Petty apartheid

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In South Africa, apartheid is often classified into two manifestations: petty and grand apartheid. Petty apartheid was the crudest and most-obvious aspect of daily apartheid, manifesting in the routine physical segregation and partitioning of facilities, urban spaces and commons by color-based criteria and establishing a physical, spatial and material race hierarchy. These essential form of petty apartheid segregation was also one of quality, whereby the best of facilities, urban spaces and the commons was reserved for whites only. (See Grand apartheid)