Prospects for Elite-Driven Democracy in South Africa
Jeffrey Herbst looks at the pact that led to South Africa's first nonracial government in 1994. He finds that much of the optimism surrounding democratic transitions in Latin America is not justified in South Africa, because South African leaders have much more difficulty managing their respective constituencies.
Democratic Experiments in Africa: Regime Transitions in Comparative Perspective, Michael Bratton and Nicolas van de Walle Reviewed by Jeffrey Herbst
Launching Democracy in South Africa: The First Open Election, April 1994, R. W. Johnson and Lawrence Schlemmer, eds. Reviewed by Jeffrey Herbst
Opposition in South Africa: The Leadership of Z. K. Matthews, Nelson Mandela and Stephen Biko, Tim J. Juckes Reviewed by Jeffrey Herbst
United States Foreign Policy towards Africa: Incrementalism, Crisis and Change, Peter J. Schraeder Reviewed by Jeffrey Herbstmore by this author
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