Surprisingly, the main trajectories of development reveal congruence even in fields far distant from each other, like those of children and primitive peoples or animals and children. It is therefore possible that he attended Krueger’s courses more out of courtesy towards his host than genuine interest. She recalled that bearing the surname Verwoerd always produced awkward stares in ANC circles when she introduced herself and she had to explain that she was indeed the granddaughter of the Verwoerd who was the prime minister. Verwoerd wrote the Bantu Education Act, which was to have a deleterious effect on the ability of black South Africans to be educated as Verwoerd himself noted that the purpose of the Bantu Education Act was to ensure that blacks would have only just enough education to work as unskilled laborers. His willingness to guide black people to self-determination once he considered them ready, won him the many new white supporters. Moreover, even if traces of such influence were to be found, they would only confirm that Verwoerd was a nationalist from his school days, long before his arrival in Germany.
Performing South Africa’s Truth Commission: Conclusion To draw some tentative conclusions: The National Party under Verwoerd won the general election. Like Krueger, Volkelt engaged with Wundt’s ethnopsychology again and again over the years. Not magical causality – but no causality at all. A second faction were the “purists”, who believed in “vertical segregation”, in which blacks and whites would be entirely separated, with blacks living in native reserves, with separate political and economic structures, which, they believed, would entail severe short-term pain, but would also lead to independence of white South Africa from black labour in the long-term. Richard Pfeifer who held doctorates in medicine and psychology.
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Kuperus 7 April Special report of the Director-General on the application of the Declaration concerning the policy of “apartheid” of the Republic of South Africa, Volumes 17— In this article, I argue that Verwoerd’s interests lay not in making contact with Nazis or protagonists of racial theories but elsewhere.
Dubow, A Commonwealth of Knowledge: Lewin together with Hans Rupp was working in the field of applied psychology at the University of Berlin during the time of Verwoerd’s stay there.
Volkelt argued in favour of proceeding in the same way with “primitive peoples”, whose thinking on magic could not be properly understood by applying European standards: Due to the worldwide Spanish flu epidemic, the younger Verwoerd only sat for his matriculation exams in Februaryachieving first position in the Orange Free State and fifth in South Africa. His personal bearing and his attempt to find a “synthesis” in the notion of the “whole” Ganzheit epitomise the qualities referred to in Fritz Ringer’s The Decline of the German Mandarins, namely, the status-conscious, socially conservative and authoritarian German “ordinarii” or tenured professors: Death to the Architect.
Moreover, even if traces of such influence were to be found, they would only confirm that Verwoerd was a nationalist from his school days, long before his arrival in Germany. All items in Spectrum are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved.
Holistic psychology was closely interwoven with an ideological and political undercurrent that operated in the context of wholes and transcended the psychology of the individual through the community perceived as a volk: Dictionary of South African BiographyVol.
Hendrik Verwoerd was elected to the Senate later that year, and became the minister of native affairs under Prime Minister Malan inuntil his appointment as prime minister in He used the child psychology paradigm, whereby the different stages of development were not to be judged by adult norms. The University of Witwatersrand psychiatrist, Alban Burke, has gone so far as to name certain racist academics and eugenics specialists that Verwoerd allegedly met and communicated with during his stay in Germany but provides hhesis evidence for this.
Die belangrikste rede waarom Verwoerd Duitsland besoek het was vir blootstelling aan die mees resente tendense in die internasionale psigologie. Judge Andries Beyers ordered Tsafendas to be imprisoned indefinitely at the “State President’s pleasure”; in he died aged 81 still in detention.
Betsie Schombee, whom he married during his stay in Hamburg, related her memories of their time in Germany, but she only arrived after he had left Leipzig. Bewerings van ‘n ideologiese invloed van Duitse Nasionalisme verwoefd Verwoerd kom herhaaldelik voor in die historiese literatuur maar dit is nog nooit onderskraag deur argivale bewyse nie.
Institute of Southern African Studies. Enemy – food – comes just one after the other The word “ordinarius” for a head of department is derived from the official naming of “ordentlicher Professor”, which refers to the salary as well as the status of the incumbent.
In the summer ofVerwoerd registered as a student and signed up for a range of courses at the Psychological Institute. Vefwoerd the Depression years Verwoerd became active in social work among poor white South Africans. Verwoerd was also in charge of African education, which he believed should be adapted to the economic life of Africans in South Africa. Besides the occasional comment however, no research on this period has been undertaken so far.
The significance of space and setting : a critical analysis of selected South African fiction
On associationist psychology generally, see H. Wilhelm Verwoerd, who provided me via e-mail from 25 March with the dates, names of lecturers and content of the courses Verwoerd attended while he was in Germany. Racism in the Modern World.
The South African general election of was held on 26 May and saw the Nationalist Party together with the Afrikaner Party winning the general elections. This section relies largely or entirely upon a single source. The two parties amalgamated in as the National Party although Havenga was not comfortable with NP policy to remove coloured voters from the common voters’ roll.
The “primitives” were like children, an assumption that was widespread amongst colonialists in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century. Wertheimer, for example, did not draw on ethnocentrism in his study of the way “primitive peoples” use numbers to calculate.