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The impact of poverty and inequality on the dignity of lone mothers in South Africa
(Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies, University of the Western Cape, 2014)
The purpose of this themed working paper is to explore lone mothers’ accounts of what dignity means in the context of their lives and how the experience of poverty and inequality impacts on their sense of dignity. This ...
Poverty erodes dignity: perspectives of low income female caregivers in South Africa
(Institute for Poverty Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS), 2014)
Dignity is a foundational value in South Africa’s Constitution and is also experienced as a psycho-social phenomenon. Dimensions of dignity were explored with almost two hundred low income female caregivers and the impact ...