Cover: The Economic Development of South Africa in Its Political Context.

The Economic Development of South Africa in Its Political Context.

Published 1967

by Victor J. Croizat

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A survey of South Africa's economic development in the context of the internal and external political factors that have influenced its development and will affect its future. Despite South Africa's rapid economic development during the past 50 years, the economy now faces serious problems of which the greatest is labor. For the economy to remain dynamic, the economic potential of South Africa's large black population must be realized, and their earning power increased. Although there are significant numbers of the white population who do not believe that apartheid is the solution to the racial issue, efforts to force upon South Africa courses of action reflecting prevailing world attitudes against apartheid may unfortunately have the adverse effect of weakening moderate forces and promoting support for the Nationalist Party from all elements of the white population. 50 pp. Bibliog.

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