A Museum of Hope: A Story of Robben Island

The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, 592(1), 62-78

19 Pages Posted: 22 Jan 2016

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Clifford Shearing

University of Cape Town; Griffith Institute of Criminology; University of Montreal, School of Criminology; University of New South Wales; University of Toronto

Michael Kempa

Independent

Date Written: January 22, 2004

Abstract

This article explores hope as a technology of collective governance through an exploration of the work that is being done to celebrate and promote a hope for a New South Africa at the Robben Island Museum — former prison to the political opponents of apartheid that is situated on a small island off the coast at Cape Town.

Keywords: politics; South Africa; Robben Island

Suggested Citation

Shearing, Clifford D and Kempa, Michael, A Museum of Hope: A Story of Robben Island (January 22, 2004). The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, 592(1), 62-78, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2720241 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2720241

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