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Title:Special Issue: Social protection in southern Africa: new opportunities for social development
Editors:Patel, LeilaISNI
Midgley, JamesISNI
Ulriksen, MarianneISNI
Periodical:Development Southern Africa (ISSN 1470-3637)
Geographic terms:Southern Africa
South Africa
Subjects:social development
social security
social policy
conference papers (form)
External link:https://www.tandfonline.com/toc/cdsa20/30/1
Abstract:A new generation of innovative social protection strategies is emerging in southern Africa. These are addressed in this special issue of 'Development Southern Africa', which is the result of an international symposium convened by the Centre for Social Development in Africa at the University of Johannesburg in May 2011. The issue has the following contributions: Social development and social protection: new opportunities and challenges (James Midgley); Trajectories of social protection in Africa (Stephen Devereux); Social protection, redistribution and economic growth (David Piachaud); The politics of social protection expenditure and financing in southern Africa (Marianne Ulriksen); 'Growing' social protection in developing countries: lessons from Brazil and South Africa (Armando Barrientos et al.); Gender and child sensitive social protection in South Africa (Leila Patel, Tessa Hochfeld, Jacqueline Moodley); The contribution of non-formal social protection to social development in Botswana (Rodreck Mupedziswa, Dolly Ntseane); Social protection in Lesotho: innovations and reform challenges (Marius Olivier); Are social protection programmes child-sensitive? (Scelo Zibagwe, Themba Nduna, Gift Dafuleya); Tackling child poverty in South Africa: implications of ubuntu for the system of social grants (Adam Whitworth, Kate Wilkinson); The South African disability grant: influence on HIV treatment outcomes and household well-being in KwaZulu-Natal (Lucia Knight, Victoria Hosegood, Ian M. TimŠus). [ASC Leiden abstract]