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Research outputs: DEMOCRACY

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2016 Enhancing active citizenry engagement in South Africa

The government of South Africa acknowledges that active citizen participation is a prerequisite for democracy and transformation. A core com...

2016 Whose economic freedom anyway?: revelations from the South African discourse

The Economic Freedom Index published by the Heritage Foundation ranks South Africa at 72nd out of 178 countries in terms of economic freedom...

2016 Demarcation for democracy or violence: Vuwani at glance: Vuwani rapid response/exploratory study: literature report

The volatile situation in Vuwani warranted an empirical investigation because it presents complexity in a democratic dispensation in which l...