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Political violence in South Africa is employed in many different ways. In some cases, many violent protests do not require the use of armed weapons like machetes. In one article by Independent Online on September 15, 2005, that is cited in the Reddy article, a protest by high school studen...
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...y and the authoritarian tendencies of the state from the apartheid era could return, especially in a possibility of extremist ANC factions using political violence to take power in such a scenario. The reduction of state capacity by the ANC due to the violent and factional infighting and the lack of a strong, viable political opposition could herald a long period of political instability and uncertainty for the South African people.
Fields, Karl, Patrick O' Neil, and Don Share. “Cases In Comparative Politics” (New York, London: W.W. Norton, 2013)
Pinnell, Sabrina. “Topic 7: South Africa” Lecture, San Jose State University, San Jose, CA, March 18, 2014).
Reddy, Thievn. “ANC Decline, Social Mobilization and Political Society: Understanding South Africa's Evolving Political Culture,” Politikon 37 (December 2010): 185-206
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