Political Parties in South Africa

Political Parties in South Africa

Do They Undermine or Underpin Democracy?

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Political scientists in South Africa analyze the role and impact of political parties on the the country's politics and government. They cover whither the African National Congress' dominance: waning electoral dominance and rising hegemonic dominance; the need to reform the electoral system in South Africa: a constitutional engineering perspective; women, the electoral system, and political parties; political parties and political leadership: sewing reconciliations or divisions; whether political parties still shift public opinion; securing their future: using election campaigns to safeguard the party system; political parties and their capacity to provide parliamentary oversight; African National Congress hegemony: social and economic ramifications for South Africa; and the African National Congress and South Africa's foreign policy and diplomacy: a decolonial African perspective. Distributed in the US by the African Books Collective. Annotation ©2018 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)

Publisher: Pretoria, South Africa :, Africa Institute of South Africa,, 2017
Copyright Date: ©2017
ISBN: 9780798305105
Characteristics: 1 online resource (236 pages) : illustrations
Additional Contributors: Thuynsma, Heather A. - Editor


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