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The Comrades Marathon and politics - a long and winding road
(Faculty of Humanities, University of the Free State, 2009)
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Parliamentary whips in the modern era: a parliamentary necessity or a historical relic?
(Faculty of the Humanities, University of the Free State, 2014)
In the academic literature, very little has been done to chronicle the history and the development of whips in legislatures (parliaments). The lack of material on whips is in spite of the fact that, in political and ...
The political sociology of power in sport: a comparative analysis of the 1956 and 1981 Springbok rugby tours to New Zealand
(Faculty of the Humanities, University of the Free State, 2011-06)
The political sociology of power in sport has been undervalued as a field of study for many years. The predominant reason for this phenomenon is that the “innocence” of sport as a power politics vehicle shields the ...
Sport, politics and black athletics in South Africa during the apartheid era: a political-sociological perspective
(Faculty of the Humanities, University of the Free State, 2016)
The article examines the relationship between sport and politics in South Africa from a political-sociological perspective, with a specific focus on the status of black athletics in apartheid South Africa. The narrower ...
South Africa's constitutional development: a matter of Machiavelli's Prince and Hobbes' Leviathan rather than Montesquieu's Spirit of the laws?
(Faculty of Humanities, University of the Free State, 2010)
The democratisation and constitutional development of South Africa from a dominant parliament to a new constitutional order with a supreme constitution, was a significant development in the country’s constitutional ...
Patronage, state capture and oligopolistic monopoly in South Africa: the slide from a weak to a dysfunctional state?
(University of the Free State, 2017)
The aim of the article is to investigate the phenomenon of state capture from a political perspective. In the literature, discussions around state capture are principally done from an economic context, not from a political ...
Legislative immobility and judicial activism: the impact on the separation of powers in South Africa
(Faculty of Humanities, University of the Free State, 2013)
The division between the legislature/executive and the judiciary in a constitutional state is a very important, but precarious relationship. It is important that the political arm (legislature/executive) understand the ...
South Africa after 20 years of democracy: a case study
(University of the Free State, 2016)
The two decades spanning the end of the 20th and the start of the 21st Century were important phases in the global process of democratisation. The 1990s were epitomised by the ground-breaking 1991 publication of Samuel ...