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Political party caucuses and democracy: contradictio in terminis?
(Faculty of Humanities, University of the Free State, 2017)
The concept of “caucus” has historically been imbedded within practical politics and in the disciplines of political science and history. In a general sense, a caucus (also referred to as a parliamentary party) aims to ...
Equality and freedom in South Africa: creating a democratic paradox?
(University of the Free State, 2012)
English: South Africa’s democratic transformation from authoritarian rule to a constitutional democracy was a dramatic legal revolution that signalled the end of parliamentary sovereignty and its replacement by a supreme ...
Uti possidetis versus self-determination: Orania and an independent "volkstaat"
(Faculty of Humanities, University of the Free State, 2008)
Abstract not available
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 Comrades Marathon and politics - a long and winding road
(Faculty of Humanities, University of the Free State, 2009)
Abstract not available
Legislative immobility and judicial activism: the impact on the separation of powers in South Africa
(Faculty of the 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 ...
Raising the crossbar: power politics and the role values and self-interest in sport
(Faculty of Humanities, University of the Free State, 2013)
Within the broader ambit of sport the organisation and administration of athletics have been underpinned or driven by strong opposing undercurrents such as self-interests and basic values such as fairness and equality. ...
Monuments and meaning making: Freedom Park and the bumpy road to reconciliation and nation-building in South Africa
(Faculty of the Humanities, University of the Free State, 2012-06)
On Salvokop, just south of Pretoria, a new memorial in the form of an open park (Freedom Park) was established to honour those who had sacrificed their lives in the struggle for freedom and humanity, but also to enhance ...