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This text provides substantial information and analysis by leading South African experts on topics relating to the 1994 election in South Africa. It covers: the bloody lead in and the joust with Inkhata; the way the parties campaigned and the media performed; the extended festival days of the election itself; what the results show about central and provincial government; and assessment of what the elections suggest about the future.
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For students and specialists, this useful and timely roundup of reflections on 1994's historic South African elections is written mainly by South African academics. Robert Mattes offers an analysis of the four-year lead-up to the elections, including the choice of a proportional representation voting system. Tom Lodge explains how the African National Congress targeted its message to different sectors of the electorate. Hermann Giliomee describes how the mostly white National Party managed to attract the "coloured" and Indian minorities. Other contributors assess the role of smaller entities like the Inkatha Freedom Party and the white right-wing, and look at the media's role and the voting tallies. U.S. academic Timothy Sisk warns that, after the euphoria, South Africa has a long road to rebuild, and Arend Lijphart pronounces that the new governmental structure is as good as could have been designed. Reynolds authored Voting for a New South Africa.
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Book Description David Philip, Publishers, 1994. Condition: Good. First Edition. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Seller Inventory # GRP34535474
Book Description David Philip, Publishers, 1994. Condition: Fair. some pencil markingsThis book has soft covers.Ex-library,With usual stamps and markings,In fair condition, suitable as a study copy. Seller Inventory # 2852083
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Book Description David Philip, Cape Town, 1994. Wrappers. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: None Issued. First Edition. Perspectives on the ground breaking elections from a diversity of voices. Seller Inventory # 19346
Book Description David Philip, Publishers, 1994. Soft cover. Condition: Good. wraps are shelf rubbed and edge worn. tanning. light marks. well bound. good copy.[S.N]. Seller Inventory # aobf