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The Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) and the Tripartite Alliance: a marriage of (in)convenience?
(Faculty of Humanities, University of the Free State, 2012)
Since its formation in 1985, the Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) had played a significant role in the political landscape of South Africa. From the start, COSATU appeared to be in support of the then ...
Tendencies of a dominant party system in the Free State legislature (1994-2008)
(Faculty of Humanities, University of the Free State, 2010)
Dominant party tendencies exist either when a single party enjoys monopoly of power through the exclusion of other parties, or when the electorate continues to re-elect the same party despite the existence of other political ...
Student activism in a time of crisis-Zimbabwe 2000-2010: a tentative exploration
(Faculty of Humanities, University of the Free State, 2013)
The article examines student activism in Zimbabwe between 2000 and 2010 to investigate how Zimbabwe’s economic meltdown and political challenges influenced the nature and forms of student responses. While conceding that ...
The remaking of local government in the Eastern Cape: economic, demographic and political challenges
(University of the Free State, 2000)
English: This paper focuses on the problems and prospects of urban local government in the Eastern Cape region of South Africa. It commences with an overview of the institutional framework of local government in South ...
Multilingualism, Afrikaans and normative political theory
(University of the Free State, 2006)
English: This contribution focuses on the survival of Afrikaans within the framework of a multilingual South Africa. The first section provides a brief historical reconstruction of the power-political shifts that Afrikaans ...