restricted access   Volume 87, 2015

Table of Contents

Notes on Contributors


p. i

Introduction: Understanding the ANC at sub-national level

pp. 1-12


The politics of numbers: national membership growth and subnational power competition in the African National Congress

pp. 13-31

Provinces as bulwarks: centrifugal forces within the ANC

pp. 32-54

Factions, contestations and mining's missing millions: the African National Congress in North West province since 1994

pp. 55-71

Party over outsiders, centre over branch: how ANC dominance works at the community level in South Africa

pp. 72-94

African National Congress: from an emancipatory to a rent-seeking instrument

pp. 95-116

The enemy within: factionalism in ANC local structures — the case of Buffalo City (East London)

pp. 117-134

Members of members: the ANC's Manzini branch in Mpumalanga

pp. 135-150

Zuma, Malema and the provinces: factional conflict within the African National Congress

pp. 151-174


The Hidden Thread: Russia and South Africa in the Soviet era by Irina Filatova and Appollon Davidson (review)

pp. 175-177

Mandela’s Kinsmen: nationalist elites and apartheid’s first bantustan by Timothy Gibbs (review)

pp. 178-181