ELECTION 2019, change and stability in South Africa's democracy

: Schulz-Herzenberg (C.) & Southall (R.) eds.

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254pp., paperback, Johannesburg, 2019.


A collection of essays that analyse the party campaigns and the results, and explore "how the ANC managed to manufacture a sixth electoral victory despite its disastrous record in government since 2014." from the back cover

Contributions include:
"South African Democracy at Risk? The troubled context of the 2019 general elections" by Roger Southall
"Trends in Voter Participation: registration, turnout and the disengaging electorate" by Collette Schulz-Herzenberg
"A Campaign Born of Desperation: the 'good ANC' battles the 'bad ANC' in the electoral last chance saloon" by Anthony Butler
"Credible but Flawed: the management of the elections" by Kealeboga J. Maphunye
"The Smaller Parties: who's in and who's out" by Cherrel Africa.

Collette Schulz-Herzenberg is Senior Lecturer in Political Science, Stellenbosch University.
Roger Southall is Emeritus Professor in Sociology, University of Cape Town.