Democracy's dividend: does democracy work for South Africans?

SOURCE: HSRC Review
OUTPUT TYPE: Journal Article
PUBLICATION YEAR: 2014
TITLE AUTHOR(S): B.Roberts, S.Gordon
KEYWORDS: DEMOCRACY, POST APARTHEID SOUTH AFRICA
DEPARTMENT: Democracy, Governance and Service Delivery (DGSD)
Print: HSRC Library: shelf number 8259

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Abstract

Satisfaction with democracy in one of the most common measures of political support for democracy employed in survey research, serving as an effective barometer of general democratic functioning in any society. The author examined trends in democratic satisfaction over the course of the last decade and found strong discontent.