Single title

Zunami! The 2009 South African Elections

This publication, edited by Roger Southall and John Daniel, provides the reader with an in depth analysis of the fourth democratic elections in South Africa. Election Results; Trends in Party Support and Voter Behaviour as well as the Role of the Media are just a few of the focus areas that the fourteen chapters cover. The book, published by Jacana Media, is based on research papers commissioned by the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung.Click on the pdf-symbol above to read reviews of the book.
Prefacevii
List of contributorsix
Statistical Notexi
List of abbreviationsxii
Zunami! The Context of the 2009 Election
Roger Southall
1
Trends in Party Support and Voter Behaviour, 1994–2009
Collette Schulz-Herzenberg
23
The Electoral System and Electoral Administration
Judith February
47
The ANC’s National Election Campaign of 2009: Siyanqoba!
Anthony Butler
65
Congress of the People: Between Foothold of Hope and SlipperySlope
Susan Booysen
85
Strategy, Sacrifice or Sour Grapes? Cope versus the ANC in theEastern Cape
Janet Cherry
114
The Democratic Alliance: Consolidating the Official Opposition
Zwelethu Jolobe
131
The IFP Campaign: Indlovu Ayisindwa Kwabaphambili!
Suzanne Francis
148
South Africa’s Smaller Parties (UDM, ACDP, ID and FF+): Searching for a Role and Fighting for Survival
Hans Maria Heÿn
163
Azapo, MF, PAC and UCDP: Searching for a Role and Fightingfor Survival
Tšoeu Petlane
181
Godzille and the Witches: Gender and the 2009 Elections
Shireen Hassim
196
Desperately Seeking Depth: The Media and the 2009 Elections
Jane Duncan
216
The National and Provincial Electoral Outcome: Continuity withChange
John Daniel, Roger Southall
234
Glancing Back, Looking Ahead: Tilting Left?
John Daniel
272
Notes280