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History and its racial legacies: quotas in South African rugby and cricket

Merrett, Christopher; Tatz, Colin; Adair, Daryl


South African identity has always been shaped by racial quotas; that is, divisions, assignments, allowances and allocations based on socially created ideas of race and difference. Both law and custom assigned a hierarchy which separated the rulers from the ruled, and allocated and rationed goods, services and enjoyments in all spheres of life, including sport. 'Superior' whites were layered above the Cape coloured people, followed by the Indian community and, lastly, the Africans, the black...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
Source: Sport in Society
DOI: 10.1080/17430437.2011.587291


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