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Poverty and policy in post-apartheid South Africa

Author: Haroon Bhorat; S M Ravi Kanbur; Human Sciences Research Council.
Publisher: Cape Town, South Africa : HSRC Press, 2006.
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The political freedoms ushered in by the post 1994 transition were seen at that time as the basis for redressing long-standing economic deprivations suffered by the majority of the population. The  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
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Poverty and policy in post-apartheid South Africa.
Cape Town, South Africa : HSRC Press, 2006
(OCoLC)654376997
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Haroon Bhorat; S M Ravi Kanbur; Human Sciences Research Council.
ISBN: 0796921229 9780796921222
OCLC Number: 74907813
Description: xvi, 471 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction : poverty and well-being in post-apartheid South Africa / Haroon Bhorat and Ravi Kanbur --
From chimera to prospect : South African sources of and constrains on long term growth, 1970-2000 / Johannes Fedderke --
Poverty and inequality in post-apartheid South Africa : 1995-2000 / Johannes G. Hoogeveen and Berk Özler --
Measuring recent changes in South African inequality and poverty using 1996 and 2001 census data / Murray Leibbrandt ... [et al.] --
Evolution of the labour market : 1995-2002 / Haroon Bhorat and Morné Oosthuizen --
Public spending and the poor since the transition to democracy / Servaas van der Berg --
Trade liberalisation and labour demand in South Africa during the 1990s / Lawrence Edwards --
Does city structure cause unemployment? : the case of Cape Town / Sandrine Rospabe and Harris Selod --
Crime and local inequality in South Africa / Gabriel Demombynes and Berk Özler --
Poverty, asset accumulation and shocks in South Africa : evidence from KwaZulu-Natal / Julian May --
Internal labour migration and household poverty in post-apartheid South Africa / Dorrit Posel and Daniela Casale --
Half-measures revisited : the ANC's unemployment and poverty reduction goals / Charles Meth.
Responsibility: edited by Haroon Bhorat and Ravi Kanbur.
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