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Contemporary South Africa by Anthony Butler


Contemporary South Africa by Anthony Butler

This highly-regarded text provides a wide-ranging introduction to the social, political, cultural and economic life of South Africa. Thoroughly revised and updated, the third edition takes account of recent key developments, including the impact of the economic crisis, the ongoing HIV/AIDS epidemic, and increasing tensions within South Africa's politics and government.

About the Author

ANTHONY BUTLER is Professor of Political Studies, University of Cape Town, South Africa. He is a former fellow of Emmanuel College at the University of Cambridge and a past Director of the Politics and Administration programme at Birkbeck College, University of London.

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Publication date

18th May 2017


Anthony Butler

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Palgrave an imprint of Palgrave Macmillan


221 pages


Politics & government
Comparative politics



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