South Africa: Democracy Without the People?

Year: 2002
Author: Mattes, Robert
Unit: DARU
Journal: Journal of Democracy
Volume: 13
Issue: 1
Pages: 22-36

A decade after the end of apartheid, South African democracy may be headed for trouble because the country has yet to fulfill the three requirements of democratic consolidation: inequality-reducing economic growth, stable institutions, and a supportive political culture.