EISA's South Africa publications

Election observation missions

South Africa: Election observation reports and statements

Books and book chapters

  • Chapter 2 Party Coalitions in Post-Apartheid South Africa and their Impact on National Cohesion and Ideological Rapprochement 2006 Denis Kadima, IN Denis Kadima (ed), The Politics of Party Coalitions in Africa, pp 15-71
  • Consolidating Democracy - South Africa's Second Popular Election
    Tom Lodge, 1999 - R152- [out of stock]
    Contents: Introduction; Consolidating democracy; the Electoral System; South African voters; Party preliminaries; Campaign trails; Provincial proceedings; Inputs and outcomes; God's kingdom on earth; Conclusion: democracy consolidated? Postscript: Taking office; Thabo Mbeki's first government.
  • South Africa's Founding Democratic Election 1994: A Select and Annotated Bibliography
    Beth Strachan, 2005 - R45-
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    Bibliograpy comprising 1101 annotated entries, compiled in 1999. It reflects current preoccupations, the electoral process itself, preparations for the election, challenges and difficulties faced by the Independent Electoral Commission, the importance of the chosen electoral system, its implementation and consequences; the election results, their analysis, interpretation and correlation with political and opinion poll forecasts.sou2002pub
  • South Africa's Second Democratic Election 1999: An Annotated Bibliography
    Beth Strachan, 2001 - R45-
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    Books, pamphlets, periodical articles, reports and conferences are included. Newspapers articles are not. It is based on the stock of the Electoral Institute of Southern Africa's own library, reflecting its focus and direction. Additional source material has been gleaned from the records of the Africa Institute, the Human Sciences Research Council, the South African Institute of International Affairs and the University of the Witwatersrand as well as from relevant data bases.
  • One Woman, One Vote: The Gender Politics of South African Elections
    Eds Mary Simmons, Glenda Fick and Sheila Meintjies, 2002 - R50 -
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    EISA identified gender as a crucial variable in the politics of elections. Using the lessons of the past the contributors offer opinions for the future suggesting ways in which the impetus of the miracle of 1994 can be maintained.
  • Local Government in South Africa Elections 2000
    David Pottie and Heather Ford, 2001 - R10 -
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  • From a Tier to a Sphere: Local Government in the New South African Constitutional Order
    Eds Doreen Atkinson and M Reitzes, 1999 - R50 [out of stock] -
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    This collection of essays is the result of a year of collaborative effort by twelve local government specialists. The book examines the challenges posed by the new Constitution and by new policy directions in local government in South Africa.
sou2004pub

Research

Conferences

Handbooks and manuals

  • Conflict Management for Presiding Officers and Counting Officers in South Africa, A Brews and C Nupen, 1999
    The objectives of the handbook are to promote understanding of the nature of conflict in the context of the 1999 democratic election in South Africa to inculcate management skills that Presiding and Counting officers will require, and to provide case studies for the kinds of dispute that may arise
    order hard copy - R20
  • Conflict Resolving, EISA and IEC of RSA, 1999
    order hard copy - R20Legislation and Regulations for South Africa's Local Government Elections 2006
  • Legislation and Regulations for South Africa's Local Government Elections 2006
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  • South African Electoral Laws and Regulations, 2004 Tom Lodge, 2004
    It is intended to serve as a practical guide for electoral officials; party agents and candidates; observers; monitors; voter educators; reporters and broadcasters, and anyone else who may need to understand the legal framework within which these elections will be administered
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  • Legislation and Regulations for South Africa's Local Government Elections, Tom Lodge, Louise Olivier, A Venter, 2000
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  • Media and Electoral Law: A Guide For Print and Broadcast Editorial Personnel in South Africa, R Louw, 1999
    Summary of the role of the media in elections; introduction; election coverage by the media; role of the media; print media; broadcast media, electoral media restrictions that have been lifted; hate speech; advertisements; state publications; special votes for journalists and other media; electoral laws
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  • South African Electoral Laws and Regulations, 2nd ed, Tom Lodge et al, 1999
    It is intended to serve as a practical guide for electoral officials; party agents and candidates; observers; monitors; voter educators; reporters and broadcasters, and anyone else who may need to understand the legal framework within which these elections will be administered
    order hard copy - R20

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