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Understanding the needs and challenges of a Black community in South Africa
This article reports on a study conducted with an unemployed group of community members residing in the Gugulethu Township in South Africa. The study aimed to gain an in-depth understanding of their needs and challenges, ...
Affirmative action in education and Black Economic Empowerment in the workplace in South Africa since 1994: policies, strengths and limitations
(BCES Conference Books, 2017)
This paper explains the concepts of Affirmative Action (AA) and Black Economic Empowerment (BEE) and the policies developed in post-Apartheid South Africa. It compares it to similar policies adopted in different contexts ...
Social responsibility in a troubled world
PURPOSE– Social responsibility (SR) in accepting the obligation to resolve the many troubling problems facing tomorrow’s generations is essential if those problems are to be effectively addressed. The purpose of this paper ...
Examining the performance of the South African economics departments, 2005-2014
This study examines the teaching and research activities of 17 Economics Departments in 2005-2014 by consulting the information from each university’s faculty prospectus, publication in accredited local and international ...
Exploring the eligibility criteria of the child support grant and its impact on poverty
(Springer Verlag, 2017)
One of the most important policy objectives in the post-apartheid South African economy is to reduce poverty. Although economic growth and job creation are the preferred sources of alleviating poverty and inequality, social ...