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Socio-economic development of the Coloured community since the Theron Commission
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2000-12)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Poverty is a widespread phenomenon within the coloured community of South Africa. In 1976 the Theron Commission reported on coloured poverty and recommended widespread reform to the apartheid system ...
Employment, earnings and vulnerability in the South African labour market : an empirical investigation based on official survey data
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2003-03)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The welfare challenge that faces South Africa in the post-apartheid period is, at its core, defined by the high levels of poverty and inequality in the society. The labour market, as a provider of wages ...
Social mobility and cohesion in post-apartheid South Africa
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2015-04)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Twenty years after the end of apartheid, South Africa remains one of the most unequal countries in the world. Socio-economic polarisation is entrenched by the lack of social capital and interactions across ...
Using household surveys for deriving labour market, poverty and inequality trends in South Africa
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2012-12)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: In order to evaluate the extent to which South Africa achieve the objectives of poverty and inequality reduction as well as job creation, up-to-date and reliable data are required. Since the transition, ...
Improving the well-being of the poor through microfinance : evidence from the Small Enterprise Foundation in South Africa
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2011-12)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Poverty in South Africa’s rural areas is complex and severe, especially among female-headed households. The marginalisation of South Africa’s rural areas over a period of decades resulted in an acute ...