South Africa

SOURCE: Public opinion and polling around the world: a historical encyclopedia
OUTPUT TYPE: Chapter in Monograph
PUBLICATION YEAR: 2004
TITLE AUTHOR(S): M.Kivilu, B.Roberts, Z.Langa, J.Struwig
SOURCE EDITOR(S): J.G.Geer
KEYWORDS: POST APARTHEID SOUTH AFRICA, PUBLIC OPINION
Print: HSRC Library: shelf number 2299

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Abstract

A historical context of public opnion surveys in South Africa is essential, especially in a country that has experienced long periods of political upheaval. This article looks at who conducts these surveys in South Africa, how is information collected, keys issues and findings.