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Changing Social Policy free pdf Outlining the transformation of the discriminatory welfare system under apartheid, this South African study explains the more progressive and developmental social welfare system that has emerged in the post-apartheid era. It provides a broad overview of the context of policy reform at the time of South Africa's transition to democracy, identifies the patterns of poverty and inequality that the first democratically elected government of South Africa had to address, and delves into the welfare sector, focusing on the move towards developmental social welfare and the long-lasting societal benefits of using social security payments for children through the 1998 Child Support Grant.

About Francie Lund

Francie Lund is a member of the teaching and research staff at the school of development studies, University of KwaZulu/Natal, and is the author of Caring for Elderly People and Chains of Production, Ladders of Protection. She has consulted for the International Labor Organization and the World Bank. She lives in Durban, South Africa.

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Author : Francie Lund
Publisher : HSRC Press
Data Published : 31 October 2007
ISBN : 0796922004
EAN : 9780796922007
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 168 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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