Out in the Cold: Academic Boycotts and the Isolation of South Africa

BMJ 1995; 311 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.311.6997.136 (Published 8 July 1995)
Cite this as: BMJ 1995;311:136.1

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  1. Ralph Crawshaw

    Lorraine J Haricombe, F W Lancaster Information Resources Press, pp 115 ISBN 0 87815 067 6

    Out In The Cold exemplifies how good things come in small packages--in this case 115 pages of easy reading, surveying the impact on South African scholars and scientists of years of academic sanctions. With a simple questionnaire sent to 900 South African academics, backed up by 50 in depth interviews, the authors take the measure of damage suffered by the faculties of 21 South African institutions of higher education.

    For those who may not know, academic sanction makes contemporary use of the ancient Greek custom of ostracism--exile without benefit of trial of those identified by …

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