Roundtable Series

By Helen Suzman Foundation
Dec 01, 2006

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Issue One - December 2006 - The impact of political culture and traditions on democratic institutions and the consolidation of democracy

Issue One - December 2006 - The impact of political culture and traditions on democratic institutions and the consolidation of democracy

This is the first in The Helen Suzman Foundation’s new Quarterly Roundtable Series: The impact of political culture and traditions on democratic institutions and the consolidation of democracy. “There is a challenge confronting advocates of the values of tolerance and liberal constitutional democracy in all walks of life, in all political organisations and in all social movements. It is important to distinguish between those who wield political power for the common good and those who wield it for the sake of access to economic opportunity.”