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  • Moenie Stres Nie!by Alan Knott-Craig

    Bookstorm 2014; US$ 7.99

    Suid-Afrikaners onthou toe beurtkrag in 2008 die land tot stilstand gebring het. Daar was 'n stormloop vir opwekkers en eiendom in Perth, Australi?. 'n E-pos vanaf Alan Knott-Craig wat Suid-Afrikaners herinner aan die positiewe dinge verbonde aan 'n lewe in Suid-Afrika het soos blits versprei en reaksies van duisende Suid-Afrikaners ontlok.... more...

  • Turning Points in African Democracyby Abdul Raufu Mustapha; Lindsay Whitfield

    Boydell & Brewer Group Ltd 2013; US$ 21.86

    Radical changes have taken place in Africa since 1990. What are the realities of these changes? What significant differences have emerged between African countries? What is the future for democracy in the continent? The editors have chosen eleven key countries to provide enlightening comparisons and contrasts to stimulate discussion among students.... more...

  • The Devil In The Detailby Paul Holden; Hennie van Vuuren

    Jonathan Ball Publishers 2011; US$ 24.79

    The South African ‘Arms Deal? was never a single event. Rather it was, and still is, a series of scandals and outrages, all contributing towards a dubious momentum that takes South Africa further away from transparent democratic practice. The Devil in the Detail, written by two of South Africa?s leading researchers on the subject, takes the reader... more...

  • Hope & Fearby Tony Leon; Helen Suzman; David Welsh

    Jonathan Ball Publishers 2012; US$ 16.04

    Hope & Fear is a selection of speeches and writings by Tony Leon, former leader of the Democratic Alliance (DA) and its predecessor, the Democratic Party (DP). It records a period in which Leon took the party from the edge of political extinction to the centre of political debate and massively increased voter support. Leon speaks and writes with... more...

  • After The Partyby Andrew Feinstein

    Jonathan Ball Publishers 2010; US$ 17.50

    After the Party burst onto the South African political scene when it was published in 2006, becoming an instant bestseller. Detailing ex-ANC MP Andrew Feinstein's involvement with the ruling party – his euphoria at being part of the new South Africa followed by a growing disillusionment over the ANC's handling of HIV/AIDS and in particular the notorious... more...

  • Zunami!by John Daniel; Roger Southall

    Jacana Media 2010; US$ 17.99

    Analyzing the South African general elections of April 2009, the voting trends and results, this investigation also ponders the future prospects for South Africa. Those elections were the most momentous and important for a democratic Parliament since the “miracle? elections in 1994. Not only the recent elections bring Jacob Zuma to the presidency... more...

  • Choosing to be Freeby Billy Keniston

    Jacana Media 2014; US$ 10.99

    ‘Human beings can choose. They can stand back and look at alternatives. Theoretically, they can choose about anything. They can choose whether to live or to die; they can choose celibacy or promiscuity, voluntary poverty or the pursuit of wealth, ice-cream or jelly.? – Rick Turner Born in Cape Town on 25 September 1941, Rick Turner was one of... more...

  • South Africaby A M Faure; Jan-Erik Lane

    SAGE Publications 1996; US$ 57.00

    South Africa held its first fully democratic elections in April 1994. The process was an archetypal case of a negotiated transition of a regime, and as such it is of great interest to students of constitutional mechanisms. The contributors to this book discuss the process, the difficulties and the achievements in the transformation of the South Africa's... more...

  • The Idea of the ANCby Anthony Butler

    Ohio University Press 2013; US$ 11.99

    The African National Congress (ANC) is Africa?s most famous liberation movement. It has recently celebrated its centenary, a milestone that has prompted partisans to detail a century of unparalleled achievement in the struggle against colonialism and racial discrimination. Critics paint a less flattering portrait of the historical ANC as a communist... more...

  • South Africa?s Suspended Revolutionby Adam Habib

    Ohio University Press 2013; US$ 21.99

    South Africa?s Suspended Revolution tells the story of South Africa?s democratic transition and the prospects for the country to develop a truly inclusive political system. Beginning with an account of the transition in the leadership of the African National Congress from Thabo Mbeki to Jacob Zuma, the book then broadens its lens to examine the... more...