324pp., paperback, Johannesburg, 2015
Susan Booysen examines Jacob Zuma's administration, demonstrating how the ANC has become centered on Zuma the person and how its defence of his leadership undermines its ability to govern.
"Ever found yourself wondering how the ANC works and what makes President Jacob Zuma tick? Read Susan Booysen's 'Dominance and Decline' to find out. You will come away informed, erudite and enlightened. Spliced with inside intelligence, prescient analysis and excellent data, this is a must-read book by an astute political observer." Ferial Haffajee, Editor-in-Chief, City Press
Susan Booysen is Professor at the School of Governance, University of the Witwatersrand. She is also the author of "The African National Congress and the Regeneration of Political Power" and "The ANC's March of Mangaung."