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Alcohol consumption among HIV-positive pregnant women in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa: prevalence and correlates

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2017 Racial animosity and political party partisanship in South Africa: the case of the African National Congress and the black African majority

As it is in many countries, racial rhetoric is a feature of South African national government elections. The use of such rhetoric provokes t...

2016 The quest for 'three thirds' : the ANC's 2014 election campaign

This chapter examines the means by which the ANC utilises its discursive power, the power it derives through its political communications, i...

2015 Crafting dominance: political power and the marketing of the African National Congress

Recent analyses of the continued dominance of the African National Congress (ANC) have centred on its organizational, electoral, governmenta...

2013 Policy incoherence: a function of ideological contestations?

The chapter focuses on the years 2010 and 2011. Reference is made to preceding years to the extent that they shed further light on the origi...