Politics in South Africa: From Mandela to Mbeki

Politics in South Africa: From Mandela to Mbeki

by Tom Lodge



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Politics in South Africa: From Mandela to Mbeki by Tom Lodge

This well-informed and crisply written introduction will appeal to both students of contemporary politics and general readers interested in the new democracy.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780864865052
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Publication date: 01/01/2003
Pages: 314

About the Author

Tom Lodge is Professor in the Department of Political Studies at the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa. A noted commentator on contemporary politics in Africa and South Africa, he is the author of many books, including Black Politics in South Africa since 1945.

Table of Contents

Prologue: Nelson Mandela: Political saint in a new democracy1
Chapter 1The Alliance in power: Who rules South Africa?19
Chapter 2Regional government32
Chapter 3The RDP: Delivery and performance54
Chapter 4Land reform70
Chapter 5Local government reform86
Chapter 6Municipal elections 2000100
Chapter 7Countering corruption129
Chapter 8Democracy in a dominant party system153
Chapter 9Truth and reconciliation176
Chapter 10Civic movements and associational life205
Chapter 11The African Renaissance227
Chapter 12The Mbeki presidency241

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