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The South African Communist Party: Adapting to Thrive in a Post-Communist Age

Thomas Stanley Kolasa
Format
Book
Published
Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, 2015.
Language
English
ISBN
9780786478040 (softcover : alk. paper), 9781476620596 (ebook)
Summary
"This history describes how the South African Communist Party has flourished in a harsh political environment. Formed in 1921 as an affiliation of leftist organizations, it fought against the racist Apartheid regime, ascending to power in 1994 with the African National Congress. SACP is working towards a socialist future for South Africa while governing a capitalist country"--
Contents
  • Introduction : dinosaur or adaptor?
  • The SACP and ideology : the uncertain path between faith and pragmatism
  • The alliance : who is in charge?
  • The collapse of communism : the end of the beginning
  • The new South Africa : the SACP and the future.
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pages cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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