Karen E. Ferree
Publisher: Cambridge University Press; Reprint edition (January 2, 2014)
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Post-apartheid South African elections have borne an unmistakable racial imprint: Africans vote for one set of events, whites aid a special set of events, and with few exceptions, there is not any crossover vote casting among teams. those balloting developments have solidified the dominance of the ruling African nationwide Congress (ANC) over South African politics and grew to become South African elections into "racial censuses." This booklet explores the political assets of those results. It argues that even though the beginnings of those styles lie in South Africa's prior, within the results apartheid had on electorate' ideals approximately race and future and the reputations events cast in this interval, the persistence of the census displays the ruling party's skill to exploit the powers of workplace to avoid the competition from evolving clear of its apartheid-era get together label. by means of maintaining key competition events "white," the ANC has rendered them powerless, solidifying its carry on strength even with an more and more restive and disenchanted citizens.