South Africa After Apartheid: The First Decade

@article{Alence2004SouthAA,
  title={South Africa After Apartheid: The First Decade},
  author={Rod Alence},
  journal={Journal of Democracy},
  year={2004},
  volume={15},
  pages={78 - 92}
}
  • Rod Alence
  • Published 2004
  • Sociology
  • South Africa celebrated ten years of democracy in April 2004 with a third round of national elections. The African National Congress — led by Nelson Mandela's successor, Thabo Mbeki — won another overwhelming victory. The country's transition will be remembered for the surprising ease with which seemingly intractable conflict was subjected to the routine functioning of democratic institutions. This essay analyzes South Africa's first decade of democracy — covering themes of electoral politics… CONTINUE READING

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