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Zunami! : the South African elections of 2009

Author: Roger Southall; John Daniel
Publisher: Auckland Park, South Africa : Jacana Media, 2009.
Dissertation: The South African general elections of April 2009 were the most momentous and important since the 'miracle' elections for a democratic parliament in 1994. Not only did they bring Jacob Zuma to the presidency of the country but threw up significant challenges to the ruling party from the breakaway Congress of the People (COPE), as well as from the Democratic Alliance (DA), which won an outright majority in the Western Cape.
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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 miracleelections in 1994. Not only the recent elections bring Jacob Zuma to the presidency of the country but they threw up significant challenges to the ruling  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Thesis/dissertation
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Roger Southall; John Daniel
ISBN: 9781770097223 1770097228
OCLC Number: 430283895
Description: xiii, 300 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Zunami! The Context of the Election / Roger Southall --
Trends in Party Support and Voter Behaviour, 1994-2009 / Collette Schulz Herzenberg --
The Electoral System and Electoral Administration / Judith February --
The ANC's National Election Campaign of 2009 : Siyanqoba! / Anthony Butler --
Congress of the People : 'Between Foothold of Hope and Slippery Slope / Susan Booysen --
Strategy, Sacrifice or Sour Grapes? Cope versus the ANC in the Eastern Cape / Janet Cherry --
The Democratic Alliance : Consolidating the Official Opposition / Zwelethu Jolobe --
The IFP Campaign : Indlovu Ayisindwa Kwabaphambili! / Suzanne Francis --
South Africa's Smaller Parties (UDM, ACDP, ID and FF+) : Searching for a Role and Fighting for Survival / Hans Maria Heyn --
Azapo, MF, PAC and UCDP : Searching for a Role and Fighting for Survival / Tsoeu Petlane --
Godzille and the Witches : Gender and the 2009 Elections / Shireen Hassim --
Desperately Seeking Depth : The Media and the 2009 Elections / Jane Duncan --
The National and Provincial Electoral Outcomes : Continuity with Change / John Daniel and Roger Southall --
Glancing Back, Looking Ahead : Tilting Left? / John Daniel.
Responsibility: edited by Roger Southall and John Daniel.
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