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Author Habib, Adam, author

Title South Africa's suspended revolution : hopes and prospects / Adam Habib
Published Athens : Ohio University Press, 2013
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Contents Introduction -- Governance, political accountability and service delivery -- The political economy of development -- The viability of a sustainable social pact -- The evolution of state/civil society relations -- South Africa and the world -- What is to be done? -- Reinterpreting democratic and development experiences
Summary South Africa's Suspended Revolution tells the story of South Africa's democratic transition and the prospects for the country to develop a truly inclusive political system. Beginning with an account of the transition in the leadership of the African National Congress from Thabo Mbeki to Jacob Zuma, the book then broadens its lens to examine the relationship of South Africa's political elite to its citizens. It also examines the evolution of economic and social policies through the democratic transition, as well as the development of a postapartheid business community and a foreign policy desi
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Civil society -- South Africa.
Democratization -- South Africa.
Economic development -- South Africa.
Post-apartheid era -- South Africa.
South Africa -- Economic policy.
South Africa -- Politics and government -- 1994-
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0821444778 (electronic bk.)
9780821444771 (electronic bk.)