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The withering away of politically salient territorial cleavages in South Africa and the emergence of watermark ethnic Federalism
(Oxford University Press, 2019)
The policy of apartheid was an attempt to territorialize the white/black racial cleavage through the creation of bantustans, confining black political aspirations to 13 percent of the country, while the remainder of the ...
(University of Toronto Press, 2019)
South Africa is facing a major public safety crisis threatening its constitutional democracy. Personal violent crime (murder, rape and robbery) remains among the highest in the world; conuption in the public service is ...
From the Community Law Centre to the Dullah Omar Institute: The Path of Engaged Research
(UWC Press, 2020)
Commencing its life as a research, advocacy and constitution-building entity in 1990, the Community Law Centre, later becoming the Dullah Omar Institute, has over the past 29 years played a significant role in the shaping ...
Federalism under pressure: Federal ‘health’ factors and ‘co-morbidities’
The Covid-19 pandemic has been a ‘focusing event’ (Béland et al. 2020) for federalism like no other, placing it under the microscope and giving rise to the three questions set out in the introduction of this book. Each ...
South Africa: Surfing towards centralisation on the Covid-19 wave
When the Covid-19 pandemic reached its shores between February and March 2020, South Africa was already in a vulnerable situation – socially, economically, and politically. Although the country’s population, estimated ...
Introduction: How federations combat Covid-19
On 31 December 2019, the first cases of the coronavirus, Covid-19, were identified in Wuhan City, China. Its dramatic rate of transmission and deadly effects soon led to the city’s shutdown, but not before it took wing ...