A Museum of Hope: A Story of Robben Island

Clifford Shearing*, Michael Kempa

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    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.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)62-78
    Number of pages17
    JournalAnnals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science
    Publication statusPublished - Mar 2004


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