Entries by Stephen Rule

Social Attitudes

Policymakers should take account of the extent to which South Africans hold traditionalist views in the areas of sexuality, abortion and the death penalty. The majority are now faced with a set of human rights entitling them and their countrymen to engage in practices that are contrary to the upbringing, socialisation and religious beliefs.  Conversely, […]

Evaluation of elections

A widespread trust in the government, satisfaction with the way it had governed the country, and a perception that race relations had improved since 1994, accounted for the high proportion of votes received by the ANC in the 1999 national and provincial elections. http://www.hsrcpress.ac.za/product