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Author Booysen, Susan, author.

Title The African National Congress and the regeneration of political power / Susan Booysen.

Publication Info. Johannesburg : Wits University Press, [2011]
2011

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Description 1 online resource (xix, 515 pages) : illustrations, charts, figures, tables
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Series BiblioLabs, LLC. Books.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary The ANC is a party-movement that draws on its liberation credentials yet is conflicted by a multitude of weaknesses, factions and internal succession battles. Booysen constructs her analysis around the ANC's four faces of political power - organisation, people, political parties and elections, and policy and government - and explores how, since 1994, it has acted to continuously regenerate its power.
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Contents Introduction : ANC pathways to claiming, consolidating and regenerating political power -- Aluta continua, from Polokwane to Mangaung -- The ANC and its pillars of people's power -- Power through the ballot and the brick -- Participation and power through co-operation, complicity, co-optation -- Power through elections: serial declines, but the centre holds -- Floor-crossing and entrenchment of ANC electoral supremacy -- Subjugation and demise of the (new) National Party -- Countered and cowered Congress of the People (Cope) -- State institutions as site of struggle in ANC wars -- Between centralisation and centralism : the Presidency of South Africa -- Policy, pursuit of the 'turn to the left' and the paradox of continuity -- ANC at a critical conjuncture : movement, people, elections, governance.
Note This work is licensed by Knowledge Unlatched under a Creative Commons license https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/legalcode
Language In English.
Subject African National Congress.
African National Congress. (OCoLC)fst00549188
Power (Social sciences) -- Africa.
Africa -- Politics and government -- 1960-
South Africa -- Politics and government -- 1994-
Society and social sciences Society and social sciences.
Politics and government.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- General.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Political Ideologies -- Democracy.
Politics and government. (OCoLC)fst01919741
Power (Social sciences) (OCoLC)fst01074219
Africa. (OCoLC)fst01239509
South Africa. (OCoLC)fst01204616
Chronological Term Since 1960
Indexed Term Political Science
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Booysen, Susan. African National Congress and the regeneration of political power. Johannesburg : Wits University Press, 2011 9781868145423
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