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Research outputs: DEMOCRACY

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2013 In the court of public opinion: attitudes towards the criminal courts

After two decades of democracy, do South Africans have confidence in our criminal courts? The courts require public support and institutiona...

2013 Constitutional democracy in South Africa - fanciful ideal or tangible reality?

South Africa's constitution has been hailed the world over as truly revolutionary, yet over the past 19 years, the country has struggled to ...

2013 Digital communication, democracy and active citizen engagement in South Africa

This article argues that in the rapidly changing world of today, it is strongly recommended that governments keep up with trends and that th...

2013 How popular protests influence public discourse and public accountability: revisiting the theory of public spheres in South Africa

This article analyses some major sociopolitical trajectories in South African society since the advent of democracy, in the light of the soc...