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Africana Studies: Apartheid in South Africa

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Below are some terms used by librarians to classify research materials related to apartheid. You can combine these terms in a variety of ways, depending on your research question. You can add the phrase "South Africa" to these keyword terms to specify the region you are studying.

Anti-apartheid movements  
Atrocities -- South Africa 
Human rights 
Political crimes and offenses -- South Africa 
Post-apartheid era -- South Africa 
Protest movements  
Race discrimination 
Racism -- South Africa 
Reparation (Criminal justice) 
Restorative justice 
Social change 
Social movements 
South Africa -- Social conditions 
South Africa Truth and Reconciliation Commission 
Truth commissions -- South Africa 
Victims of crimes 

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