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Author Faure, A. M

Title South Africa : Designing New Political Institutions
Published London : Sage Publications, 1996


Description 1 online resource (289 pages)
Contents Cover; Table of Contents; 1 -- Introduction; 2 -- The Salient Features of the Interim Constitution; 3 -- The New South African Constitution; 4 -- The President and the Executive; 5 -- The Constitutional Court; 6 -- The Electoral System; 7 -- South Africa's Party System; 8 -- South Africa's Changing External Relations; 9 -- The New South Africa and the Armed Forces; 10 -- Administrative Justice in the Public Service Administration Interpretation of Section 24 of the Constitution; 11 -- Relations between State, Capital and Labour in South Africa: Towards Corporatism?
12 -- The Politics of Affirmative Action in the Old and the New South Africa13 -- The Reconstruction and Development Programme; 14 -- South Africa's Constitutional Development; 15 -- The New Parliament: Transforming the Westminster Heritage; Index
Summary The Republic of South Africa (RSA) held its first fully democratic elections in April 1994. They were a highly visible signal that the RSA is really moving from the era of apartheid towards a democratic constitutional state. The process is an archetypal case of a negotiated transition of a regime, and as such it is of great interest to students of constitutional mechanisms. The contributors to this book, leading South African political scientists, discuss the process, the difficulties and the achievements in the transformation of the RSA's political and legal institutions. They address various
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
Print version record
Subject Politics and government
Government - Non-U.S.
Government - Asia.
Law, Politics & Government.
SUBJECT South Africa -- Politics and government -- 1994-
Subject South Africa
Form Electronic book
Author Lane, Jan-Erik
LC no. 96221699
ISBN 9780857026088