Synopsis Policy Studies Bulletin of CPS Vol 10 No 2, June 2009

"These five papers cover various aspects of the South African elections and implications of these elections. Fiona White's paper looks in depth at those factors that shaped the ANC's victory in 2009. Rapoo explores the implications of the 2009 elections for provincial governments. Richards, Zakwe focus on the meaning of the 2009 elections for young people in South Africa. Mokwena argues that political parties' manifestos lack depth in their attempt to address issues of concern for rural women."