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The African National Congress and the Regeneration of Political Power

Author: Booysen, Susan
Source: Directory of Open Access Books
Publisher: Wits University Press
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The ANC is a party-movement that draws on its liberation credentials yet is conflicted by a multitude of weaknesses, factions and internal succession battles. Booysen constructs her analysis around the ANC’s four faces of political power – organisation, people, political parties and elections, and policy and government – and explores how, since 1994, it has acted to continuously regenerate its power.