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Research outputs: DEMOCRACY

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2020 Ben Turok: an exiled democrat

Struggle stalwart and self-styled 'organic intellectual' Benjamin 'Ben' Turok valued ethics above self-interest, and he also valued integrit...

2020 Political culture in South Africa

This chapter discusses South Africa's political culture following the end of apartheid in 1994. Central to successful democratic consolidati...

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2019 Poverty and inequality: a preliminary postscript

In this retrospective and prospective chapter we offer brief and tentative conclusions to a volume charged with the almost impossible task o...

2019 South Africa 2018: the state of the discussion on poverty and inequality

The purpose of this introduction is to map and address some of the conceptual issues that have arisen in the development of this recovery ag...