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Title From inequality to inclusive growth : South Africa's pursuit of shared prosperity in extraordinary times / edited by Jan Hofmeyr.
Imprint Cape Town, South Africa : Institute for Justice and Reconciliation, [2011?]

Series Transformation audit ; 2011.
Subject Labor market -- South Africa.
Poverty -- South Africa.
South Africa -- Economic policy.
South Africa -- Economic conditions -- 21st century.
South Africa -- Politics and government -- 21st century.
Alt Name Hofmeyr, J. H. (Jan H.)
Add Title At head of title on cover: TA transformation audit 2011
Transformation audit 2011
Description 1 online resource (xv, 112 pages) : color illustrations.
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Note Title from PDF title page (viewed on Mar. 28, 2012).
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 108-112).
Summary The 2011 Transformation Audit presents a collection of articles by South African thought leaders, which asks how the country can set goals and achieve them in a hostile global climate that threatens developmental gains that have been painstakingly achieved. For nearly two decades, South Africans have conducted exhaustive analyses of the country's challenges, embarked on bold scenario exercises and, more recently, produced forward looking strategies aimed at addressing these challenges. The most eminent of these in recent years were the Department of Economic Development's New Growth Path, and the National Planning Commission's Draft National Development Plan. We know now what the problems are and, by and large, what needs to change to address them. Courage is required now to forge consensus, to take decisions on strategies, and to start implementing them. As in previous years, this publication, with its slightly different format and appearance, seeks to provide analysis and provoke debate on how this might be achieved.
Contents Cover; Title page; Copyright page; Contents; List of tables and figures; Contributors; Acronyms and abbreviations; Preface; Introduction; Chapter 1 -- Economic Governance; The Economy at a Glance; Review. 'If you want peace, fight for justice': Economic policy in a divided society; Opinion. Nationalisation of mines; A necessary step towards economic liberation; Burdening the state does not serve the cause of economic liberation; Chapter 2 -- The Labour Market; The Labour Market at a Glance; Review. Employment under pressure: Inclusive strategies are in everybody's interest
Chapter 4 -- Poverty and InequalityPoverty and Inequality at a Glance; Review. Policies for reducing income inequality and poverty in South Africa; Opinion. Is it time to adopt a new developmental model?; Planning the status quo? A sustainable development model needs new thinking; Social and economic inclusion in post-apartheid South Africa; Chapter 5 -- Perceptions of Well-being; Public Opinion on Economic Security; Economic security in a time of uncertainty: A South African public opinion perspective; References; Back cover
ISBN 9781920489441 (electronic bk.)
1920489444 (electronic bk.)
Publisher # MWT11581736
OCLC # 781854128

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