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Group areas act

Muriel Horrell

Group areas act

its effect on human beings

by Muriel Horrell

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Published by South African Institute of Race Relations in Johannesburg .
Written in English

    Places:
  • South Africa.
    • Subjects:
    • Apartheid -- South Africa.,
    • Zoning -- South Africa.,
    • South Africa.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Muriel Horrell [in association with Mary Draper]
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT763 .H64
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, 156 p.
      Number of Pages156
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6230223M
      LC Control Number57023323
      OCLC/WorldCa4856220


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Group Areas Act No 41 According to this act, urban areas were to be divided into racially segregated zones "where members of one specific race alone could live and work" (Thompson ). Group areas were created "for the exclusive ownership and occupation of a designated group. On Apthe Group Areas Act No.

41 was passed by the apartheid government of South Africa. As a system, apartheid used long-established race classifications to maintain the dominance of the colonial occupation of the country. The primary purpose of apartheid laws was to promote the superiority of whites and to establish and elevate the minority white regime.

The People Wept; being a brief account of the origin, contents, and application of that unjust law of the union of South Africa known as The Group Areas Act of (since consolidated as Act No.

77 of ) by Paton, Alan and a great selection of related books. The Group Areas Act: In Aprilthe Minister of the Interior introduced the “Group Areas Bill,” which became law on July 12th of that year.

The Group Areas Act (GAA) systematized segregation in the control of transfers of land and immovable property (property which cannot be moved without being severely altered or destroyed, like.

July marked the 70th anniversary of the proclamation of the Group Areas Act, and Durban was the pioneering city to plan for group areas zoning.

InDurban was zoned a ‘white’ city. section ten of the Group Areas Act, (Act No. 41 of ), I do hereby declare that - 1. The provisions of paragraph (h)-of sub-section (2) of sec­ tion ten of the Group Areas Act,shall apply - (1) in any urban area or rural township situated in the controlled area only in so far as they relate Group areas act book.

The Group Areas Act was the beginning of true apartheid in South Africa, established by the government in as a way to officially segregate the people and to steal the best lands for the.

The Group Areas Act of divided the lands in which blacks and whites resided into distinct residential zones. This act established the distinct areas of South Africa in which members of each race could live and work, typically setting aside the best urban, industrial, and agricultural areas for whites.

The Group Areas Act has been called one of the four pillars of apartheid, along with the Prohibition of Mixed Marriages Act, the Immorality Amendment Act, and the Population Registration Act.

The preamble of the Group Areas Act explains that it was enacted "to provide for the establishment of group areas, for the control of the acquisition of. The Ghetto Act of had in fact laid the foundations of the Group Areas Act (GAA) which followed in Opposing the Group Areas Act. The Group Areas Act () was an intricate, lengthy piece of legislation, couched in technical and legal terminology which was often difficult to.

A degree of racial housing integration occurred in some cities in the s, and such high-density residential areas as Hillbrow in Johannesburg became effectively integrated despite the Group Areas Act. The act was repealed inbut the racially defined settlement patterns Group areas act book the towns and townships persist.

Try the new Google Books. Check out the new look and enjoy easier access to your favorite features. Try it now. No thanks. Try the new Google Books. Get print book. No eBook available. AbeBooks; Amazon The Group Areas Act: Its Effect on Human Beings Muriel Horrell Snippet view - Other articles where Group Areas Act is discussed: apartheid: The Group Areas Act of established residential and business sections in urban areas for each race, and members of other races were barred from living, operating businesses, or owning land in them.

In practice this act and two others (, ), which became known collectively. Group Areas Act was the title of three acts of the Parliament of South Africa enacted under the apartheid government of South acts assigned racial groups to different residential and business sections in urban areas in a system of urban effect of the law was to exclude non-Whites from living in the most developed areas, which were restricted to Whites (e.g., Sea Point.

The Group Areas Act was a spatial planning tool used during the oppressive apartheid regime to restrict people to designated residential areas for exclusive use by certain race groups.

These areas. Group Areas Act,South Africa - History bibliographies - in Harvard style. Change style powered by CSL. E-book or PDF Edited book Email Encyclopedia article Govt. publication Interview Journal Legislation Magazine Music or recording.

On 11 February under the Group Areas Act, the Apartheid government announced the District 6, in the greater Cape Town area would be declared a “Whites Only Area”, this in part was due to the fact that only White citizens where aloud to reside in developed residential areas.

At the time these areas where heavily populated by non-white. The Group Areas Act, passed by South Africa's apartheid government inrestricted the areas in which various racial groups could live and work.

