Sociology in South Africa: Colonial, Apartheid and by R. Sooryamoorthy PDF

By R. Sooryamoorthy

ISBN-10: 3319403249

ISBN-13: 9783319403243

ISBN-10: 3319403257

ISBN-13: 9783319403250

This ebook is the 1st entire account of the historical past and present country of South African sociology. supplying a holistic photo of the topic either because it is taught in universities and as a box of study, it finds the trajectories of a self-discipline in a difficult socio-political context. With the help of old and scientometric info, it demonstrates how the altering political state of affairs, from colonialism to apartheid to democracy, has encouraged the character, path and foci of sociological study within the nation. the writer indicates how, in the course of the apartheid period, sociology was once professionally fragmented and divided alongside language and race traces. It was once, although, capable of flourish with the arrival of democracy in 1994 and has develop into a special educational circulate. This insightful paintings will entice scholars and students of the social sciences, and all these attracted to the heritage and society of South Africa.

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The discrepancy in the years of publications might be due to the reason that Jubber would have access to the work in progress of Groenewald before it was published a year later. 4. This was the case in some other African countries as well (Akiwowo 1980). 26 R. SOORYAMOORTHY 5. Hendrick Verwoerd was a psychologist. Edward Batson, an appointed professor of sociology in 1936 at the University of Cape Town, studied economics. 6. Australian sociology did not have qualified sociologists to teach sociology, but drew from other disciplines (Connell 2015).

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Similar tendencies were observed in other disciplines namely, psychology, English, history and in law (Savage 1981). IN APARTHEID TIMES, 1948–1993 37 SOCIOLOGICAL RESEARCH Conducting research in apartheid South Africa posed its own challenges, some of which were hard to overcome in trying conditions. Racial polarization cast its visible shadow on research. An authoritarian and racialized political system and a divided society were enough to create an inhospitable environment for social scientists to carry out studies with the freedom and scientific objectivity they required (Savage 1981).

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