What does it mean to be a constitutional state? What impact did apartheid have on democracy in South Africa? What are the key issues and dynamics in understanding South Africa's political position?
South African Politics: An Introduction provides students with an overview of how political policies have changed over time in South Africa, and how these policies impact socio-economic development. Theoretical concepts are presented in accessible language and examples ensure that students have a better understanding of the local political landscape. "Perspective" boxes offer further information and analysis to enrich students' learning.
Contributors include Victoria Graham, Vusi Gumede, Xolela Mangcu, Theo Neethling, Joleen Steyn Kotze, and David Welsh.