TA 2011 Report

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List of tables and figures
Contributors

Acronyms and abbreviations

Preface

INTRODUCTION, Jan Hofmeyr

 

CHAPTER 1: ECONOMIC GOVERNANCE


The Economy at a Glance

Review: ‘If you want peace, fight for justice’: Economic policy in a divided society, Neva Makgetla

Opinion: Nationalisation of mines
A necessary step towards economic liberation, Chris Malikane
Burdening the state does not serve the cause of economic liberation, Michael Spicer

 

CHAPTER 2: THE LABOUR MARKET


The Labour Market at a Glance

Review: Employment under pressure – inclusive strategies are in everybody’s interest, Saliem Patel

Opinion: Are labour unions still serving the interests of the entire working class?
Reinvent to remain relevant: The challenge for unions as the voice of the working class, Ebrahim-Khalil Hassen
Trade union strategies are not helping the poor and unemployed, Carol Paton

 

CHAPTER 3: SKILLS AND EDUCATION


Skills and Education at a Glance

Review: The challenge of South African schooling: dimensions, targets and initiatives, Linda Chisholm

Opinion: Do uniform targets help to improve schooling outcomes?
Balanced criteria should replace perverse pass-rate incentives, Nick Taylor
Beware of the misleading means and measures, Russell Wildeman

 

CHAPTER 4: POVERTY AND INEQUALITY


Poverty and Inequality at a Glance

Review: Policies for reducing income inequality and poverty in South Africa, Arden Finn, Murray Leibbrandt & Eva Wegner

Opinion: Is it time to adopt a new developmental model?
Planning the status quo? A sustainable development model needs new thinking, Patrick Bond
Social and economic inclusion in post-apartheid South Africa, Vusi Gumede

 

CHAPTER 5: PERCEPTIONS OF WELL-BEING


Public Opinion on Economic Security

Economic security in a time of uncertainty: A South African public opinion perspective, Jan Hofmeyr & Lucía Tiscornia

 

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