Shelf classification: Politics/South Africa The Politics of the New South Africa Apartheid and After The Politics of the New South Africa provides a fascinating appraisal of the critical moments in the history and recent development of South Africa. As well as providing detailed coverage of segregation and racial supremacy, black opposition, politics under apartheid and violence and terror, the author also includes coverage of more recent events such as the transfer of power in 1994, enfranchisement and political realignment, the post-electoral period of adjustment and socio-economic transition, the findings of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission and the 1999 elections. Key features include: Completely up-to-date, showing students the dramatic and far-reaching changes in South Africa in the last decade. Includes a range of interviews conducted during the 1999 elections with politicians, public opinion organisations, international observers and the secretariat of the Independent Electoral Commission. In-depth boxed inserts on institutions, parties and key figures. A chronology, maps, appendices of critical documents and speeches and details of Internet sources provide additional assistance to the reader. An evaluation of the key issues of governance, the economy and crime levels, which still confront the young democracy. Written in an engaging and thought-provoking style, The Politics of the New South Africa is a welcome new text for students studying modern South Africa as part of a politics, area studies or development studies degree. Heather Deegan is a Reader in Comparative Politics in the Department of Politics and International Relations at Middlesex University. She is also a Fellow of the Africa Institute of South Africa in Pretoria and was a Visiting Lecturer at the University of Witwatersrand. Cover:Deegan, Heather is the author of 'Politics of the New South Africa Apartheid and After', published 2001 under ISBN 9780582382275 and ISBN 0582382270.