Of course, the best and most developed areas. Apartheid (page 3) Apartheid Enforced; The apartheid hierarchy of privilege was enforced systematically and ruthlessly. In the late fifties, further proposals were made under the Group Areas Act including the removal of all non-Europeans in Cape Town (except domestic servants) beyond the railway lines in the Northern and Southern Suburbs.

InDistrict Six was declared a whites-only area and with the Group Areas Act, many people were forced out of their homes. Ngcelwane tells the story of the place before the forced removals. The book begins with a recounting of why she decided to write the story.

"The Group Areas Act affected us all": Apartheid and Socio-Religious Change in the Cape Town Muslim Community, South Africa Article (PDF Available) May w Reads How we measure 'reads'. The Group areas act. [V G Hiemstra; South Africa.] Home.

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Group Areas Act South Africa Group Areas Act x 43 kB jpeg District Six Museum District 6 - t x 58 kB jpeg Distinguished Flying Cross The Open. The Group Areas Act was one of the cornerstones of Grand Apartheid. Basically, the Group Areas Act was designed to separate the races geographically in South Africa.

It was this law which allowed for the creation of separate areas for each race/tr. Very Good. Internally bright and clean, well bound g: SoftcoverPages: 38Dimensions: 24 x x cm+++by Union of South Africa+++Summary of the Group Areas Act, (Engl (Book) "Summary of the Group Areas Act, " (English Afrikaans Edition) | Union of South Africa.

Act. The next high apartheid landmark was the Group Areas Act of This act enforced the separate areas of residence by race across the country. It would be this act that eventually led to Promotion of Bantu Self-Government Act of that transferred Africans’ political rights to these quasi-states, which allowed the South African government.

This is a delightful book of photographs of an area of Port Elizabeth that suffered from the Group Areas Act, apartheid social and racial engineering.

The bulldozers arrived to up end communities and implement unjust laws in the name of apartheid modernization, town planning and sorting people out according to race and government decree.

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This occurred after the enactment of the Group Areas Act in During the Sharpeville Massacre a decade later, nearly 70 blacks were killed and nearly wounded when police opened fire on them for refusing to carry their passbooks.

After the massacre, leaders of the African National Congress, which represented the interests of black South. Group Areas Act of The Group Areas Act of set aside places in South Africa called 'group areas' where people had to live with others in their same race group.

Whites could only live. The group areas act designated areas of South Africa for people to live, based on their racial classification in the Population Registration Act. It was passed in by the National Party and repealed when the ANC came to power in The Group Areas Act of set out a tone of racial ing to the act, certain areas were to be proclaimed: eventually only people of a.

The Group Areas Act allowed for the infamous destruction of Sophiatown, a suburb of Johannesburg. In February2, policemen began removing Sophiatown residents to Meadowlands, Soweto and established the suburb as an area for whites only, newly called Triomf (Victory).

OPI NIO NISTA: Seventy years on, the Group Areas Act continues to map the future of Durban. July marked the 70th anniversary of the proclamation of the Group Areas Act, and Durban was the pioneering city to plan for group areas zoning. InDurban was zoned a ‘white’ city.

As a result, ab Indians Africans would be uprooted from settled communities and. This Act was later modified inby issuing “reference books” instead of identification passes.

Anyone caught without their “reference book” was fined or imprisoned. The Group Areas Act ofhowever, was the core of apartheid in South Africa. Check out Group Areas Act by Lucky Dube on Amazon Music.

Stream ad-free or purchase CD's and MP3s now on 5/5(1). Group Areas act. If an individual was officially classified as colored by the Population Registration Act ofthey were not allowed to live in a territory within South Africa that contained valuable economic opportunity: “No coloured person shall, in any mining district com­prised in Class A referred to in sub-section (2) of section.

The latter laid the foundations for residential segregation in urban areas. apartheid laws passed by the NP after included the 'Prohibition of Mixed Marriages Act', the 'Immorality Act', the 'Population Registration Act', and the ' Group Areas Act ', which prohibited non-white males from being in certain areas of the country (especially at night) unless they were employed there.

The Group Areas Act, Act No 41 of – assigned racial groups to different residential and business sections in urban areas. An effect of the law was to prevent non-whites from living in the most developed areas. The law led to the forced removal of non-whites from homes located in areas designated for whites.

Under Apartheid, South Africa used the Group Areas Act of the s to reassign racial groups to different residential and business sections, leading to the breakdown of neighborhoods like Fietas.

Given the framework within which removals under the Group Areas Act took place in Cape Town, a social disaster was inevitable.

Mark Lewis/ Fourthwall Books J   OPINIONISTA: Seventy years on, the Group Areas Act Search.