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In search of South Africa’s second economy: Chronic poverty, vulnerability and adverse incorporation in Mt. Frere and Khayelitsha
(Institute for Poverty Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS), 2007)
Since 2003, South African policy discourse about persistent poverty has been dominated by the notion that poor people stay poor because they are trapped in a ‘second economy’, disconnected from the mainstream ‘first world ...
Real acts, imagined landscapes
(Institute for Poverty Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS), 2011)
Why do we want land and agrarian reform? Why should its policies be supported? Much can be said about its stated purposes and goals, but why do those goals matter — and to whom? If, as James Ferguson remarked earlier in ...
Without the blanket of the land: Agrarian change and biopolitics in post-apartheid South Africa
What are the responses – from above and below – to processes of jobless de-agrarianization? What are the dynamics and the consequences of the inclusion of poor, vulnerable and unruly populations within processes of ...