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A negotiated democracy in South Africa?

A negotiated democracy in South Africa?

a survey of attitudes towards political, economic, and social transformation

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Published by Centre for International and Comparative Politics, University of Stellenbosch in Stellenbosch, South Africa .
Written in English

    Places:
  • South Africa,
  • South Africa.
    • Subjects:
    • Elite (Social sciences) -- South Africa -- Attitudes.,
    • Democracy -- South Africa.,
    • South Africa -- Politics and government -- 1989-1994.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [175]-185).

      StatementHennie Kotzé (editor).
      SeriesResearch report ;, no. 2 of 1993, Research report (University of Stellenbosch. Centre for International and Comparative Politics) ;, 1993, no. 2.
      ContributionsKotzé, H. J. 1947-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHN801.Z9 E44 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxi, 185 p. :
      Number of Pages185
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL841314M
      ISBN 100797204717
      LC Control Number95118354
      OCLC/WorldCa34195204

      Land Reform Revisited engages with contemporary debates on land reform and agrarian transformation in South Africa. The volume offers insights into post-apartheid transformation dynamics through the lens of agency and state making. The chapters written by emerging scholars are based on extensive qualitative research and their analysis highlights the ways in which people negotiate Cited by: 1. Get this from a library! The negotiated revolution: South Africa's transition to a multiracial democracy. [Peter Bouckaert; Stanford Center on Conflict and Negotiation.].

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