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South Africa
  • Capital: Pretoria
  • Population: 49000000
  • Size: 1219912.0 Km2

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Women workers and the politics of claims-making in a globalizing economy
N. Kabeer / Political and Social Economy of Care (UNRISD) 2015
This paper draws on empirical studies to examine how the politics of claims-making by women workers in the Global South have evolved in the context of increased globalisation. The paper distinguishes between three categories of women ...
Judicial activism as a tool for the actualisation of socio-economic rights in Nigeria: comparison with Indian and South African experience
M. B. Tanko 2015
Due to the provisions in the 1999 constitution which gives room for judge’s activism, it is sometimes said that judicial activism is the most viable route for the actualisation of socio-economic rights for Nigerian citizens. Thi...
South Africa and the post–2015 Development Agenda
Institute for Global Dialogue, South Africa 2013
This seminar considered how the South African government, together with other stakeholders such as civil society and private sector, can collectively contribute to the post-2015 development Agenda, as well as ensuring that there is jo...
Connecting the global to the local: reflections on CSW 59 and the work of collective actors to address structural violence in South Africa
T Shahrokh; E Mills / Institute of Development Studies UK 2015
This report from Thea Shahrokh and Elizabeth Mills of the Institute for Development Studies reflects on the 59th session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW59), and ties it to the work of collective actors addressing st...
Promoting restorative justice in South Africa's correctional services
Centre for Conflict Resolution, University of Cape Town (UCT) 2006
Since its inception in 1998, the Prisons Transformation Project (PTP) of the Centre for Conflict Resolution (CCR), based in Cape Town, South Africa, has worked extensively with the South African Department of Correctional Services (DC...
Are South Africa's youth really a 'ticking time bomb'?
R. Mattes; S. Richmond / Afrobarometer 2015
This paper reviews longitudinal survey data on South Africa’s political culture produced by the Institute for Democracy in South Africa (1994-1998) and Afrobarometer (2000-2011) and finds that while there are real problems with ...
South Africa's emerging black middle class: A harbinger of political change?
R. Mattes / Afrobarometer 2014
South Africa has seen a significant increase in the size of its black middle class in the post-apartheid period, but the attitudinal consequences of indicators of the middle class, as of 2011, are inconsistent and modest in size. Whil...
The 2009 KwaZulu-Natal election: a drop in levels of intimidation and violence?
African Centre for Constructive Resolution of Disputes 2009
This report is based on the analysis of 523 observation records submitted by the African Alliance for Peace (AfAP) observer teams covering the pre-polling, polling and post polling periods of the elections in KwaZulu-Natal in violent ...
Mediating a convoluted conflict: South Africa’s approach to the inter-party negotiations in Zimbabwe
L. Mhandara; A. Pooe / African Centre for Constructive Resolution of Disputes 2013
In the late 1990s, Zimbabwe became trapped in a ditch of multifaceted crises that were pronounced in the contest for political power between the ruling Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front (ZANU-PF) and the opposition Movem...
Access to affordable land for housing: initial regulatory impact assessment
Urban LandMark 2006
In South Africa, provision of affordable, well-situated housing close to existing services and work places is hampered by the high cost and scarcity of appropriate land. Consequently, most new low-income housing projects have been dev...
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