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Race and Revolution: The International Dilemma of Apartheid, 1960-69

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dc.creator Irwin, Ryan
dc.date.accessioned 2008-12-15T13:20:46Z
dc.date.available 2008-12-15T13:20:46Z
dc.date.issued 2008
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1811/36212
dc.description Mershon Center for International Security Studies Graduate Student Research 2007-08 en
dc.description.abstract The 1960s saw a clash over how the international political system should relate to the Third World. The great powers of the United States and Soviet Union insisted on viewing the Third World as a proxy battleground for the Cold War, advancing a discourse dominated by the imperatives of order and national security. At the same time, dozens of newly independent African and Asian states began to see the Cold War as a diversion from the true struggle – a struggle between the North and the South over colonialism, white racism, and economic exploitation. In place of order and national security, these countries demanded emancipation and justice. The height of this clash, and the focal point of Ryan Irwin's doctoral dissertation, is the transformation of South African Apartheid into an international political crisis. en
dc.language.iso en_US en
dc.publisher Mershon Center for International Security Studies en
dc.subject Apartheid en
dc.subject global politics en
dc.subject Western hegemony en
dc.title Race and Revolution: The International Dilemma of Apartheid, 1960-69 en
dc.type Other en