Uses of the Past
This project examines how individuals selectively draw on the past to make sense of the present. It does so by asking whether and how a racially diverse group of South Africans use the apartheid past to make sense of current crime.
Teeger, Chana. 2014. “Collective Memory and Collective Fear: How South Africans Use the Past to Explain Crime.” Qualitative Sociology 37(1): 69-92.
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