,South Africa.

This bibliography was generated on Cite This For Me on Monday, The second pillar of grand apartheid was the Group Areas Act of Until then, most settlements had people of different races living side by side. This Act put an end to diverse areas and determined where one lived according to race.

Each race was allotted its own area, which was used in later years as a basis of forced removal.