Pierre du Toit

Pierre du Toit is professor of political science at the University of Stellenbosch, South Africa. His latest book is South Africa’s Brittle Peace: The Problem of Post-Settlement Violence (2001). He is the recipient of a Fulbright New Century Scholars award for 2002–2003.

July 2003, Volume 14, Issue 3

Why Post-Settlement Settlements?

The decaying trajectory of democratization in South Africa represents a kind of settlement failure, resulting for the main parties in the transition having come to the table with incompatible cultural paradigms of negotiation.