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Markets on the margins : mineworkers, job creation & enterprise development

Author: Kate Philip, (Writer on economic development projects)
Publisher: Woodbridge, Suffolk : James Currey, 2018.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Examines more than a decade of enterprise development strategies in marginal economic contexts in South Africa's mining communities and shows how this might impact on development strategies."--Publisher's description.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kate Philip, (Writer on economic development projects)
ISBN: 9781847012203 1847012205 9781847011763 1847011764
OCLC Number: 1005118920
Description: xvi, 222 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: setting the scene --
The 1987 mineworkers strike --
Conflict in the Transkei --
Power struggles in Lesotho --
Co-ops capture the imagination --
The NUM co-op programme --
Challenges of democratic ownership and control --
Rethinking degeneration in co-op theory --
MDA's Development Centre strategy --
Small enterprise: In the shadow of the core economy --
A new enterprise development paradigm --
Market development - or a new "anti-politics machine"? --
Breaking into higher value markets in the craft sector --
Marula: product innovation and value chains --
Implications for enterprise development strategy --
If markets are social constructs, how might we construct them differently?
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