Guarding the guardians: South Africa's chapter nine institutions

SOURCE: State of the Nation South Africa 2016: who is in charge?: mandates, accountability and contestations in the South African state
OUTPUT TYPE: Chapter in Monograph
PUBLICATION YEAR: 2016
TITLE AUTHOR(S): R.Calland, G.Pienaar
SOURCE EDITOR(S): D.Plaatjies, M.Chitiga-Mabugu, C.Hongoro, T.Meyiwa, M.Nkondo, F.Nyamnjoh
KEYWORDS: CHAPTER 9 INSTITUTIONS
DEPARTMENT: Democracy, Governance and Service Delivery (DGSD)
Print: HSRC Library: shelf number 9077

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Abstract

Against the backdrop of a seismic shift in the relations between the OPP and the executive, this chapter seeks to provide a glimpse into the history of the chapter nine institutions since their inception, with the intention of providing a sense of their trajectory and the politics that has inevitably accompanied their evolution.