ANATOMY OF THE ANC IN POWER, insights from Port Elizabeth, 1990-2019

: Ndletyana (M.)

R 450.00
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338pp., illus., paperback, Cape Town, 2020


Analysis of the African National Congress' performance and political decline post-1990 in Port Elizabeth. The party lost the city in the 2016 local elections.

""... a cogent analysis of how a liberation movement is impacted upon by transition into political office...". Joel Netshitenzhe, Executive Director and Board Vice-Chairperson of the Mapungubwe Institute for Strategic Reflection (MISTRA)

"... a perceptive and sophisticated analysis of both party and state, and the relationship between them, at local level." Janet Cherry, Head of Development Studies, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, Port Elizabeth

Mcebisi Ndletyana is Associate Professor of Political Studies, University of Johannesburg. He is the editor of Institutionalising Democracy: the story of the Independent Electoral Commission.