Satanism and Family Murder in Late Apartheid South Africa: Imagining the End of Whiteness

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This book discusses two moral panics that appeared in the media in late apartheid South Africa: the Satanism scare and the so-called epidemic of white family murder. The analysis of these symptoms of social and political change reveals important truths about whiteness, gender, violence, history, nationalism and injustice in South Africa and beyond.
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Nicky Falkof was born and raised in the Johannesburg suburbs during the last years of apartheid. She holds an MA in Critical Theory from the University of Sussex and a PhD from the London Consortium. She is currently Senior Lecturer in Media Studies at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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Publisher
Springer
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Published on
Jul 4, 2015
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Pages
223
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ISBN
9781137503053
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Language
English
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Genres
Political Science / General
Political Science / Public Policy / Social Policy
Social Science / Anthropology / Cultural & Social
Social Science / Criminology
Social Science / General
Social Science / Sociology / General
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